Assistant Rector for Evangelism, Children, Youth & Family Ministry

Hickory, NC
Type: Clergy
Posted Mar 5, 2019
Job Title
Assistant Rector for Evangelism, Children, Youth & Family Ministry
Name of church or organization
The Episcopal Church of the Ascension
Job Location
Hickory, NC
Job Description
The Episcopal Church of the Ascension in Hickory NC in the Diocese of WNC is seeking an Assistant, either lay or ordained, to partner with us in creating a sacramental, missional church outside the walls of the church while also helping us strengthen and expand ministry with children, youth, and families inside and outside the walls of Ascension. The Assistant will work in partnership with staff and vestry to better understand and engage in God’s mission in our community and strengthen the opportunities for faith formation and spiritual renewal for children, youth, and families. This position also includes the sharing of sacramental and liturgical responsibilities with the Rector.
We are looking for candidates, both lay and ordained, who are self-motivated and creative; have strong relational skills; connect well with youth, young children, and parents; are excited to get involved with the community beyond the church; are self-aware; and are excited to experiment and learn as we figure out together how to expand the reach of the Episcopal Church in our community.
Position Description: The responsibilities for which the Assistant is accountable include the following:
 Oversee Christian formation for children and youth ages 0-18. Includes but is not limited to recruiting, training and working with volunteers to lead weekly formation programs for youth and children; youth confirmation preparation, mission trips& pilgrimages, outreach.
 Coordinate, develop and grow ministry with families
 Work with clergy, staff, vestry, & volunteers to create a sacramental missional church outside the walls of Ascension.
 Engage in God’s mission in our community.
 For Clergy: Share sacramental and liturgical responsibilities with clergy.
 For Laity: Share preaching and lay liturgical responsibilities with clergy.
Type of commitment
  • Full time
Does this job pay?
Yes
Application Process
Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter to the Rector by March 31, 2019.
The Rev. Karla Woggon, kmwoggon@gmail.com.
The Episcopal Church of the Ascension, 726 1st Ave NW Hickory NC 28601.
Application Deadline
03/31/2019
Website
www.ascensionhickory.org