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Alpharetta First United Methodist Church

Alpharetta, Georgia, United States

Date Posted:
Christian Education - Discipleship Pastor
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, experienced leader who will provide strategic leadership and vision for adult discipleship groups and ministry involvement. Alpharetta Methodist is a vibrant family of faith (1,400+ average weekly attendance) located in a fast- growing northern suburb of Atlanta. The Director coordinates adult classes and groups, providing resources and training for spiritual formation, and oversees the assimilation of people into study and service.


Qualified candidates should possess:

  • Solid relationship with Christ and his church
  • Clear understanding and belief in Wesleyan theology
  • History of building strong teams of adult volunteers and leaders
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Outstanding leadership and organizational skills
  • Energetic, flexible and team-player spirit
  • Willingness to live in Alpharetta or surrounding community
  • Bachelor’s degree (minimum); master’s level theological training preferred
  • 5-10 years of experience working in a large church (over 1,000 attendance)

Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Alpharetta Methodist provides an excellent benefits package including continuing education opportunities and retirement plan.


Resumes will be received through October 15, 2016 and should be submitted to hr@afumc.org or mailed to AFUMC, Attention: Human Resources, 69 N. Main Street, Alpharetta, GA 30009. Please include salary expectations. No calls please.

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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.