Outreach Ministries Director

published 12/16/2019

The mission statement of Excelsior UMC is sharing God’s love by building community, serving others, and standing for justice. Excelsior United Methodist Church is a progressive, reconciling church, inclusive for all.  

Excelsior UMC is seeking an outreach ministries director. Expect job to require 5 hours per week, with attendance evenings once a month with outreach committee. Oversee outreach programs, securing volunteers as needed. Research community needs to see how EUMC can be of service. Work with youth ministries director to provide opportunities for youth to be involved in service. 


  • Recruit, motivate and train volunteers to participate in community outreach activities.
  • Create opportunities for congregation to serve others and stand for justice.
  • Support the work of the outreach and social justice committees.
  • Be a resource and advocate for ongoing community partnerships: Community meal (3rd Saturday), Simpson Housing Services, His House, ICA, Minnetonka Afterschool program & Summer Program.
  • Work with other areas of the church to engage children, youth and families in community outreach.
  • Communicate with congregation, community partners, church leaders and church staff as it relates to ministry area.
  • Support the lead pastor as it relates to your area of ministry.
  • Coordinate activities with the church calendar.
  • Prepare budget as needed to finance committee.
Additional Responsibilities and Expectations:
  • Support additional needs as identified and agreed to with lead pastor.
  • Attend staff meetings and meet with lead pastor as needed.
  • Attend leadership meetings (as needed).
  • Be present in worship two Sundays a month for relationship building and communication.  


  • Previous experience working with community services.
  • Desire to be involved in community.
  • References.
Desired Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
  • Ability to communicate effectively; good speaking skills.
  • Self-motivated and organized.
  • Secure in faith and the ability to think theologically.

Yearly salary - $5,200

Application Info:
Application Information:

Resume and cover letter to include: relevant experience and references.


Send to:               Rev. Brooke Heerwald Steiner,  Excelsior UMC,  881 3rd Ave, Excelsior, MN 55331

 Or email:            brooke@excelsiorumc.org

 Phone:               (952)474-5471

Employment contingent upon successful completion of background check.


Open until filled

Position Type:
5-10 hrs per week. All days off and other scheduling conflicts to be worked out in advance with lead pastor.

Contact: Rev. Brooke Heerwald Steiner

Phone: 952.474.5471


Website: http://www.excelsiorumc.org/

Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church

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