Faith Formation Ministry Associate

Grace through Faith Ministries

(Faith Lutheran Church, Evansville and Grace Lutheran Church, Brandon)

Half time, 22 ½ hours per week
Faith and Grace congregations value faith in Jesus Christ and desire to grow in caring for each other in order to minister, to love, and to serve with God’s love. We willingly work together for the good of all. By growing individually and together in faith, we hope to inspire faith and growth toward spiritual maturity in families and children. In pursuit of this common mission we seek to focus on the following three goals:

  • “Nurturing Relational Connections between the Generations”
  • “Equipping & Empowering Leadership”
  • “Engaging Families in Faith Formation”

Faith and Grace have the following vision and objectives for a ministry associate:

  • Coordinating/facilitating fellow ministers in various ministry areas
  • Providing resources and training to these ministers
  • Pursuing/researching new ideas

Responsibilities include coordinating with leadership in the following areas:

  • High School Youth and mission opportunities: both local and distant
  • God Squad (Grades 4-7)
  • Sunday School (4 year olds – 5th grade)
  • Vacation Bible School
  • Confirmation
  • Participate in worship leadership as gifted, “Children’s sermons, singing, etc.”
  • Attend staff meetings

Position Requirements:         

  • An excitement for sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ
  • Passion for ministry
  • Good rapport with children and youth as well as adults
  • Willingness to use personal strengths and gifts to lead
  • Self-directed, but willing to seek assistance when needed
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to adjust to changing responsibilities
  • Previous ministry or work experience with children and youth prefered

The ministry associate is accountable to the Senior Pastor/parish council

December 2017