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Alpharetta First United Methodist Church

Alpharetta, Georgia, United States

Date Posted:
Church Staff - Other
United Methodist
Church Size:
4001 to 5000
Job Type:
Alpharetta First United Methodist Church
Job Description:

Alpharetta First United Methodist Church (www.afumc.org) is seeking a dynamic, Christ-centered individual to lead the Connections ministry through a part-time (20 hours/week) staff position.


Alpharetta Methodist is a vibrant family of faith (1,400+ average weekly attendance) located in a fast growing northern suburb of Atlanta.  The Connections staff is comprised of a Minister of Discipleship and Connections (who supervises the Connections Director), the part-time Connections Director, and the Events and Connections Coordinator.


The Connections Director connects people with: (1) Alpharetta Methodist through meaningful membership, (2) Christ-centered friends through classes, groups and activities, and (3) Significant serving opportunities on high-impact ministry teams.


Qualified candidates should possess:

  • A heart for connecting people with the local church
  • Proven ability to lead adult groups and teams
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Outstanding leadership, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • An energetic, flexible and team-player spirit
  • A clear understanding and belief in the United Methodist doctrine
  • Marketing and/or sales experience
  • Wise time-management, prioritization of tasks, and delegation of leadership
  • Database management (ACS preferred), Microsoft Office, and strong computer and typing skills
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required
  • Minimum of 3-5 years experience working on church staff or in a volunteer ministry leadership role

The selected individual will be expected to begin employment by 01/15/2016.


Resumes should be submitted along with salary requirements to René Watson, Minister of Administration, via e-mail to hr@afumc.org, or mailed to AFUMC, Attn. René Watson, 69 North Main Street, Alpharetta, GA 30004 or faxed to (770) 521-8787. 

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About the Church

Alpharetta First United Methodist Church

At Alpharetta First United Methodist Church, we are Christians who are excited to be part of the United Methodist Church. Historically, Methodists are known for our emphasis on a personal faith, lived out in concrete ways in the world. We value well-informed and passionate preaching, lively worship, and small groups where people can grow in faith.