The First United Methodist Church in Van Wert, Ohio is seeking a full-time Ministry Development Director who is a self-starter with leadership and organizational skillsincluding solid work ethics that will complement our ministry team. This person will report to the Senior Pastor and support and fulfill the Van Wert First United Methodist Church’s Mission of “Embracing, equipping, and empowering persons to evangelize through Jesus”. This position will work alongside clergy and lay ministers to enhance the ministries and membership of the church with focus on younger families and individuals, retain their membership, and encourage their participation in the church ministries and mission. A Bachelor’s Degree is preferred but not required. A comfort level with positive use of social media, technology and marketing is also important.