The Church at Woodforest

Jean Stewart Elementary School
680 Fish Creek Thoroughfare
Montgomery, Texas 77316

Service Times

Traditional Worship
Sanctuary: Sundays at 11:00 a.m.
Chapel: Sundays at 8:30 a.m. and 9:35 a.m.

Harvest Worship
Sundays at 9:30, 11:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

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

The Church at Woodforest
Sundays at 9:00 and 11:00 a.m.
Jean Stewart Elementary School

Online Worship

Traditional Worship
Sundays at 11:00 a.m.

Harvest Worship
Sundays at 9:30 a.m.

Loft Worship
Sundays at 11:00 a.m.

Jobs

Current Openings

Children’s Ministry

Food Services

Marriage and Family Ministries

Recreation Ministry

Special Needs Ministry

The Woodlands Methodist School

  • For job openings at our preschool, lower school and middle school, visit the TWMS Employment page.


  • Children's Ministry: Administrative Assistant

    This position is full-time, non-exempt, hourly and eligible for benefits. 35-40 hours per week with availability as needed for Sundays, holidays and evenings. This position reports to the Co-Director of Children's Ministries. The Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing administrative support to the Children's Ministry Department and works to assure that all areas of the ministry are of the highest quality possible and consistent with the mission and vision of The Woodlands United Methodist Church.

    Job Duties:

    • Serve as primary contact for Children's Ministry main phone line and general Children's Ministries email account.
    • Setup and maintain various distribution lists for Children’s and Special Blessings Ministries using data gathered through event registrations and Shelby.
    • Order/Purchase departmental supplies and resources, maintain workroom, supply closet, and appropriate inventory of office supplies.
    • Responsible for booking space, requesting media/food/childcare, and communicating set-up in Event Pro for all of Children’s Ministry Events and programing. (Sunday School, Confirmation, Volunteers, Special Blessings, meetings, etc).
    • Provide support to department staff and Confirmation program as needed, purchasing supplies, generating ideas, preparing for and participating in event delivery.

    Job Requirements:

    • Proven verbal and written skills and management of front office.
    • Attention to detail while multitasking daily.
    • A strong and growing personal commitment to Jesus Christ and the church.
    • Spiritual maturity, creativity, high energy and a strong passion to lead children and families to a deeper understanding of the Gospel message of Christ’s love!
    • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with the ability to handle multiple tasks and responsibilities.
    • Ability to interact well with others. Very personable, professional, and maintains a positive attitude.
    • Proficiency with the following computer programs: Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, Service U and Shelby databases.

    Please contact Chris McLain at cmclain@twumc.org.


    Children's Ministry: Associate Director of Elementary Ministries

    Do you love the Lord? Do you love children? Do you love having fun? We are looking for a passionate people to help lead Children's Ministry. If you are interested in making a difference and finding your life's calling, you may want to consider joining our team. We believe that being a part of what God is doing is a calling and a privilege. Above all, it is a chance to be productive in the Kingdom of God.This position is full-time, exempt and eligible for benefits. The full time schedule requires Sunday and evening availability. This position reports to the Co-Director of Children's Ministries.

    Job Duties:

    Leadership:
    • Lead and inspire a team of staff, volunteers and high school interns to deliver meaningful, intentional and powerful experiences for young children to know the love of Jesus.
    • Maintain strong interpersonal skills bent toward a cooperative, collaborative team leadership style.
    • Select, evaluate and implement curriculum that is developmentally appropriate, theologically sound and establishes a strong biblical framework and love for learning God’s Word.
    • Exhibit best practices using appropriate judgment, discretion, sensitivity, and confidentiality with regard to church policies and procedures.
    • Develop, encourage and train staff and volunteers to lead with passion and excellence.
    Communication:
    • Provide clear direction and communicate strategies to Elementary Ministry team.
    • Teach large group and small group lessons with enthusiasm, energy and an age-appropriate approach.
    • Work collaboratively with members of the Children’s Ministry Leadership team.
    • Offer regular communication to volunteers that expresses appreciation, inspires and informs them.
    Program Planning/Implementation:
    • Oversee Sunday School experience in both Main building and Loft campuses, including Saturday night, to include curriculum selection, room set-ups, planning and logistics associated with delivering a meaningful and excellent experience for children and families.
    • Work collaboratively with the Production Coordinator to create dramatic elements for Sunday morning children’s experience.
    • Lead The Woodlands Methodist School weekly chapels in collaboration with The Woodlands Methodist School leaders.
    • Work collaboratively to plan, lead and implement large-scale programming: VBS, summer camp, seasonal children’s worship services and family-focused special events.
    Administration:
    • Manage payroll for Elementary staff and high-school intern team.
    • Write and communicate weekly schedules for Sunday morning and special event staffing needs.
    • Plan and manage program budgets and track expenses.
    • Interview and make recommendations for hiring Ministry Leaders and Interns.
    • Accountable for compliance with Safe Sanctuary guidelines and appropriate adult/child ratios in every Sunday School classroom, on every Sunday, and at every Elementary ministry event.

    Job Requirements:

    • Previous leadership experience working in children’s ministry in a large church setting.
    • Strong presence teaching to large audiences of children and adults.
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Christian Education or related field.
    • Strong oral and written communication skills.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (including PowerPoint and Keynote).
    • A strong and growing personal commitment to Jesus Christ and the church.
    • Spiritual maturity, creativity, high energy and a strong passion to lead children and families to a deeper understanding of the Gospel message of Christ’s love!

    Please contact Julie Crocker at jcrocker@twumc.org.



    Food Services: Cafe

    The Woodlands UMC Cafe has two part-time openings in the café.

    Job Duties:

    • Running the cash register
    • Taking and processing orders
    • Food assembly and production
    • Delivery of orders (both at café and in school)
    • Cleaning and sanitizing

    Job Requirements:

    • Positive, outgoing personality
    • Customer service-oriented
    • Able to stand for prolonged periods
    • Basic mathematics
    • Willingness to serve.

    Number of hours a week:

    • 18 – 24

    Shifts:

    • Sunday from 8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    • Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

    Food Services: Family Life Center Sous Chef

    The Woodlands United Methodist Church is looking for a Sous Chef to be responsible for the school lunch program at The Family Life Center. The FLC Sous Chef works 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. Attributes: excellent communication skills, positive attitude, commitment to customer service, ability to work in a team, and willingness to serve. This part-time position works 25 – 29 hours/week, with summers off.

    Contact Pam Herron at pherron@twumc.org for more information.



    Marriage and Family Ministries: Administrative Assistant

    This position is part-time, non-exempt and hourly. Work week includes 20 to 25 hours with Tuesday, Thursday and some Saturdays required. Reports to the Pastor of Marriage and Family Ministries. This position is responsible for providing administrative support to the Marriage Ministry, Parenting Ministry, Counseling and Therapy Referral, Family Missions, and General Pastoral Responsibilities. This individual must have proven verbal and written skills and be able to serve as primary contact for the ministry, both by phone and email. The Administrative Assistant must show impeccable attention to detail while multitasking daily and work to assure that all areas of the ministry are of the highest quality possible and consistent with the mission and vision of The Woodlands United Methodist Church.

    Job Duties:

    • Presence on Tuesday nights for RE|Engage plus coordination of various aspects related to the program logistics.
    • Coordinate speaker prep, and give testimonies/Couples photos to Media Coordinator
    • Conduct surveys (Survey Monkey)
    • Volunteer recruitment for all service opportunities within marriage and family events
    • Database management for managing meetings and event needs including booking and managing rooms
    • Coordinate communication with facilitator couples about program, events and training
    • Assisting RE|Engage Director in RE|Engage group placement
    • Send out weekly email to leaders letting them know what the following week will look like.
    • Coordinating pastoral counseling appointments with the pastor of marriage and family and/or referrals to approved therapists.
    • Coordinate logistics withadvertising/communications for marriage and parenting events.
    • Coordinate family camp with Pastor of Marriage and Family. (Presence is mandatory)
    • Coordinate Marriage and Parenting workshops, classes and events. (Presence is mandatory)
    • Coordinate Pre-marital Foundations Class 3-4 times a year. (Presence is mandatory)
    • Assist in coordination with Marriage Mentors Program Training.

    Job Requirements:

    • A strong and growing personal commitment to Jesus Christ and the church.
    • Spiritual maturity, creativity, high energy and a strong passion to lead members and families to a deeper understanding of the Gospel message of Christ’s love!
    • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with the ability to handle multiple tasks and responsibilities.
    • Ability to interact well with others. Very personable, professional,and maintains a positive attitude.
    • Proficiency with the following computer programs: Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, Rock and EventPro.
    • Detail oriented
    • Experience speaking to small groups
    • Experience coordinating or managing volunteers

    The Ideal Candidate has:

    • Good sense of humor
    • Good marriage (spouse willing to occasionally participate)
    • Can be flexible with work schedule
    • Active member of The Woodlands United Methodist Church

    Contact Pam Herron at pherron@twumc.org. No phone calls please.



    Recreation Ministry: Sports Director

    This position is full-time, exempt, salaried with benefits and reports to the Athletic Director. The Sports Director plans organizes and operates recreation programs, events and activities that disciple people in faith, and reach out into the community to win people to Jesus Christ.

    Job Duties:

    Children’s sports programs:

    • Providing a quality, Christ centered, Upward Sports program
    • Planning, scheduling and budgeting for events and programming
    • Coordinating with church staff and volunteers
    • Managing a team of interns and their payroll
    • Leading devotionals for families and children
    • Providing clinics for volunteer coaches and referees
    • Communicating with families and the community
    • Outreach and program promotion through approved outlets
    • Maintaining a Safe Sanctuary as outlined by The United Methodist Church Texas Annual Conference

    Family Programs:

    • Outreach to the community through engaging Christ centered events
    • Design, organization and facilitation of programming for families promoting family engagement in health and wellness practices as well as building Christ centered relationships with other families within the community
    • Creating, Planning, Scheduling and budgeting for events and programming
    • Training and Scheduling programming staff
    • Program promotion through approved outlets

    Summer sports camps:

    • Provide Christ centered quality sports experiences
    • Planning, scheduling and budgeting for events and programming
    • Promotion through approved outlets
    • Recommendation of new hires for summer intern staff

    Job Requirements:

    • Strong communication skills
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Schedule flexibility
    • Proficiency with documents, presentations and spreadsheets
    • Proficiency with multiple social media platforms
    • Budget management

    An ideal candidate is passionate and intentional about sharing their love of Christ with others, has a positive and outgoing personality, is creative, and self motivated.
    A qualified candidate for this position should have at least two years experience in the sports/fitness field. Prior experience working in a church environment and a bachelor's degree is preferred.

    Please contact Garrett Ritter at gritter@twumc.org. No phone calls please.



    Special Needs Ministry: Special Needs Ministry Assistant

    This position is part-time, non-exempt with Sunday mornings required. Sunday hours are 8:00am to 12:20pm. Additional hours during the work week may be required to support Special Needs Ministry events. This position reports to the Special Needs Coordinator.

    Job Duties:

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

    Job Requirements:

    Growing Christian with passion to share God’s love with everyone.
    Experience and/or familiarity with various disabilities (training is available).
    Experience in teaching and/or with special needs individuals.
    Ability to manage a Sunday school classroom.
    A positive, helpful demeanor at all times; ability to collaborate with others.
    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.

    Interested candidates should submit their resume to Kelli Manning (kmanning@twumc.org). No phone calls please. Please note that candidates will be asked to participate in a Sunday morning experience as part of the interview process.