Director of Children, Youth and Family Ministries

Atlanta, GA
Type: Clergy, Lay
Posted Mar 29, 2019
Job Title
Director of Children, Youth and Family Ministries
Name of church or organization
St Luke’s Episcopal Church
Job Location
Atlanta, GA
Job Description
St. Luke’s is a 2,000-member Episcopal Church located in midtown Atlanta, Georgia – with over 400 under the age of 18. We strive to engage with and respond to the unique challenges of contemporary urban life and circumstances. St. Luke’s is seeking a Director of Children, Youth and Families (CYF) who will share the transforming love of Jesus with children and youth in a real and relevant way, engaging new narrative theologies of contemporary Christian theologians. The director will participate in the creation, development, and operation of programs that support the spiritual formation and overall well-being of parishioners ages 0-18; and, engage in pastoral care of children and youth, as well as to minister to the needs of families. The ideal candidate is energetic, well-organized with excellent communication skills and familiar with dynamic children, youth and family ministry as a central mission of the Church; demonstrates knowledge and love of scripture along with Episcopal tradition and has experience sharing that knowledge and love with children and youth; and is outgoing, hard-working, flexible, and has a passion for both building community and incorporating children, youth and families into the larger church community. (Please see full job description: https://www.stlukesatlanta.org/join-our-ministry.html )
Type of commitment
  • Full time
Does this job pay?
Yes
Application Process
Please submit resume and cover letter (Word document or PDF only please) to:
David Lowry, parish administrator, at david@stlukesatlanta.org by May 1, 2019

Your cover letter should address the following:
1- How do you currently engage diverse communities (including communities of color, LGBTQ+, etc)? Give an instance when you integrated difference(s) to achieve a common goal.
2- Share an important moment in your spiritual journey.
3- Tell us a personal story that will help us understand your approach to ministry with children, youth and families.

Application Deadline
05/01/2019
Link to the job posting or application
https://www.stlukesatlanta.org/join-our-ministry.html
Website
www.stlukesatlanta.org