The Woodlands UMC

2200 Lake Woodlands Drive
The Woodlands, Texas 77380
281.297.5900 ·

Service Times

Traditional Worship
Sundays at 11:00 a.m.

Harvest Worship
Sundays at 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.

Loft Worship
Saturdays at 6:00 p.m.
Sundays at 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.

Chapel Worship
Sundays at 8:30 a.m. and 9:35 a.m.

Online Worship

Traditional Worship
Sundays at 11:00 a.m.

Harvest Worship
Sundays at 9:30 a.m.

Loft Worship
Sundays at 9:30 a.m.


Current Openings

Children’s Ministry

  • Early Childhood Ministry Leader

Creative Services

  • Weekend Worship Graphic Designer

Food Services

  • Cafe
  • Family Life Center Sous Chef


  • Child Care Worker

Special Needs Ministry

  • Ministry Assistant

Children’s Ministry: Early Childhood Ministry Leader

    Skills and Requirements:

    • Strong, growing Christian with a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and able to share Christ’s love with others
    • Early childhood or elementary teaching certificate and experience preferred
    • Attend and participate in Children's Ministry staff meetings, departmental meetings and all church staff chapels and meetings
    • Lead children, ages 3 yrs – Kindergarten, in a large group and small group settings
    • Help recruit, train and appreciate volunteers
    • Communicate and work with all church staff, volunteers and parents
    • Help plan, implement and modify curriculum for Early Childhood-aged children
    • Communicate and work with all church staff, volunteers and parents
    • Knowledge of the Bible and ability to retell Bible stories developmentally appropriate for young children
    • Participate in planning and implementation of Children’s Ministry Events*


    • Organize weekly sign-in sheets, name tags, and visitor information, and turn in information and volunteer forms to the Volunteer Coordinator
    • Help with coordination and communication for Sunday School volunteers
    • Submit supply and resource needs to be filled by administrative assistant
    • Help coordinate volunteers for craft team

    Program Involvement / Sunday Mornings:

    • Implement and deliver a developmentally aged appropriate curriculum, activities and resources
    • Help prepare craft and hands-on learning activities each week
    • Work with and assist the Early Childhood interns on Sunday mornings to meet ministry goals
    • Help to coordinate the music for praise and worship for large group on Sunday morning
    • Greet parents and volunteers and assist with child check-in process

    *Children’s Ministry Events:

    • Seasonal story time for preschoolers
    • Chapel service for The Methodist Day School and preschool two days a week
    • Children’s Christmas Eve Service and Easter worship services
    • Vacation Bible School
    • Father-Daughter Dance
    • Mother-Son Fall Ball
    • Fall Picnic


    Part-Time / Non-exempt / Hourly

    Work Schedule:

    20 – 25 hours per week with flexible work hours, weekly staff meetings, events pertaining to Early Childhood Ministries and Children’s Ministry sponsored events. Sunday morning availability required.

    Reports to:

    Children’s Ministry Director

    Contact Jennifer Sims for more information. No phone calls, please.

Creative Services: Weekend Worship Graphic Designer

    The Woodlands United Methodist Church seeks an experienced graphic designer / operator for the purpose of creatively advancing the Gospel message in a variety of worship styles (traditional, contemporary, modern).

    The Weekend Worship Graphic Designer will serve on the worship production team — a dedicated group of creatives with a passion for providing authentic worship in all worship communities at the church. The ideal candidate will work closely with the Worship Arts Director to bring visions and concepts from the pastoral leadership team to life in a meaningful and creative way.

    You are:

    • Passionate about worship
    • A self-starter
    • Reliable and consistent
    • A team player working in a creative and collaborative environment
    • Passionate about designing elements that serve a variety of worship venues
    • Organized and have a high attention to detail
    • Comfortable working under the pressure of multiple deadlines

    You have:

    • Proven success working with Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects, and Premiere
    • A strong grasp of worship presentation and planning software such as ProPresenter and Planning Center
    • A great eye for design detail and can visualize and conceptualize ideas
    • Experience communicating with clients to deliver a superior product
    • Proven ability to stay focused and successfully perform work tasks in a live production environment

    You will:

    • Work closely with the Worship Arts Director, pastors, worship leaders and production staff to develop and manage screen content including animated graphics, still graphics, song lyrics, sermon slide content, etc.
    • Attend weekly meetings where you will gather information for upcoming sermon series and services
    • Create and edit worship graphics; adapt graphic concepts for print, social media, web, and various other avenues for marketing and advertising
    • Compile, edit and manage song libraries on a weekly basis
    • Proof all screen content for accuracy, spelling, completeness, etc.
    • Operate screen graphics and video playback in worship on a weekly basis

    Our church is a dynamic and vibrant place to work. We seek to advance the Kingdom of God with our gifts and talents and all that we do. If you are a person with this skill set we want to work with you!

    This is a permanent, full-time salaried position with paid vacation and health benefits. Weekly work schedule requires various hours, Wednesday through Sunday. This role requires work during Christmas and Easter. Submit desired salary, resume and relevant creative samples to Steven Bedingfield, Worship Arts Director: No phone calls and no agency inquiries please.

Food Services: Sous Chef

    The Woodlands UMC is looking for a Sous Chef to be responsible for the school lunch program at The Family Life Center.


    • Work with the Director of Food Services to determine the lunch menu, order food and supplies, prepare food, and deliver/serve food to children in a school setting.
    • Culinary experience preferred.
    • Chef test required.


    • Excellent communication skills
    • Positive attitude
    • Commitment to customer service
    • Ability to work in a team
    • Willingness to serve


    • Part-time position
    • 25–29 hours per week
    • Summers off

    Contact Pam Herron for more information.

    Food Services: Cafe

      The Woodlands UMC Cafe has two part time openings. Duties include: running the cash register, taking and processing orders, food assembly and production, the delivery of orders (both at café and in school), cleaning and sanitizing. Attributes: positive outgoing personality, Customer service oriented, able to stand for prolonged periods, basic mathematics, and willingness to serve. Number of hours a week: 18 – 24. Shifts: Monday – Friday and Sunday from 8 am – 2:30 pm.

    Nursery: Child Care Worker

      Nursery child care worker positions available for Sunday mornings. The ideal candidate will be a strong Christian, love working with preschool-aged children and be a team player. The job requires the ability to lift 40 lbs. on a regular basis and excellent communication in English. In addition to Sunday mornings, weekday and evening hours may be available. Woodforest Worship Community positions coming soon. Contact Sabrina Horne at 281.297.5911.

    Special Needs Ministry: Ministry Assistant

      The Special Needs Ministry Assistant provides a consistent adult staff presence for Special Needs Ministry activities while fostering a positive environment for discipleship, fellowship, and worship. The Special Needs Ministry Assistant participates in Special Needs Ministry weekend worship activities and is also a vital component of Special Needs Ministry programming at The Woodlands UMC.

      Job Duties:

      Assist Special Needs Coordinators as directed, including but not limited to:

      • Preparing teaching materials.
      • Providing direction to intern and volunteer team on weekends.
      • Welcoming participants and their families upon arrival.
      • Teaching or assisting with individual or group lessons.
      • Reinforcing and facilitating small group activities.
      • Overseeing safe and timely dismissal.
      • Ensuring the environment is clean and all materials put away.
      • Other duties as assigned.

      Skills and Requirements:

      • A growing Christian with passion to share God’s love with everyone.
      • Experience and/or familiarity with various disabilities (training is available).
      • Experience in teaching or with special needs individuals.
      • Ability to manage a Sunday school classroom.
      • A positive, helpful demeanor at all times; ability to collaborate with others.
      • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with appropriate discretion.
      • A neat, professional appearance; punctual and reliable.
      • Must be physically able to keep up with children and young adults.
      • Computer skills with Microsoft programs, email and internet proficiency.
      • College coursework in education, healthcare or a related field is preferred.


      Part-Time / Non-exempt / Hourly

      Work Schedule:

      10-12 hours/week, including three Sundays a month from 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and a Saturday evening work rotation. Additional hours during the workweek may be required to support other Special Needs Ministry events.

      Reports to:

      Special Needs Ministry Coordinator

      Interested candidates should submit their résumé to Kelli Manning. No phone calls please. Please note that candidates will be asked to participate in a Sunday morning experience as part of the interview process.