Director of Youth Ministry and Christian Education
Summary Job Description
Advent Lutheran Church
Charlotte, North Carolina
The Director of Youth Ministry and Christian Education at Advent Lutheran Church should be a person whose commitment to Christ and the Church is evidenced in daily living and work. In addition s/he should be trained in and committed to the Christian Church.
This staff person will work with and enable those who are responsible for Christian Education and Youth Ministry in the congregation. The Youth Ministry and Christian Education Boards are responsible for the youth and learning ministries through their efforts and the enlistment of numerous members of the congregation. The staff person's role will be to oversee, coordinate, support, provide resources, train, and enable those involved in Advent's learning and youth ministries.
In Youth Ministry, the purpose of this Director is to encourage youth participation in the total ministry of the church: worship, learning, witness, service, and support and thereby to enable them to grow and develop to assume meaningful responsibilities in the congregation, the community, and the world.
In Christian Education, the purpose of this Director is to expand the variety of educational offerings so that people of all ages have multiple opportunities for study and learning. The quality of the congregation's educational ministry should improve through more intense and intentional recruitment, training and support of teachers and leaders, more thorough identification of people's needs, and the initiation of additional programs.
This will be a full-time position requiring a minimum of 40 hours a week. Sundays would not be considered a day off due to the person's attendance at church events. This is a professional position and therefore a primary vocation.
The Director for Youth Ministry and Christian Education shall be an employee of the Advent Lutheran Church and shall:
SALARY AND BENEFITS
The beginning salary will be $______ per year, including the following benefits:
DURATION and REVIEW
This shall be an indefinite call.
Send Letter of Application, Resume, Copy of College Transcript, and names and addresses, phone numbers for three references. Written references and other examples of work are optional with initial application. Initial screening of applicants will begin (date) and all candidates are encouraged to apply by then to receive full consideration.
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