Director of Youth Ministries

Title: Director of Youth Ministries Administrative Supervision by: Head of Staff (Pastor) Employee Status: Part-time (15 – 20 hours a week), Lay Program Staff, Salaried (based on experience) General Description The Director of Youth Ministries supports the United Methodist Church’s mission to make disciples of Jesus Christ by providing direction and leadership to ministries with youth…

Jobs

[ All job opportunities at the United Methodist Church of New Lenox can be found here. Below you find a list of all jobs we are currently hiring for. Check back often! We have no employment opportunities at this time.

Blood Drives Scheduled for 2013

The United Methodist Church of New Lenox will host blood drives scheduled by Heartland Blood Center throughout the year.  Walk-ins and appointments are welcome for the following dates: May 30 August 1 September 26 November 21 We also have the first drive of 2014 scheduled for January 2.  The Blood Mobile will be located at…

Children’s Sunday School

Deep Blue is a fun, interactive program that provides curriculum for the following age groups: Babies & Woddlers Toddlers & Twos Preschool Early Elementary Middle Elementary Older Elementary Ages 11+ One Room Sunday School Large Group/Small Group Each weekly adventure begins at church and then continues through the week at home with parent conversation and activity…

Friendship Group

Christian fellowship has been enjoyed by senior members of the United Methodist Church of New Lenox ever since the Friendship Group was organized in 1978.  Clem and Marge Mead approached Rev. Leon Leatherman with the need for a program for senior members of the church.  Assisted by Rev. Louis Teague and his wife, Bernice, and…

UMW Circles

UMW at UMCNL is comprised of 7 different Circles of women with varying focuses, as well as the Executive Committee, which meets throughout the year.  Hannah Circle ~ Fun-Filled Friends Hannah Circle normally meets on the second Friday of the month at 7:00 P.M. in members’ homes or at church – depending on the service project planned….

Mission Projects

 The Missions Committee of the United Methodist Church of New Lenox continues to be an active hands-on ministry.  We have been making mission trips to the Cookson Hills Mission in Oklahoma for several years now.  We do special drives for supplies for their thrift store that helps families at Cookson Hills get the things they need…

Pastors & Staff

The Reverend Dr. Jay D. Carr ~ Senior Pastor The Rev. Dr. Jay D.Carr has pastored congregations throughout northern Illinois since 1984. He has degrees in music, theology and pastoral leadership, and received his doctorate from McCormick Theological Seminary. He has preached in Africa, India, Russia,England, Scotland, Austria, Mexico, Canada and throughout the United States. Before…

Our History

“In the Beginning…” the Rev. Jesse Walker set up a mission south of Plainfield in 1826. This charismatic preacher began “riding the circuit.” He preached at first to the Native Americans and later to the permanent settlers who began arriving in 1830. The first settlement in what later became New Lenox Township centered on the…