Job Openings at Lake Magdalene UMC

Director of Children’s Ministry

May 22, 2020

Located in a suburban area of Tampa, Florida, Lake Magdalene United Methodist Church ( is a well-established, conservative, United Methodist congregation. Lake Magdalene proclaims this vision: Experience God. Find Community. Grow Together. The church is seeking a full-time Director of Children’s Ministries that will provide dynamic leadership to all programs for children birth through fifth grade and collaborate with ministry teams to provide faith formation opportunities for families.  Lake Magdalene is  looking for a candidate who:

Has a growing Christian faith and traditional theology
Has experience recruiting, equipping, and developing volunteer teams
Has strong communication and organizational skills and is a team player
Has the ability to create an environment that facilitates children’s growth in faith
Has the ability to collaborate with relevant staff, volunteers, and ministry teams to provide faith formation opportunities for families

Qualifications for this position include strong relational, communication, and organizational skills and an excitement for presenting Jesus to children and their families. Preferred is a Bachelor’s Degree in Education or related field. Candidates should also have a minimum of three years in leading a children’s ministry. Resumes, along with a cover letter can be sent to Pastor Brent Byerman at

Audio Visual Tech

Lake Magdalene United Methodist Church
Tampa, Florida

Date Posted: 02/03/2020

Categories: Media/Technology

Denominations: United Methodist

Church Size: 500 to 700

Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:


The Audio Visual Tech at Lake Magdalene United Methodist Church works to create a professional, distraction free, and technically proficient environment. A/V tech will assist and execute weekly technical programming elements of services and events. Our Audio Visual Tech here at LMUMC is responsible for stage set up, lighting (to include set up and programming of light board), audio mixing, video recording, creating ProPresenter slides (song lyrics, charts, scriptures, videos, communication visuals, etc.), assists with all technical aspects of Sunday morning services, Wednesday night band rehearsals, as well as special services and events throughout the week. This position works directly with the Director of Music and Worship Arts, the Contemporary Worship Leader, Coordinator of Hospitality, Connection, and Care, and Wedding Coordinator. The Audio Visual Tech Operates and sound engineers a live band, speaker, and various other audio visual outputs. This position reports to the Director of Music & Worship Arts, the Contemporary Worship Leader. Hours vary; Sunday morning and Wednesday evening commitments.


  1. Follower of Jesus Christ.
  2. Demonstrated ability to utilize problem-solving skills.
  3. Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks and manage time effectively under the pressure of time constraints.
  4. Effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  5. 2 years of technical and audio mixing, video, and lighting experience.
  6. Experience with ProPresenter 6 and Planning Center Online preferred.


  1. Continue growth in their relationship with Jesus Christ.
  2. Adhere to the policies, procedures, and staff covenant as outlined in the LMUMC staff Handbook.
  3. Contribute to Lake Magdalene United Methodist Church’s overall mission.
  4. Takes a "how can I help" approach to ministry.
  5. Takes initiative to ensure that all needs are met prior to each service and event.
  6. Maintain all A/V equipment
  7. Commit to honing your position by continual learning.

Please send your resume and faith statement to Hilary Rain, Director of HR & Finance, at

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