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Alpharetta First United Methodist Church

Connections Director

Alpharetta First United Methodist Church
Alpharetta, Georgia, United States

Date Posted: 12/09/2015
Categories: Church Staff - Other
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 4001 to 5000
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

Alpharetta First United Methodist Church ( 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, or mailed to AFUMC, Attn. René Watson, 69 North Main Street, Alpharetta, GA 30004 or faxed to (770) 521-8787.