Local Church News and Events

Rev. Bert Kite will be portraying John Wesley on Sunday, September 23 at Waverly UMC at 3 p.m. during the Waverly Park festival 

North United Methodist Church to Host Citywide Taizé Service Sunday, Sept. 30

Four Indianapolis churches that offer a monthly Taizé worship service combine their efforts to present a citywide Taizé service annually. This year that service will be held at 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30 in the sanctuary of North United Methodist Church, 3808 North Meridian Street, and the public is encouraged to attend.

East Tenth United Methodist Children and Youth Center Hosts 13th Annual Dinner and Silent Auction

East Tenth is looking forward to celebrating an exciting year with you—our friends, parents, donors, staff, and children—on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at Marian, Inc. You can learn more about the event, purchase tickets ($35/person), confirm your sponsorship, and/or make a donation in support of the event by clicking HERE.

Kenya Mission Trip sponsored by Aldersgate UMC in Evansville

Dates:  Feb. 1-16, 2019

Location:  2 villages in southwest Kenya

Project:  4 day Medical/Dental/Eyeglass Clinic, 2 day Eyeglass Clinic, Child Sponsorship Program, day-long Bible School 

Volunteers needed:  Non-medical or medical support staff, those interested in being with children

Cost:  $2000 without air travel to Kenya, includes safari in Masai Mara.

Leader: Rev. Lynn Renne who has been leading groups to this location for the past 12 years.

Contact:  Lynn.Renne@aldersgateum.org

Websites:  www.aldersgateum.org and www.missionpartnerskenya.org

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Wesley United Methodist Church is hiring a Part-Time Church Treasurer

Wesley United Methodist Church in Indianapolis, Indiana is seeking a part time Church Treasurer (Bookkeeper) to execute the normal duties and responsibilities of general bookkeeping. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Keep accurate and detailed financial records.
  • Follow church financial policies.
  • Perform general bookkeeping for accounts receivable and accounts payable functions.
  • Balance the church’s books monthly.
  • Prepare monthly and annual financial reports.
  • Administer online and electronic giving.

Candidate must demonstrate spiritual character and maturity, passion for Christ and the church, effective communication and administration skills and teamwork. Experience with financial software specifically developed for churches is desirable.

Interested applicants are asked to send a cover letter and resume to office@wesleyumcindy.org,

Attn: Pastor. Responses received by September 29 will be given priority consideration.

Speedway United Methodist Church is hiring a Childcare Ministry Director

Speedway United Methodist Child Care Ministry is in need of a Director. 5011 West 16th St. Speedway, IN 46224


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education or Early Childhood Education.
  • Submit to and successfully pass state and federal background checks.
  • Have excellent communication (written and oral) abilities and competency in general computer applications (e.g. Microsoft Word and Excel)
  • Be self-motivated, highly organized, possess time management skills, leadership, and interpersonal skills.
  • Well-versed in state licensing standards including Paths to Quality requirements.

Please send resumes to sumc5011@gmail.com by September 24, 2018.

Castleton UMC is hiring an Associate Director of Family Ministries

Job Purpose: Working with the Director of Family Ministries to partner the local church, families, and neighbors in making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world with an emphasis on Children and Children’s music.

This is a full-time position:

  • 40 hours per week, benefits available
  • Pay range is $38,000-$40,000

United Methodist Foundation of Indiana, Inc. hiring Development Assistant

The Development Assistant is responsible for supporting the Foundation and its Development office through phone communication, general digital and print communication, office administration, and overall support of the Director of Development. Read the full description HERE.

Do you know an outgoing individual who loves to travel and has a 
passion for recruiting future leaders for the Church? 

United Theological Seminary is hiring a student recruiter. The student recruiter will travel 75% of the time to conferences and colleges to talk to potential students about United. This job is perfect for someone who loves connecting with men and women of all backgrounds about God's call on their lives, praying with people and casting vision for what the Lord is doing in and through United. Click here to learn more about this full-time, salaried position.

Bradley UMC 

Bradley UMC is seeking a part-time Praise Leader. Click on the position title for full details.

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