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United Methodist Church Reviews

Updated November 7, 2018
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United Methodist Church Senior Pastor Preston Greenwaldt
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  • "everyone thinks you work for them, no benefits" (in 2 reviews)

  • "Part time, low pay, mainly Sunday only" (in 2 reviews)

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  1. "Pastor"

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    Former Employee - Pastor in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Pastor in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at United Methodist Church full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good vision and mission design

    Cons

    Conflict within local church and management

    Advice to Management

    Transform the management system within


  2. "Local Pastor"

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    Current Employee - Local Pastor in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Local Pastor in Dallas, TX
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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at United Methodist Church part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Rewarding career in the service of the Lord

    Cons

    Long hours, many educational requirements, low salaries

  3. "Pastor"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at United Methodist Church full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Flexible Hours, caring people, Call from God

    Cons

    Politics, people who lack boundaries


  4. "Youth Worker in TNUMC"

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    Former Employee - Youth Director in Nashville, TN
    Former Employee - Youth Director in Nashville, TN

    I worked at United Methodist Church full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    I enjoyed the interconnectedness of the UMC. I was always able to find support and connection with other youth workers.

    Cons

    These are divided times in the United Methodist Church.


  5. "Communications"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Huntsville, AL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Huntsville, AL

    I have been working at United Methodist Church full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Working with the congregation for a common goal.

    Cons

    Different levels of accountability among staff.


  6. "Administrative Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at United Methodist Church full-time

    Pros

    the people you work with are kind, relatively quiet and relaxed environment, not a high stress position

    Cons

    everyone thinks you work for them, no benefits


  7. "Medium size church"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at United Methodist Church full-time

    Pros

    Friendly staff, welcoming congregation, community minded.

    Cons

    Workload in excess, 50+ hours , salary, to many meetings that take over your life.

  8. "Director of Childrens Ministry"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in College Station, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in College Station, TX
    Recommends

    I have been working at United Methodist Church (More than a year)

    Pros

    I was very blessed to have had the opportunity to work so close to God.

    Cons

    Gods rewards are not always financial


  9. "Office Administrator"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at United Methodist Church part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Work-life balance is very good.

    Cons

    Poor management, poor fiscal responsibility


  10. "Pastor"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at United Methodist Church full-time

    Pros

    Great support network in congregation.

    Cons

    Frequent moves possible for pastors.