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This page lists positions that are open either to lay people only or to both lay and ordained people. Any clergy-only positions in Christian formation will be found here.
We ask candidates seeking positions and churches seeking candidates to contact the appropriate parties directly.
Christian Education Openings
|Associate for Youth and Family Ministries, Ridgefield CT|
St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Ridgefield, CT, is seeking a full-time Associate for Youth and Family Ministries. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Click here
for full position description.
-Familiar and comfortable with Episcopal faith and practices
-Education and experience requirements: Training certificates and/or degrees in Christian Formation,
some professional experience in a similar capacity required. How to apply
Please send resume and cover letter to the attention of The Rev. Whitney Altopp at: firstname.lastname@example.orgApplication deadline is May 31, 2013
|Assistant Director for Youth Ministry, Charlotte NC|
First Presbyterian Church (www.firstpres-charlotte.org
) in uptown Charlotte, North Carolina, is seeking to add a full-time (40 hours) Assistant Director for Youth Ministry
to the church staff. The mission of the youth ministry is to equip and nurture Christ-centered relationships by serving as a spiritual bridge between youth, their families, and the greater community. Through worship, service, witness, and Christian discipleship, FPC’s youth ministry will help prepare youth to articulate and live their faith now and throughout their faith journey.
Consisting of 1700 members, the vibrant and active congregation has been deliberate about supporting the youth in their faith journey by intentionally restructuring its youth program staff to include three positions. The Assistant Director of Youth Ministries will support the youth ministry by working under the leadership of the Director of Youth Ministry. Responsibilities for this position are:
- Designing, implementing, and leading the high school youth program
- Recruiting, equipping and supporting volunteers
- Fostering a collegial and collaborative team approach to doing youth ministry
- Building and nurturing relationships with parents
FPC Charlotte is seeking a spiritually mature individual with experience and success in nurturing relationships with and among youth, parents, advisors and other staff as well as the following qualifications:
- Excellent communication and organizational skills
- A strong personal faith consistent with the Presbyterian Church (USA)
- Experience teaching and leading groups of youth and adults
- A four-year college degree
For the past six months, FPC has partnered with Ministry Architects (www.ymarchitects.com
) to build a sustainable model for the youth ministry. The Assistant Director of Youth Ministry will work in conjunction with the other youth ministry staff, the Renovation Team, Christian Education Committee, and volunteers to continue the progress that has been already made.
Interested candidates should forward a resume, along with cover letter, to the attention of Bradford Barry at email@example.com
|Director for Youth Ministry, Hagerstown MD|
Saint John’s Hagerstown is growing! We are searching for an energetic and spiritually grounded associate who communicates well and works well with groups. This associate will be responsible for the following:
- Program development with emphasis on youth and young families
- New members: outreach, introduction, and integration
- Responsibilities for Parish Communications
- Ordained candidates would share pastoral and liturgical responsibilities with the rector
This position is three-quarters time. We are considering both lay and ordained candidates. Candidates should be available to start work July 1, 2013 or sooner. Visit us online at: www.stjohnshagerstown.org
Interested candidates should send a resume and letter of interest to
Attn: David Davis,
Assistant Search Committee
Saint John’s Episcopal Church
101 S Prospect Street
Hagerstown, MD firstname.lastname@example.org
Interviews will begin as resumes are received.
|Director of Youth Formation, Midlothian VA|The Episcopal Church of the Redeemer in Midlothian, Virginia is seeking a full-time Director of Youth Formation to work with our grade school through high school programs. In addition to evaluating and implementing curriculum, the programs will consist of:
- religious education
- community service/mission/pilgrimage
- evening/weekend social events
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelors; Masters Degree preferred in Christian Education.
We want our youth to be welcomed, valued and supported in a safe and fun environment where they can develop and build faith through the inspiration, encouragement and enthusiasm of the Youth Director.
The Director of Youth Formation needs a passion to relate well with people (children, parents, staff, volunteers and community), the ability to make decisions and delegate responsibilities to others. Required to interact and serve with the church Rector and staff, and be under the direction of the Rector/Associate Rector.
A candidate should have strong communication skills as well as experience with Christian Education. A candidate should be an inspiring role model who is approachable, respectful of our youth and will play a key role in the ministry of our church.
The position would start September, 2013.
|Director of Youth Ministry, Silver Spring/Takoma Park MD|
Update: Application deadline extended to May 31.
Christ Congregational Church in Silver Spring, MD, and Takoma Park Presbyterian Church in Takoma Park, MD, are seeking a creative and inspirational leader to help two thriving and progressive churches develop a combined youth ministry that brings our youth and supporting adults to the “next level” of inner faith development, community involvement, and spiritual activism. This is a unique opportunity for a person of faith to serve a new community that is growing out of already existing and vibrant teen groups at two distinct congregations in the Washington, DC, metropolitan area.
The Director of Youth Ministry will develop and implement a cooperative youth ministry between Christ Congregational Church – United Church of Christ, Silver Spring, MD (CCC) and Takoma Park Presbyterian Church, Takoma Park, MD (TPPC).
Ordained and lay persons will be considered for this “non-called” position.
This is a 30-hour position with a salary of up to $30,000 (depending on experience) and health, vacation, study leave, holiday, and sick/family leave benefits.
At CCC and TPPC, we honor and celebrate people of all races, cultures, ages, abilities, sexual orientations and gender.
If interested, please submit a cover letter and resume no later than May 31, 2013 to Kathleen Boucher, Chair, Youth Minister Search Team at email@example.com.
For more information, please contact Kathleen Boucher at the same email address or 301-754-2777.
Full position description available here