Job Seeker Support Group

Job Seekers Support Group

Tuesday Mornings, 8:00 - 9:30 AM
Bethany Office Conference Room

The Bethany UMC Job Seekers Support Group is active and available to assist those in the Greater Austin Community. We are a small ecumenical and spiritual group with success in directing persons to resources as well as helping them gain confidence in their quest. Over 500 people have passed through our doors since February 2002.


Guests are always welcome. Snacks and coffee are provided.  The group is open to anyone seeking new employment or seeking to change jobs.


Cecilia Barrentine, Director of Congregational Care & Connections Ministries at Bethany UMC,  guides the discussions every Tuesday morning with a warm smile, a friendly soul, and a genuine interest in facilitating discussion, and challenging the group to set short term goals.

Your Prayers Are Precious To Us

Please remember those people, inside and outside of Bethany, who may be unemployed or under-employed and are seeking jobs. Cecilia enthusiastically facilitates the programs and early morning.


The Bethany Job Seekers Support Group has sponsored various career-oriented programs that have been blessed by gracious members who have volunteered their gifts and talents. Occasionally, we have utilized outside expertise to assist our program development.  We appreciate all of their support and encouragement. Here are some of the topics:

  • Choosing a new direction
  • Marketing yourself
  • Trusting and believing in God during times of change
  • Where do I go from here with my life?

Contact Us

For more information, contact:
or call 512-258-6017 x 231

Send  job leads to:

or call 512-258-6017 x 231

Commit to the Lord whatever you do, & your plans will succeed. - Proverbs 16:3

Staff Contact: Cecilia Barrentine, 512-258-6017 x231