Employment Opportunities

Here you will find any current employment opportunities offered by BPUMC. Check here regularly to stay up to date on our current postings.To find more information or apply, see the descriptions and job titles below.



Bemus Point United Methodist Church

4954 Bemus Ellery Road, Bemus Point, NY  14712

716-386-3401 / www.bpumc.com


We currently have a full-time position available in the area of Director of Youth Ministry  This is an exciting opportunity to create new ministry models and to serve with a very dedicated and collaborative team. A full job description is posted below.




Bemus Point United Methodist Church

4954 Bemus Ellery Road

Bemus Point, NY  14712

716-386-3401 / www.bpumc.com


Bemus Point United Methodist is an active, evangelical congregation located in a small resort community on the edge of Chautauqua Lake.  Our pastors and staff work collaboratively to create an atmosphere where spiritual depth and authentic discipleship are nurtured. This is an exciting opportunity to serve with a very dedicated ministry team in a congregation that truly values ministry with youth.  We are seeking a need a mature, creative leader with a heart for facilitating the discipleship of youth.  


Candidate requirements include:

A strong Christian faith

A Bachelor’s degree with a ministry emphasis

Experience in working with a youth ministry (50 or more students preferred)

The ability to lead a multi-faceted program that embraces a philosophy of student-led ministry

Strong abilities in teaching and public speaking, and strong interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written

A track record that includes references to your professionalism and good judgment

Experience in supervising (preferred)

A record of success in working collaboratively  

A history of successfully recruiting, empowering, and nurturing volunteers

An embracing of our Evangelical Wesleyan distinctives in theology and practice

A firmly-rooted practice of self-care and weekly Sabbath rest


Ministry Responsibilities:

Creation of systems in which youth are discipled to be followers of Jesus Christ.

Oversight of junior & senior high school youth ministry programming

Recruitment, training, oversight, and support of the volunteers working within the ministry

Creation of missional opportunities for youth to engage their faith through acts of service in the local, national, and international arenas

Engagement in continuing professional growth through conferences, seminars, retreats, or training events with the support of church-provided resources

Collaboration with pastors and church staff at weekly meetings

Cooperation with the Director of Children’s Ministry to create intergenerational events that foster health and growth within the church body



This is a full-time position. Salary is competitive and negotiable and some benefits are included.


Interested applicants please complete the following Application Packet:

            Personal Statement of Faith (1 page double spaced max)


            Three Professional References

            Answers to the following questions:

What motivates you and gives you passion about ministry with youth?

What are three books you have read that have shaped your thinking about youth ministry, and how have they shaped you?

What is your practice of self-care?  How do you stay healthy spiritually, emotionally, and physically?

Tell us about an interaction you have had with a youth that affected your understanding of youth ministry.

                                    (Please answer each question in no more than one single-spaced page.)


 Send Application Packet by the deadline of June 9, 2020 to BPUMC's Chair of Staff Parish Relations Committee, Gerald Possai at applybpumc@gmail.com.