Local Church News and Events

Otterbein Franklin SeniorLife Community Photos and Video

Check out these photos and video from the Dec. 1, 2017 Dedication event by visiting our FB page

Indianapolis Bethel Hosts Rev. Monty Barker's Retirement Celebration

All are invited to Pastor Monty Barker's retirement celebration at Indianapolis Bethel on Sunday, December 31 from 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 pm. The church address is 5252 W. 52nd Street, Indianapolis. We would love for you to stop by and wish Monty well. If you can't make it to the reception, cards are welcome. Please send to Monty's home at 7928 Acre Ln., Brownsburg, IN  46112.

Amity UMC Hosts ERT Training

Amity UMC will be hosting Emergency Response Training on January 27 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Stay tuned for more details! 

Employment Opportunities

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Bradley UMC 

Bradley UMC is seeking a part-time Office Manager and a part-time Praise Leader. Click on the position titles for full descriptions and details. 

St. Vincent Hospice Chaplain Needed

St. Vincent Hospice has an immediate opportunity for a PRN Chaplain. We're seeking experienced candidates with a minimum of 1 year Hospice experience or related experience, Master's Degree, CPE / Clinical Pastoral Education experience. 

This position ministers to all patients, families and staff, regardless of their personal faith tradition, by providing appropriate spiritual services, i.e., listening, pastoral counseling, ethical consultation and prayer. The chaplain participates in educational programs and acts as a resource for physicians, staff, volunteers and the larger faith community. The Chaplain participates in organizational committees related to the Chaplains area of AHAH. Through personal presence, pastoral ministry and in-service education, the chaplain helps to promote and maintain a Christian atmosphere of quality patient-centered care.
Travel around the Indianapolis area is required, we also have a 10 bed inpatient unit on Payne Road that will be part of the ministry area.

Provide effective spiritual care as part of an interdisciplinary team that contributes to the well-being of staff, patients/clients, and their families. 
Document a spiritual assessment, intervention and plan of care. 
Provide leadership and education that shapes and supports the culture of spirituality, mission and values of Ministry Home Care. 
Advocate for patients and families within their organization. 
Create and facilitate rituals for individuals/groups and organizational needs. 
Participate in general, patient caregiver and physician orientation. 
Collaborate with area clergy to honor the requests of patients and families. 

Master's Degree in theological, ministerial or related field from an accredited college or university. A minimum of two units of Clinical Pastoral Education is required. Endorsement by Professional Chaplain Organization and/or Denominational Representative. Current Indiana driver's license, use of a car and proof of auto insurance.

One (1) to three (3) years of chaplaincy or related experience.

If interested or if you have any questions, please call Rev. Mark Powell at 317.518.0166.

Castleton UMC

Student Ministries Director
Large suburban mainline Church (Castleton UMC)  seeks full –time director of Student Ministries.  
Necessary skills include: a vital walk with Christ; willingness to care and teach youth and their families; desire to show youth what it means to live dailywith Christ, and a willingness to fully participate in a vital staff team.
Excellent Compensation.  Three years’ experience preferred. Send resumes to myrad@castletonumc.org.

North United Methodist Church

North United Methodist Church is looking for a Part-Time Minister of Visitation. Click on the job title for the full description.

Mt Auburn UMC

The Director of Worship Technologies prepares and implements all audio and visual components for Sunday morning services and all other church events. This preparation and implementation helps create an inviting worship experience which allows others to share in our mission of making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

Terms of Employment: The Director of Worship Technologies is a part-time staff position. Reports to: Operations Manager Supervises: Volunteers who serve with the audio/visual ministry in worship and children’s worship

Position Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Model agape love.

2. Design and implement a plan and recruit a team to provide audio-visual for worship services and other gatherings.

3. Oversee the setup of the audio-visual equipment for worship services on Sunday and oversee the tear-down of the audio-visual equipment after Sunday worship services.

4. Works with the worship planning team and prepares projection slides for Sunday services.

The Director of Contemporary Worship will be the “producer” of contemporary worship service and special programs. Although the senior pastor is the “director” in terms of setting the theme and overall direction, the Director of Worship will oversee and coordinate all the details that a service encompasses. The Director of Worship must be a visionary who is creative in leading people to God. The Director of Worship is a leader who can communicate a direction in a way that inspires those around him/her to join in the pursuit of that vision. This position is a pastoral one that therefore requires the individual to serve not solely as a musical or performing arts director but also as a shepherd to the people who serve in this ministry.

Terms of Employment: The Director of Worship is a full-time salaried position. Click HERE for the full position description and qualifications needed. 

Franciscan Health Mooresville

Franciscan Health Mooresville is seeking "on call" chaplains for weeknights and weekends. If you are interested in filling one of these positions and have one or more units of CPE, please call Fr Michael Burns at 317-528-2163.

University Heights UMC

Facilities Assistant Position: The Staff Parish Committee at University Heights UMC is looking for a person to fulfill the Facilities Assistant position. The hours for this position are 7:30 am to 12:30 pm on Sundays. Any person interested in the position or knowing of some person who may be interested should inform the church office at (317) 787-5347.

Bethel UMC Early Childhood Academy

Job Opportunity NW Indianapolis! BECA (Bethel Early Childhood Academy at Bethel UMC, 5252 West 52nd Street) currently has openings for full time teachers! CDA certification (Child Development Associate), a bachelor's degree, or equivalent experience working with children preferred. Teachers plan and implement Creative Curriculum. Apply via our Director and learn more at www.bethelumc.info/beca.html.