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The South Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church is looking to hire a full-time congregational specialist to serve local churches in the Pee Dee region of South Carolina.


  1. Resourcing of local churches for increased health and effectiveness to include:
  • Attending meetings with clergy and lay leaders to stay informed of the needs in the local churches within the districts served
  • Assist local churches in identifying needs, assessing their health, and connecting them with Forward Leaders to engage in the Forward Focus process
  • Coaching, consulting with, or providing training to local church leaders to address needs
  1. Support for District Connectional Ministries Teams
  • Work with District Connectional Ministries Team to advance priorities as identified by the annual conference
  • Work with district superintendent and district lay leader to identify people to serve on the District Connectional Ministries (DCM)
  • Meet regularly with DCM Team leadership to plan meetings and organize their work
  • Provide training as needed to DCM Team leadership, particularly as new members join the team


  1. Communicate monthly with District Superintendent and Director of Connectional Ministries regarding congregations being resourced sharing any themes noted or prevalent challenges that may need to be addressed in a broader aspect
  2. Attend meetings with CM Team and Congregational Specialists as needed to develop resources and address needs of local churches that are within the scope of Connectional Ministries.
  3. Attend Connectional Ministries full meetings (2) to work with Four Ministry areas as assigned


  • A minimum of bachelor’s degree required.  Some graduate level theological training preferred.


  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Teaching and training
  • Conflict negotiation
  • Coaching
  • Specialization in an area pertinent to resourcing local churches


  • Be sympathetic with the Christian faith and purposes of the United Methodist Denomination.
  • This full-time position requires a background and credit check.
  • This position requires evening and weekend work as well as some overnight travel.
  • This position requires residency within the Pee Dee region of South Carolina (detailed area provided upon application).


  • Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to by April 13.
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