3/2/17: Director of Ministry (Louisville, KY)

What are you looking for?
Director of Ministry
What’s the name of your church or organization?
St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church
Where is the job site located?
Louisville, KY
What do you want this person to do?
Position Summary:
The Director of Ministry is a lay professional who oversees educational and small group ministries at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Oversee all aspects of St. Matthew’s educational programs spanning the 10 decades of life.
Oversee, train, and support lay ministry leaders for small group ministries.
Supervise and train staff affiliated with the Ministry department.
Provide pastoral care to families with children, and lay ministry leaders.
Oversee the Sunday liturgies for children, and work with the Children’s committee to provide excellent children’s ministry offerings.
Coordinate the Dimensions of Faith program.
Participate in lower level planning efforts.

What type of commitment are you looking for?
Full time
Does this job pay?
What is the application process?
Please submit the following:
Cover Letter expressing why you would be a good fit for St. Matthew’s
Current Resume
Short essays on these three topics (Please do not write more than 1,000 words for all of the questions combined).
1. Describe your understanding of the place of children and families in worship.
2. Explain why adult formation/religious education is essential work for the church, and how you see it changing over the next five years.
3. Describe a ministry that exists because of your leadership. What was your role in its creation? Who can we contact about this project?

Direct your application materials to:
St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church
The Rev. Kelly Kirby, Rector
330 N. Hubbards Ln.
Louisville, KY 40207
kkirby@stmatthewsepiscopallouisville.org (preferred)

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