Careers at First Methodist of Albany

Thank you for expressing your interest at working for First Methodist. We are a family of believers who work together to advance the Kingdom of God. While all of our departments function independently, our shared responsibilities make it possible for First Methodist to fulfill our Church’s call.

Missions & Outreach Coordinator

First United Methodist Church, Albany is looking for a Director of Missions & Outreach to join our ministry team.  First United Methodist, located in the heart of downtown Albany, is a church passionate about leading others to serve locally, nationally, and internationally. 


As our Director of Missions & Outreach you would have the opportunity to work with a world-class staff team and faithful, dedicated church members who are enthusiastic about serving others in the name of Jesus Christ.  You would oversee Sunday Evening with Our Neighbors, our weekly ministry that serves 100-150 of our food insecure neighbors.  This includes the opportunity to build relationships with our neighbors as well as building a strong network of ministry partners, including churches and other organizations.  You would also have the opportunity to oversee the mission and outreach efforts of our congregation by planning opportunities for our members to serve through mission trips, disaster relief, partnering with local schools, and other local outreach in downtown Albany.  In addition, you would guide our church’s outreach giving through special offerings and other ways to connect people with outreach.


The ideal candidate for this position will be a committed Christian who feels called to mission and outreach ministry; demonstrates maturity, interpersonal skills, and leadership; has demonstrated experience in ministry with mission & outreach; and embraces United Methodist doctrine and practice. 


A full job description is available. 


To apply, please send 1) a letter of intent that includes your sense of call to this position and a statement of your Christian faith, and 2) your resume to