12/20/16: Youth and Children Ministry Leader (Sugar Land, TX)

What are you looking for?
Youth and Children Ministry Leader
What’s the name of your church or organization?
Holy Cross Episcopal Church
Where is the job site located?
Sugar Land, Texas
What do you want this person to do?
Position Available for Youth and Children Ministry Leader

Holy Cross Episcopal Church is seeking a full-time ministry leader for its Youth and Children programs. This position will lead a team that provides Christian education, and fosters spiritual growth, for children from pre-school age thorough high school. This person will create age-appropriate opportunities for fellowship and involvement in missions and service. The Ministry Leader will also work to integrate the children and youth into the overall parish life of Holy Cross. The Youth and Children Ministry Leader will report directly to the rector.

Personal Qualifications
• A strong personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
• Committed to the spiritual disciplines of prayer and study of Scripture.
• Prompt, conscientious, and self-motivated.
• Works well as part of a team dedicated to the life of the Church.
• Personally demonstrates enthusiasm in the service of the ministry.
• Lives into the mission, vision, and core values of Holy Cross Church.

• Organize and promote Christian formation opportunities through a variety of media and personal interaction
• Lead a Youth Ministry council with representatives from children, youth, and adults
• Manage the necessary administrative functions to ensure that children and families are served effectively
• Prepare and maintain budgets for all areas of oversight similar efforts
• Plan and coordinate mission trips as well as mission within the local community
• Create a mentoring ministry for youth that engages adults within the parish as mentors
• Select Sunday School curriculum for ages nursery to 12th grade
• Invite, train, and develop Sunday School teachers
• Schedule teachers and substitutes
• Oversee family events such as Vacation Bible School
• Coordinate participation in the larger church through Diocesan events
• Partner with the preschool to create opportunities for the groups to work together
• Work with the rector to include children and youth in worship
• Ensure consistent and timely communication with youth and parents
• Accountable for Safeguarding God’s Children compliance for adult volunteers

Education – Bachelor’s Degree Minimum of five years of experience

Ability to communicate effectively Superior organizational skills
Enthusiasm for children and Christian formation Collaborative and pastoral work style

Attendance at Sunday worship and other events Faith evident in word and example

Confirmed (or future) member of Holy Cross Competent skills with MS Office

Experience with social media Passion to create a new ministry

Compensation is up to $45,000 per year, plus benefits, dependent upon previous experience.

Interested persons should contact Mark Kurtz (713) 898-8995. Resumes may be emailed to mark@holycrosschurch.com or Holy Cross Episcopal Church, Attention Mark Kurtz, 5653 W Riverpark Dr, Sugar Land, Texas 77479. To visit the church website go to www.holycrosschurch.com.

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Full time
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