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Director of Student Ministries

The Director of Student Ministries provides strategic leadership in the coordination of Asbury Student Ministries including staff, volunteers, parents, and sixth through twelfth grade students.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Actively demonstrate Asbury’s Core Behaviors (genuine kindness, confident humility, and committed team player).
  • Support the church-wide mission of helping others follow Jesus and the 2019/2020 strategic initiative of strengthening worship attendance. Develop all youth programming through these two lenses.
  • Develop a process that helps students understand the value of Sunday morning corporate worship and gets them more engaged on Sunday mornings.
  • Manage, develop, motivate, and equip staff, volunteers, parents, and students.
  • Develop and lead a larger pool of volunteers who are committed to our mission and strategic initiative.
  • Develop and lead an intern program that integrates college students into the youth staff.
  • Lead the process with the Student Ministry team to set ministry goals and direction, in alignment with Asbury.
  • Provide goal setting and performance management tasks for staff members.
  • Provide leadership and direction for Student Ministry programming, including but not limited to, Sunday morning, Sunday night Small Groups, Wednesday night programming, and retreats, camps, and spring break missions.
  • Assess every facet of Asbury Student Ministry programming and make recommended changes, as needed, to the leadership team.
  • Provide leadership for the student staff for effective evangelism to attract more students into our programs.
  • Research, evaluate, and create processes, programming, and curriculum that best support the needs of today’s youth.
  • Lead and facilitate regular Student Ministry team meetings.
  • Invest in and equip Small Group leaders to be able to reach today’s students.
  • Work across ministry departments to integrate Student Ministries into the life of Asbury.
  • Work with the Children’s Ministry to develop a smooth process for on-boarding new students.
  • Work with Adult Discipleship to develop a smooth process to transition students out of Student Ministry.

Requirements for the position:

  • A bachelor’s degree, preferably in the field of Christian ministry. Some additional theological training is preferred.
  • 7-10 years of youth ministry experience with at least five of those years being in a leadership position at a mid to large size youth program.
  • Possesses a dynamic and growing faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, evidenced through worship, biblical literacy and learning, purposeful/missional living and Christian community.
  • Possesses a distinctively Wesleyan understanding of the Christian faith.
  • Understands how to reach today’s youth and has the courage to make hard decisions for the best of Asbury’s Student Ministry.
  • Has the ability to organize and prioritize work quickly.
  • Possesses exceptional written and verbal communication skills with students, parents, volunteers, and staff, including speaking to large groups or meeting one on one.
  • Has the ability to thrive handling multiple projects and deadlines in a fast-paced environment while serving others.
  • Is a self-starter and able to work independently.
  • Is adaptable to quickly changing situations.
  • Is able to motivate and lead a team.  
  • Is able to maintain confidentiality in all circumstances.
  • Is able to work with all levels of leadership and staff effectively.

If interested, please send resume to the following link: 

https://www.vanderbloemen.com/job/asbury-united-methodist-church-director-of-student-ministries


Director of AsburyKids

The Director of AsburyKids provides educational and spiritual guidance that is aligned with Methodist traditions and Asbury’s mission of Helping Others Follow Jesus for children ranging from newborn to 5th grade.  This position is responsible for overseeing and managing all aspects of the AsburyKids programming including Sunday mornings, Wednesday nights, and special events at Asbury United Methodist Church.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:  

  • Actively demonstrates Asbury’s Core Behaviors (genuine kindness, confident humility, and committed team player).
  • Ensures AsburyKids is in alignment with the vision and mission of AUMC.
  • Oversees AsburyKids programming on Sunday mornings and throughout the week including Wednesday nights and special events such as Kids Night Out.
  • Works closely with other departments to create unity for programs and events such as Vacation Bible School (VBS).
  • Partners with ministerial and lay leaders in developing a comprehensive vision for AsburyKids programming.
  • Manages and stewards AsburyKids budget and resources.
  • Recruits, develops, empowers, and encourages AsburyKids staff in the planning and implementing of curriculum and programming.
  • Oversees recruitment, scheduling, training and supervising of volunteers and staff (if applicable).
  • Oversees Planning Center Online and ACS Check Point usage for AsburyKids.
  • Oversees preparation of all materials for all AsburyKids classrooms.
  • Oversees guest follow-up, “we’ve missed you” communication and Milestone Event Recognition.
  • Updates and maintains staff policies and procedures for AsburyKids.
  • Supervises AsburyKids Coordinator and Early Childhood and Elementary Associates.
  • Actively builds relationships with children, volunteers, and parents.
  • Prays with and for children, volunteers, and parents.
  • Provides support to children and their families as they transition to Asbury’s Student Ministry.
  • Actively works with supervisor and staff to plan for and develop future ministry opportunities within AsburyKids.
  • Maintains personal spiritual development through Bible reading, prayer and Christian community.
  • Attends Asbury staff meetings. 

Requirements for the position:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Development or Christian Studies with emphasis in Children Ministries preferred.
  • At least five years of children ministries experience with proven leadership abilities preferred.
  • CPR Certification
  • Proven relational team builder
  • Proven ability to inspire and motivate staff.
  • Proven ability to facilitate difficult conversations to resolve delicate personal issues.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and soft skills.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work quickly.
  • Must be detailed oriented.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines in fast paced environment.
  • Must be a self-starter and able to work with little oversight.
  • Must be adaptable to quickly changing situations.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality in all circumstances
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment while serving others.
  • Must be able to work with all levels of leadership and staff effectively.
  • Must be a committed Christian comfortable working in a United Methodist church environment.  Our employees are called to lead a life that becomes the gospel, and we expect them to exhibit appropriate demeanor both on and off the job.

Time commitment for the position:

  • Sunday: 7:45 am to 1:00 pm
  • Monday – Thursday: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday Nights: 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm.
  • Kids Night Out (KNO): one Friday per month: 5-8:15 pm 

We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits package, and a wonderful working environment. If interested in applying, please send your resume to


Social Media Content Strategist

Is your passion to create inspirational, experiential and motivational stories for social media?

Asbury is looking for a full-time Social Media Content Strategist to create concepts and come up with original story ideas for videos and content for all our social media platforms. We are looking for someone with confident humility, genuine kindness and who is a committed team player. We want an individual who has lots of ideas and creativity that could add value to our church communications team as well as create conversations and engagement throughout our social media platforms to show Asbury’s involvement in the community, the world around us, worship experiences and congregation.

Responsibilities included but are not limited to:

  • Execute innovative and highly creative social media campaigns for a variety of ministries across different age groups: children’s, students and adults.
  • Stay up-to-date on the latest social media trends, tips, and techniques and how the market is either evolving or changing.
  • Responsible for creating, implementing and executing projects from the beginning to the end.
  • Keep up with the day-to-day management of social media content.
  • Come up with inspirational storylines; create concepts that resonate and look impactful on Instagram.
  • Explore new ways to engage and reach our target audiences.
  • Develop and implement a robust (paid and non-paid) content strategy and editorial calendar to help connect Asbury to church seekers and its members.
  • Maintain social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) for Asbury, leveraging new platform capabilities when applicable.
  • Provide regular analytics reporting of social channel growth, engagement, and effectiveness of our paid social campaigns.
  • Utilize youtube to increase the online worship experience. 

Requirements for the position:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field
  • 5 to 10 years’ experience using major social media outlets for personal and professional purposes
  • Passionate for digital storytelling and able to take high-level concepts and break them down into executable content that can be digested by a diverse audience
  • Must be a highly motivated and resourceful self-starter as well as able to multi-task
  • Must have excellent organizational, interpersonal and detailed oriented skills including data entry
  • Have strong visionary abilities to evaluate all communications content and creatively turn them into social media use
  • Have strong experience with planning, writing and editing content; ensuring it is clear, compelling and properly distributed across web, mobile and social platforms; and adheres to a consistent brand philosophy
  • Proficient in Google Ads, Facebook Business Manager
  • In-depth knowledge of social media management and data tools (e.g. Google Analytics, Facebook Insights)
  • Well versed in creating impactful short videos that greatly increase the engagement of our user base
  • Well versed in the latest apps and trends that are vital to the future of social media
  • Proficient in Microsoft suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint; Microsoft Outlook
  • Must have a willing heart and a desire to serve others in the name of Jesus
  • Be adaptable to quickly changing situations
  • Must have proven ability to inspire and motivate volunteers
  • Able to work both independently as well as within a team
  • Must be able to work with all levels of leadership
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality in all circumstances 

We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits and a wonderful working environment.   If interested in applying, please send your resume to


Discipleship Coordinator

This position provides a wide variety of general administrative support in the coordination of Discipleship Ministries including support for the Pastor of Discipleship, Adult Discipleship Communities, and Adult midweek classes as well as other administrative support for Discipleship Ministries.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

  • Actively demonstrates Asbury’s Core Behaviors (genuine kindness, confident humility, and committed team player).
  • Provides administrative support for the Pastor of Discipleship and Discipleship ministries
  • Collaborates with communications, media, finance and other internal departments for the success and function of discipleship ministries.
    • Coordinates logistics for midweek classes in conjunction with the Director of Adult Discipleship.
    • Coordinates annual budgeting for Discipleship Ministries in conjunction with Pastor of Discipleship and subsequent department directors.
    • Coordinates regular communication from Pastor of Discipleship to discipleship ministries.
    • Creates internal publicity requests for communications needs to the congregation and Discipleship Communities.
    • Coordinates room use and changes in facility scheduler for Adult Discipleship Community needs.
    • Coordinate schedule and organize quarterly Adult Discipleship Community workshops.
    • In conjunction with the Director of Adult Discipleship, review and update Adult Discipleship handbook and resource guide.
    • Updates website for community descriptions.
    • Order curriculum and materials
    • Oversees volunteers that maintain weekly community folders.
    • Collaborates with Membership associate to maintain attendance data.
  • Collaborates with the Discipleship Leadership team to support Discipleship ministries.
  • Provides oversight and care of Asbury library volunteer and resources.
  • Assists with special projects related to Adult Discipleship Ministries (i.e. special mailings, book orders, meetings, etc.)

Requirements for the position:

  • Associates or college degree preferred
  • Five years of experience in administrative support
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work quickly
  • Must be detailed oriented
  • Above average written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines in fast paced environment while serving others
  • Must be a self-starter
  • Must be adaptable to quickly changing situations.
  • Must be able to work both independently as well as within a team
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality in all circumstances
  • Must be able to work with all levels of leadership and staff effectively

Time commitment for the position:

  • Full-Time from Sunday – Thursday and as needed.

We offer a competitive salary, great benefits and a wonderful working environment.   If interested in applying, please send your resume to


2nd Saturday Part-Time Administrative Assistant

Asbury United Methodist Church in Tulsa is currently seeking a Part-Time Administrative Assistant for our sponsored monthly event, 2nd Saturday.   This position is an outreach activity which serves the Tulsa community and helps fulfill Asbury’s mission of helping others follow Jesus. Its purpose is to provide meaningful community engagement for all types of people.

Under the direction of the Volunteer Co-Directors, the 2nd Saturday Administrative Assistant is responsible for supporting the co-directors with all aspects of the outreach event.  They will assist with the event’s administrative duties, promotional elements, set up, actual event and follow up.  Other aspects may include working with volunteers, special events, and promotion through social media.

Responsibilities include: 

    • MUST Attend each 2nd Saturday event 7:30 am - 1:30 pm on the 2nd Saturday of each month
    • Preparing material for each month’s serving sites along with any necessary supplies
    • Updating and maintaining our database of volunteers and site contacts
    • Assist with set up, execution and follow up of the 2nd Saturday event
    • Update and keep records of attendance and site information accurately
    • Maintaining supply closet
    • Monitoring and posting to our social media accounts while adhering to Asbury’s social media guidelines
    • Ability to work collaboratively and independently with creativity, flexibility and enthusiasm
    • Must arrive to work on time
    • Other duties as assigned

Requirements for the position:

  • Must have a willing heart and a desire to serve others in the name of Jesus
  • Proficient in Microsoft suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint; Microsoft Outlook
  • Must have exceptional interpersonal and soft skills as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be proficient in social media
  • Able to organize and prioritize work quickly
  • Be adaptable to quickly changing situations
  • Must be detailed oriented and have excellent data entry skills
  • Must have proven ability to inspire and motivate volunteers
  • Must have the ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines in fast paced environment
  • Able to work both independently as well as within a team
  • Must be a self-starter 
  • Must be able to work with all levels of leadership
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality in all circumstances

Time commitment for the position:

  • This is a part-time position averaging approximately 40 hours per month.   

We offer a competitive salary and a wonderful working environment. If interested in applying, please send your resume to 


AsburyKids Elementary Staff

Asbury United Methodist Church is seeking two part-time Elementary Staff members for our AsburyKids (Children’s Ministry) department.  This position partners with families who have children ranging from Kindergarten to 5th grade.  AsburyKids Elementary staff members help families and kids (K-5th Grade) follow Jesus by providing safe, creative, nurturing and age-appropriate classroom care and spiritual formation.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to

  • Actively demonstrates Asbury’s Core Behaviors (genuine kindness, confident humility, and committed team player).
  • Maintain personal spiritual development through Bible reading, prayer and Christian community
  • Follow the vision, instruction, lesson plans, and schedule put forth by your Elementary Associate.
  • Lead a small group of children, possibly with the aid of Asbury volunteers, by facilitating trust and relationships, guiding conversations, following lesson plans, and facilitating the prepared crafts or activities.
  • Be willing to “float” to different classrooms or small groups without adequate staff or volunteers, at the discretion of your Elementary Associate.
  • Providing safe, age-appropriate care which may include: assisting with bathroom needs, maintaining a safe environment, managing behavior, calming crying/upset children, sitting/playing/interacting with children through games, play, Bible stories, guided small group conversation, prayer, crafts, and worship.
  • Review and be thoroughly familiar with the month’s curriculum, themes, and goals, as well as the day’s small group lesson plan.
  • Participate fully in the Elementary worship service (Big Group) singing and using song motions and managing children’s behavior throughout.
  • Engage with children in a positive, nurturing, sensitive, and Godly manner.
  • Build positive relationships with volunteers, ranging in age from young teen to senior adult, by learning their names and empowering them to lead and serve alongside you.
  • Build relationships with children by learning their names, likes and dislikes, and personality as quickly as possible.
  • Build relationships with parents by warmly greeting them, learning their names, and exuding positivity and confidence as they transfer their child into the classroom.
  • Keep classrooms clean and organized all throughout the morning, and complete proper sanitization procedures when applicable.
  • Be prepared and ready to care for children in emergency situations (fire, tornado, injury, chocking, etc.)
  • Deal with child disciplinary issues, sickness, separation anxiety, etc. in your classroom, and report all incidences to your Elementary Associate.
  • Assist with all check-in/out procedures as directed by your Elementary Associate.
  • Other than an Elementary Associate or AK Coordinator, keep all concerns/issues with a child or family in strict confidence and away from other AK staff, volunteers, or families.
  • Maintain a high standard of punctuality regarding attendance and tardiness.
  • Work every Sunday morning throughout the year including Easter and Mother’s Day, as well as the once-monthly Friday night KNO events (6 vacation days per year are included).
  • Contribute to a positive, healthy work environment by refraining completely from gossip, negativity, or reporting concerns to anyone other than an Elementary Associate or AK Coordinator.

Requirements for the position:

  • Certification in basic first aid, including child/infant CPR, CPR certification or must be willing to become certified
  • Child care experience
  • A heart and passion for children
  • Satisfactory completion of a background check
  • Must be punctual and dependable
  • Above average soft, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Must be a self-starter and able to work with little oversight
  • Must be adaptable to quickly changing situations
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality in all circumstances
  • Ability to manage and maintain a classroom of young children
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment while serving others

Time commitment for the position:

  • Sunday: 8:15-12:30pm
  • Kids Night Out (KNO): one Friday per month: 5-8:15pm 

If interested in applying, please send your resume to