Campus Ministry Director, St. Cloud, MN, Full Time, Posted 7/14/20

Campus Ministry Director
Christ Church Newman Center
St. Cloud, Minnesota
Full Time, 10 Month

General Description:

Christ Church Newman Center is a parish stretching to live out the gospel message in the spirit of Vatican II. Our mission is to build for the future by being Christ’s challenging word, inspiring spirit, and living service. The position of the Campus Ministry Director will work in collaboration with parish staff and parish members to minister to the college students in the St. Cloud Metro. This person will have the role of animating the mission to the campuses through leadership of a comprehensive ministry program.

35-40 hours/week, salaried position, 10 months (August 1 to May 31)

Job Responsibilities

1. Campus Ministry–

a. Responsible for over-seeing/coordinating (delegating and collaborating with permanent members and parish staff) campus ministry activities (on-campus, on Church grounds, and virtually), including small group bible studies/faith sharing groups, retreats, student meals, coffeehouses, gift bags for students and community service activities.
b. Visibly present on the campuses in order to develop relationships with students, faculty, and staff.
c. Coordinates Peer Ministry program, including the hiring, supervising, and formation of 4-6 students who take our mission on to the campuses to evangelize and serve their peers.
d. Coordinates service trips for university/college students, including advertising, budgeting, planning and leading at least one trip per year

2. Administrative

a. Attends monthly Focus Night meetings
b. Responsible for advertising for campus ministry programs (in print, on the website, and through social media)

Qualifications:

1. Education – Theology degree, working toward a Master’s degree preferred
2. Experience – Related ministry experience required
3. Strong computer skills including experience with social media, web based software (including technology for conducting virtual meetings), and Microsoft Office Suite

Other Desired Requirements:

1. Ability to minister to and build relationships with university students and other parish members of diverse ages, cultures, and backgrounds
2. Support the teachings of the Catholic Church, the unique history of Christ Church/Newman Center and the philosophy of Saint John Henry Newman
3. Ability to work within the pastoral team and parish council framework

Christ Church Newman Center is an intentional community rooted in the transformative spirit of Vatican II. The community’s primary mission is to serve Catholic students, faculty, and staff from St. Cloud State University (enrollment 15,000) and St. Cloud Technical and Community College (enrollment 6,000) as well as individuals and families from the St. Cloud area who have chosen Christ Church as their personal parish. The approximately 450 permanent and 400 student members of the parish celebrate their diversity and recognize their own prophetic, cutting-edge nature and are willing to push boundaries in order to facilitate the transformation of their own members and the greater society. The permanent membership is committed to serving the student population. The parish abuts the north edge of the St. Cloud State University campus and overlooks the Mississippi River. The City of St. Cloud (area pop.100, 000 plus) is located in central Minnesota approximately 65 miles Northwest of Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN.

To apply: Send cover letter, resume, and three references to: jspring@scsucatholic.org

Liturgical Musician, Mayhew Lake, Part Time, Posted 6/11/20

Liturgical Musician
Annunciation Church
Mayhew Lake, Minnesota
Part-Time

Responsibilities:
• Direct choir for liturgies
• Direct choir for holy days and special events
• Prepare and obtain music (both current and new music) for choir members
• Plan music selections for Sundays, holy days and special events (Confirmation, First Communion, Picnic)
• Research and order new music
• Organize and maintain music in choir loft
• Prepare and provide music and music selections to musicians 10 days prior to applicable celebration (ie. songlist, music aid board, cantor and Father’s books)
• Meet with funeral families to plan funeral music
• Schedule and communicate schedule changes for cantors and pianists of weekend liturgy, special events and funerals

Training:
• Attend one workshop or training session, that is compliant with diocesan standards, every other year
• Conduct weekly choir practice, in a format that encourages participation by the majority of choir members, from September through May

Other:
• Be a participating member of the Liturgy Committee
• Reports to the pastor

To Apply: Email Shirley Scapanski, Faith Formation Director, at scapanskidairylp@gmail.com
or call 320-980-7714.

Director of Liturgy and Music, Melrose, Full time, Posted 5/8/20

Director of Liturgy and Music
One in Faith Cluster
Melrose, Minnesota
Full Time

The One in Faith cluster of parishes, located in Central Minnesota (Lake Wobegon country!), is seeking a person to coordinate the worship and music life of our community. The majority of this person’s responsibilities will be in St. Mary’s Catholic Church, a multicultural, 1,000-family parish. The parish is looking to revitalize a rich, long-standing music tradition as we transition to our new worship space. In addition to these primary responsibilities at St. Mary’s, the position also entails being a resource person for the other parishes in the cluster.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan and coordinate all liturgies, music, and musicians for parish liturgical celebrations at St. Mary’s
  • Foster the development of the musical gifts of parishioners as singers and instrumentalists at all One in Faith parishes
  • Recruit, schedule, and rehearse with various music ministries (choirs, cantors, instrumentalists) at St. Mary’s
  • Coordinate with the Faith Formation Coordinator in the preparation of First Reconciliation, First Communion, and Confirmation
  • Meet with couples and families to prepare and celebrate wedding and funeral liturgies at St. Mary’s
  • Oversee the use and maintenance of church sound, video, and musical equipment at St. Mary’s
  • Oversee the on-going training and formation of liturgical ministers in all One in Faith parishes
  • Act as liaison between all One in Faith parishes and the Worship Office of the Diocese of St. Cloud

*Weekend work is required, as is work on liturgical solemnities

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Music, Liturgy, or related field
Keyboard accompaniment skills
Voice and choir-directing skills
Working knowledge of both contemporary and traditional liturgical music with an in-depth understanding of Catholic liturgy, liturgical music, and Vatican II principles
Conversational Spanish skills preferred but not required

To Apply: Further inquires should be directed to Fr. Marv Enneking (320) 256-4207 or (320) 256-3108 or stmarys@stmarysofmelrose.com

Custodian, Sartell, Full Time, Posted 5/8/20

Custodian
St. Francis Xavier Catholic Community
Sartell, Minnesota
Full Time

Job Opening – Custodian

St. Francis Xavier Church & School is accepting applications for a full-time Custodian, responsible for the general cleaning and maintenance of buildings and grounds owned and operated by St. Francis Xavier. Must perform all duties normally associated with custodial workers (i.e. scrubbing, vacuuming, waxing, dusting, sweeping, painting and washing of all walls, floors, ceilings, doors, furniture, cabinets, and other equipment) and perform other tasks as required to ensure a safe, clean, comfortable and healthy environment. Qualifications include necessary janitorial skills and knowledge, familiarity with cleaning/janitorial equipment and supplies and their safe use and storage, and basic plumbing, electrical and carpentry skills in order to help maintain the general operation of the facilities.

Candidates should have a minimum of a high school diploma, three years’ relevant work experience, ability to maintain confidentiality of all office records which may be accessible in individual offices, and good communication skills. Benefits are available, including health insurance, life and LTD, vacation/sick pay, retirement and other benefits. A favorable background check is required as a condition of employment.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Adam Vonderahe at avonderahe@stfrancissartell.org

Director of Faith Formation, Full-Time, Kimball, Posted 4/15/20

Director of Faith Formation
St. Anne’s Catholic Church
Kimball, Minnesota
Full Time

Director of Faith Formation (DFF)
Supervised by: Pastor/s
Employment Status: Full Time (12 Months)
Supervises: Holy Cross, Marty; St. Anne’s, Kimball; St. Mary Help of Christians, St. Augusta; St. Nicholas, St. Nicholas; & St. Wendelin, Luxemburg

Duties and Responsibilities: As representative of the pastor, the Director of Faith Formation implements the parishes’ religious faith development for children through adult. The DFF manages and develops the overall religious education programs for school aged children and youth, cultivate a youth ministry program, and provide opportunities for continuing adult education. The DFF reports to the pastor and parish councils/committees as required.

Full job description here.

To Apply: Please email, or send, cover letter and resume to: sannekim@meltel.net or by mail:
St. Anne’s Catholic Church
Attn: Lana Vossen
441 Hazel Avenue East
Kimball, MN 55353

Director of Music and Liturgy, Part-Time, Mora, Posted 2/10/20

Director of Music and Liturgy
St. Mary’s Catholic Church
Mora, Minnesota
Part-Time

Focus: To direct and facilitate sacred music according to the faith of the Catholic Church
• This is a part time leadership position which collaborates closely with the pastor, church staff and volunteers
• Selects and plans music for weekend mass, Holy Days, Easter, Christmas, funerals and other liturgical functions
• Directs teen/adult and children’s choirs and cantors
• Schedules musicians and cantors
• Maintains music resources and creates worship aides as needed

To Apply: E-mail Father Derek Wiechmann at fatherderek17@gmail.com with inquires.

Sacristan, Part-Time, St. Cloud, Posted 1/8/20

Sacristan
CentraCare St. Benedict’s Community
St. Cloud, Minnesota
Part-Time

CentraCare St. Benedict’s Community is seeking a Sacristan for their chapel. The position is 20 hours per week. Duties include serving as Chapel Attendant during daily Mass (attending to the needs of residents, ushering, ensuring that all volunteer ministers have arrived), coordinating the Pastoral Care volunteer schedule, keeping inventory and making purchases of chapel supplies, and other duties as assigned. Depending on the background and comfort level of the candidate, the job may also include some Pastoral Care duties such as leading communion services or other prayer services.

For more information, please contact Rebecca Calderone at Rebecca.calderone@centracare.com or 320-252-0010 ext. 30276

To Apply: http://jobs.centracare.com/jobs/search?q=Sacristan&location_city=#

 

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