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  Box 115
  Chautauqua, New York 14722
  summer: 716-357-2055
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  hurlbut@ netsync.net

UM House seeks a host couple

The United Methodist House, on the grounds of Chautauqua Institution, is seeking a host couple to serve for the nine-week season starting in June 2022.

In this role you will support and administrate the mission of the United Methodist House for the summer for overnight guests, chaplains, visitors to the porch, Bible study participants, Sunday worshippers and others. It is the mission of the House to offer a positive radiant expression of the United Methodist Christianity as well as spiritual refreshment, quiet renewal, friendship and fellowship. The successful couple will possess the following gifts and graces:

  • Organization skills: the ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Communication skills: the ability to write, speak effectively and have basic computer literacy
  • Interpersonal skills: the ability to be flexible, welcome all, network and pitch in to complete what needs to be done
  • United Methodist knowledge: understanding of the United Methodist church and its doctrines
The successful couple will be able to make a three-year commitment to the position and be available for additional tasks pre and post-season.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your cover letter and resume to laurakcorey@gmail.com. We look forward to hearing from you!