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Column by Bill Lewellis

Trinity Bethlehem seeks Director of Youth Ministries

Position Announcement
Trinity Church, Bethlehem
Director of Youth Ministries
2015

Who we are…..

Trinity Episcopal Church, Bethlehem, is seeking a Director of Youth Ministries. This part-time position oversees Christian Formation for our youngest members through graduation from high school. It will also participate in developing intergenerational programming and activities for families.

Trinity is a 350-member congregation in the historic district of Bethlehem, whose Youth Ministries Program currently includes: Godly Play, a juniors’ program, Come As you Are for teens, and a nursery.

What we need…..

A strong leader with a love of children and young people; faith; the ability to work with a dedicated corps of adult volunteers; enthusiasm; good organizational, recruiting and communication skills; familiarity with programs, and with the Episcopal Church; and a vision of the Church as community.

Responsibilities include…..

The duties of our youth minister vary from day to day, but his/her main responsibility is to develop and coordinate children and youth ministry at Trinity, with the goal of teaching our young members to seek and serve Christ in all persons. Direction, communication and recruitment of volunteers are crucial responsibilities. Participation in parish activities is expected. He/she might arrange for workshops and programming for families; develop educational materials; attend meetings to educate Vestry, congregation, parish ministry groups, staff and others about the activities of the youth ministry. He/she will also be responsible for additional administrative tasks relating to Youth Ministry, and will be responsible for developing and managing the budget for the program. The Youth Minister works under the direct supervision of the Rector.

Please send resume and cover letter telling us why you have an interest in this ministry. Please include details of pertinent experience. Send via email only to the Rector, laura@trinitybeth.org.

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