Associate for Children, Youth, and Family Ministries

Grosse Pointe Farms, MI
Type: Clergy, Lay
Posted Mar 5, 2021
Job Title
Associate for Children, Youth, and Family Ministries
Name of church or organization
Christ Church Grosse Pointe
Grosse Pointe Farms, MI
Job Description
Christ Church (Grosse Pointe, Michigan) seeks a Jesus-centered, creative and strategic individual to join the senior staff as the Associate for Children, Youth, and Family Ministries. The new Associate will join the Rector, senior staff, and vibrant community in the leadership and ministry of a large parish rooted in the Anglican liturgical tradition.

Specific ministry leadership will focus on the development, engagement, and care of our
children, youth, and their families with the goal of connecting children, youth, and families to faith and our faith to life.

This position is ideal for a highly-motivated, passionate lay or ordained minister with 3-5+ years of leadership experience in ministry for children, youth, and families, and a personal desire to develop and expand a vital ministry in our community. The ideal minister will exhibit a passion for Christ, for building the Christian community, and for nurturing Christian disciples in service to the world.

The Associate for Children, Youth, and Family Ministries will provide strategic leadership and creative vision for our ministry to children, youth, and their families at Christ Church Grosse Pointe.

Major responsibilities include: design, organization, oversight, and implementation of a parish-wide ministry to children and youth; budget and staff accountability; volunteer development, including training and support programs; curriculum review and development; periodic teaching; establish and maintain contacts with other Episcopal faith
communities nationwide.

Christ Church is a lively, progressive congregation, and lives fully the riches of our liturgical, spiritual, and theological heritage in witness and service to our wider community. We are a welcoming, compassionate, and inclusive community called to bring God and people together to know and live the Good News of Jesus Christ.

For candidates relocating to Grosse Pointe, the position may include housing in a church owned residence just a short walk from the church, enabling the Associate to take part in the full life of Grosse Pointe. Located only minutes from downtown Detroit, Grosse Pointe provides residential membership in a beautiful city park system, excellent school systems, and easy access to one of the nation’s great cities and all that Detroit has to offer.

Type of Commitment
Full Time
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Application Process
If you believe that you are called to serve in this position, please send a cover letter and resume to Joseph Daniel,
Application Deadline
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