Northside UMC

Northside United Methodist Church


The church is a place for people to know the love of Jesus Christ, to grow as disciples and to go share God's love.


Northside UMC is a 5,000 member affluent congregation. The church is active in local, national and international missions, Christian Education (children, youth, young adults, and adults), pastoral care, sports and recreation ministries and worship arts (traditional music, contemporary band, hand bells, and drama).

Unique Opportunities for Service

The site offers an exceptional and diverse staff with numerous opportunities for learning, leading, and loving our congregation and community.

Site NameNorthside UMC
DenominationUnited Methodist Church
Location TypeUrban
Worship Attendance1200
Worship Times

Sunday: 8:30 am, 9:45 am and 11 am

Distance from CandlerApproximately 7 miles
Accessible to persons with disabilities?Yes
Acessible via public transportation?Yes
Can women be ordained?Yes
What role do women play in leadership?Women hold leadership roles in all areas and aspects

Weekly Schedule

  • Sunday:
    • Traditional Services: 8:30 am and 11 am
    • Contemporary Service: 9:45 am
    • Methodist Youth Fellowship
    • Youth choirs
  • Wednesday:
    • Children's Choirs
    • Adult choirs
    • Bible Study

The church has an active Missions Department with two full time staff to oversee local, regional, and international missions. In the summer, we host Metro Atlanta Project a week long mission program in partnership with persons needing home renovations.

Meeting the Five Areas of Ministry

Administration: The student will have access to developing and evaluating budgets, creating communication strategies: newsletter, website, emails, facebook, twitter, leading staff meetings, developing production, facilities, and creative service requests, hiring staff.

Liturgy (Worship and Preaching): The student will serve as the Attending Worship Committee--serving as liturgist (welcome, greeting, passing peace, Lord's Prayer, praying, announcements) organizing Sunday volunteers, planning worship services, serving Communion and preaching on special occasions.

Mission and Outreach: The student will assist with weekly Children's Ministries Worship projects, develop and implement mission projects/partnerships with our Missions Teams, review grant requests with our Missions Team

Pastoral Calling and Congregational Care: The student will go on hospital visits with the Senior Pastor, serve home bound communion, deliver meals, participate in the Prayer Card Ministry, learn about Stephen Ministers, learn about Grief Share, and explore ministries for home bound members.

Teaching: The student will evaluate curriculum, lead student or youth Sunday School or specialized programming, teach Adult Sunday School or Bible Study, and recruit volunteers.

Northside UMC
Associate Pastor Catherine Boothe
2799 Northside Dr
Atlanta, GA 30305
Phone: 404.367.2370

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