Associate Rector for Evangelism and Family Ministry

Montgomery, AL
Type: Clergy
Posted May 23, 2019
Job Title
Associate Rector for Evangelism and Family Ministry
Name of church or organization
Church of the Ascension – Episcopal
Job Location
Montgomery, AL
Job Description
Job Description:
Church of the Ascension In Montgomery, AL is seeking an Associate Rector who has a passion and creative energy for serving families with youth and children, a heart for outreach and mission, and a willingness to share in the administrative, sacramental, liturgical, and preaching duties of the church. This position seeks candidates who are self-motivated; encouraging nurturers; good knowledge of family systems theory; able to connect with young families, children and youth; some social media and website skills.
Responsibilities and Expectations in Family Ministry:
– Assist and Support Children’s Minister in Christian Formation through mentoring and creative visioning and curriculum development for children and families.
– Assist and support youth ministry through mentoring the youth minister and developing a vision for youth ministry with parents and teens.
– Provide support for the Bread of Life—a young adult group—consisting of young families who are already vital, active, and growing.
– Liaison to Ascension Day School and assist in helping the school and church interconnect by recruiting and empowering church volunteers in various school activities.
– Share in chapel responsibilities for the Day School as well as the off-site Episcopal elementary school—Holy Cross Episcopal School.
Responsibilities and Expectations in Evangelism:
– Assist and support Communication’s Officer.
– Develop a communications/evangelism plan for both internal communications and in expanding our reach into the community.
– Identifying and developing other communication venues such as social media in conjunction with the Communication’s Officer.
– Contribute to all parish communications.
– Chair newcomer’s committee and assist in development of newcomers in parish life.
General Responsibilities:
– Assist and participate in all liturgical duties, including preaching and presiding at the Holy Eucharist on a regular rotating schedule.
– Assist in administrative tasks relevant to evangelism and family ministry duties.
– Collaborate with Rector and Music Minister in seasonal worship.
– Share in pastoral care responsibilities with the Rector.
– Participate in weekly staff meetings and monthly Vestry meetings.
Type of commitment
  • Full time
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Application Process
Interested candidates can send their resume and a cover letter to The Rev. Candice B. Frazer, Or Church of the Ascension, 315 Clanton Ave., Montgomery, AL 36104.
Application Deadline