Hyde Park United Methodist is a vibrant 2,000 member, century-old, urban congregation committed to Jesus Christ, empowered by the Holy Spirit, united in the love of God and called to make that love real to others. We are about transforming lives, creating Christian community and healing the city and the world. If you are interested in making God’s love real with us, view our open employment opportunities below.

(Full Time) Communications Specialist

We are seeking a full-time person to help communicate the love of God in warm-hearted and open-minded ways. Primary responsibilities will include weekly bulletin creation, digital news distribution, email marketing and content for hydeparkumc.org and theportico.org. This position will serve on our Administrative staff and Communications staff. For more information or to apply, click here.


(Part Time) Director of 11Magnolia Music

Hyde Park United Methodist is seeking a worship leader for its 11Magnolia worship service. The service is a casual, comfortable setting with a variety of modern contemporary music styles. Coffee, fellowship, weekly Communion and interactive and multi-media elements help people connect with one another and discover God in unique ways in a welcoming environment.

The 11Magnolia Worship Leader incorporates a variety of current worship music into this intimate and invitational service. The worship leader will choose music that integrates into the overall flow of the service, which includes a broad emotional range. This person serves as the band leader, main vocalist and manages transitions throughout the service.

Candidates must be growing in their own faith journey, warm-hearted, high-energy, well-organized, fun persons who are committed to a mainline Christian faith in the Methodist tradition. The successful candidate will have the following qualities: musical skills, training and experience in worship leadership with contemporary styles of music; skills and experience in recruiting volunteers; and ability to promote discipleship with other musicians. This is a part-time position, 10-20 hours per week. Responsible for weekly Sunday rehearsals and worship with no required daytime responsibilities Monday through Friday. Read the full job description here. To apply, click here.


(Part Time) Assistant Director of Children’s Ministries (Elementary)

We are seeking a part-time (25 hours/week) Assistant Director of Children’s Ministries (Elementary)

The Assistant Director of Children’s Ministries (Elementary) shall be responsible for the overall process by which we fulfill our mission of Making God’s Love Real in the lives of children and families (Grades 1-5) primarily on Sunday Mornings and weekday evenings. View the full job description.

Click here to apply.  Someone from our search team will be in touch with you as we begin to review the applications.


(Part Time) Teacher and Assistant Teacher at Small Blessings Preschool

 Small Blessings preschool at Hyde Park United Methodist will be hiring both a teacher and an assistant teacher for the 2017-18 school year. Applicants should have early childhood education and experience working with young children in a school setting.

If you are interested and qualified, please contact Susan Anderson by phone or email, sanderson@hydeparkumc.org, 813 259-9688.


(Part Time) Nursery Attendant

 Our Nursery is seeking a part-time nursery attendant. Candidates should have a love for children ages 6 weeks to preschool and be able to teach a pre-planned Sunday school lesson, change diapers and help children feel welcome and loved in the nursery. Applicants must also pass a criminal background and reference check. Contact JWotsch@hydeparkumc.org for more information.


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