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When you visit our church, you will find:

  • A caring congregation that will gladly welcome you
  • Preaching/teaching that is centered on the Word of God
  • Ministries to meet the spiritual needs of every age

Contact Information

Wellsville First United Methodist Church

79 Madison Street
Wellsville, New York 14895
Phone (585)593-1860


  • Prayer meetings


    Prayer is essential to aliening ourselves with the will of God. This week there will be two opportunities to gather for prayer. Tuesday @ 4:30 with Nancey and Thursday @ 6:30 with Pastor Craig. Join in these amazing opportunities to hear God. 

  • Job Posting for Young Adult Ministry Coordinator

    Wellsville First United Methodist Church, 
    79 Madison Street, Wellsville, NY 14895

    Mission Statement: Go therefore and make disciples of all nations……., and teaching them to obey everything that I have commanded you. And remember, I am with you always, to the end of the age." Matthew 28:19-20

    Vision Statement

    Disclaimer: This position will evolve as the young adult and youth ministries develop. This body of believers is committed   to support and provide assistance and resources to develop this ministry. Must work closely with the lead visionary pastor and adapt as this develops. We desire a one-year commitment as we have a long term commitment as this successfully evolves.
    Estimated salary:  

    •    Must be a person of Christian commitment with a personal relationship with Jesus. 
    •    Preference would be given to a person with a degree, specialized training or experience.
    •    High energy with integrity.

    •    Ability to support and embrace United Methodist church ethos and doctrine. 
    •    Work alongside the clergy, staff, leadership and laity to implement the mission.
    •    Agree to become safe sanctuary trained and follow the safe sanctuary policy of this body of believers. Be familiar with child abuse prevention and reporting methods
    •    Submit to church required background check.
    •    Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to clearly and concisely present ideas and concepts to multiple audiences.
    •    Able to engage all forms of social outlets and work with all current technology. 


    •    Provide a plan and structure for faith development in the lives of young adults and youth.  
    •    Coordinate and lead activities involving fellowship, Bible study, worship, outreach, and special events.
    •    Provide a plan and structure for weekly gatherings when a group has been identified as committed to gather regularly 
    •    Create a safe environment for all to grow and mature in faith 
    •    Maintain visible presence in the community by networking using all resources available.    
    •    Maintain attendance records of all events
    •    Be a direct reflection of who God is calling the Wellsville First UMC to be. 
    •    Attend Sunday worship service
           o    Revive children’s area. 
           o    Lead Children’s church during traditional worship service 
                       Recruit and equip a second person to be present during children’s church. 
    •    Work with congregational leaders to invite, equip, support and manage adults and parents to serve in children, youth and family ministry.
    •    Attend administrative council Meetings (ex-officio Ad. Council)
           o    Present a monthly report of ministry. 
    •    Prepare an annual budget
    •    Communicate regularly with families and community through variety of means 
           o    including print, social media, email and verbal. 
    •     Create and encourage opportunities for young people and families to serve and live out faith in community including regular outreach, monthly mission.

    Supervisory Relationships:
    •    This position is directly accountable to the Senior Pastor with weekly communications and or meetings. 

    •    The Staff Parish Relations Ministry Team at 90 days, six months then yearly. 

    Please send your resume and cover letter with three references to lovegrows@wellsvilleumc.org ensuring you use the cover letter as an opportunity to tell us why you want to be a part of this ministry at the Wellsville United Methodist Church and what your availability would be should you be our candidate of choice. This position will be posted until we find the right congregational fit for the opening. References include one personal, one employer and one professional. Examples may be an educator, clergy person, mentor, supervisor etc. 
    Revised: 2/9/23


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