Director of Community Connections - St. James UMC (Kansas City, MO)


General Description: To connect people with God in practical ways by providing ministries that help people feel welcome, connected, and invited into a relationship with Jesus Christ and the church.

The Director of Community Connections will focus on reaching and connecting with new people in the communities surrounding the St. James Campuses. Areas of responsibilities include: connections, hospitality, inviting, bridge events, and point of contact for the Renaissance campus. All director positions have responsibilities for all St. James UMC campuses, and will work collaboratively with other Directors and ministry staff.


  1. An active disciple of Jesus Christ
  2. Demonstrated passion about ministry
  3. Ability to perform work with a high level of accuracy and confidentiality
  4. Demonstrated passion about ministry
  5. Service oriented team player
  6. Demonstrated ability to build teams
Knowledge, Skills, and Experience
  • Able to work within a variety of settings, groups/ teams and circumstances with composure and flexibility
  • Exhibit professionalism through appearance, communication, reliability, competence, written and oral communication, and ethics
  • Be a self-starter, good at multi-tasking and prioritizing projects. Willing to seek new information, training and resources as needed
  • Exercise discernment, wise judgment, and confidentially
  • Willing to work evenings and weekends
  • Possess minimum computer skills (MS Windows, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook)
Salary and benefits are competitive. Please submit a cover letter and resume by email to Pastor Linda Settles at

Contact: Pastor Linda Settles

Address: 5540 Wayne Ave. Kansas City MO 64110

Phone: 816-444-5588