Your interest in leadership at Thalia UMC suggests that God is calling and equipping you to make a positive impact on our community. It takes the prayers, gifts, service, and time of dedicated people like you to organize the local church to fulfill our mission. God calls every local church to help people comprehend the love of Jesus Christ. If you are answering a call to serve as a leader, please prayerfully consider applying for a leadership position at Thalia UMC, so that being rooted in love, we will help others grasp the wonder of God’s love.

Leadership Team
The purpose of the Leadership Team is to simplify the administrative work of the Church Council (SPPRC, Finance, and Trustees) in order to resource the local church to accomplish its goal of growing disciples of Jesus Christ.

Members include:

  • Lay Leader
  • Pastor
  • Chair of Leadership Committee
  • Chair of Trustees
  • Chair of Ministries
  • Chair of Staff Pastor Parish Relations (SPPRC)
  • Chair of Finance
  • Ministry Council Chair
  • 3 at-large members

Ministry Council
The purpose of the Ministry Council is to coordinate the ministry teams that provide hands-on opportunities to grow as disciples of Jesus Christ. Each ministry team has a chairperson and sub-groups to perform the work of organizing opportunities for people in our community to grow in Christ.

Ministry Teams include:

  • Spiritual Formation
  • Worship
  • Missions
  • Fellowship

To apply to be a chairperson, you will need to complete a Spiritual Gifts Inventory, Primary Leadership Components Assessment (PLC), and Leadership Application. Pastor Joe who will review all applications with the Nominating Committee. Thank you for your willingness to serve Christ with us!

Leadership Application

Please complete the application below. All fields are required.

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