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20 Sep 2019

Part-Time Discipleship Coordinator

 White Bear Lake, Minnesota, United States

Job Description

The Discipleship Coordinator is responsible for engaging parishioners in the life of the parish with emphasis on knowing Jesus personally, building community, connecting with new members and promoting small group ministry. The work of Mission at St Mary’s encompasses all post-confirmation ages from high school ministry through adults.


Coordinate new parishioner welcome activities utilizing volunteers to follow up and ensure that all feel welcomed and connected to the life of discipleship at St Mary’s.

Engage Parishioners to participate in the church community by sharing their talents and gifts in answer to their Baptismal call.

Promote discernment of people’s individual gifts and invite people to share their gifts and talents in parish and community ministry.

Find volunteer opportunities within the ministries at St Mary’s and the community, and communicate those to the parish.

Provide tools for engagement and recognition of ministry volunteers.

Build community with Parish Events, ensuring that the discipleship mission of the Parish is incorporated.

Coordinate discipleship initiatives at St Mary’s Community Night and other parish wide opportunities (eg. Fall Festival, SummerFest Concert).

Find creative ways to engage parishioners, looking for new opportunities as well as boosting existing programs.

Manage small group ministry initiatives including: promoting small group opportunities, supporting existing groups and encouraging the formation of new ones; supporting leaders with materials and ongoing communication about small group

Assist with high school ministries including: mission trip, small group ministry, and service opportunities.

Job Qualifications: QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS: • Desire and ability to work closely with people and committees in collaborative relationships • Knowledge of the principles of effective volunteer management • Knowledge and experience with implementing programs (ministry or volunteer) • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Mail Merge, PowerPoint, Email and internet literacy • Excellent communication skills in speaking, writing and listening with demonstrated public speaking skills • Organizational and follow-up skills • 3 – 5 years of experience in working with volunteers; parish experience is preferred

Organizational Name: St Mary of the Lake

Organizational City: White Bear Lake

Position Contact Name: Samantha Hagel

Position Contact Title: Director of Mission

Position Contact Email:

Position Contact Phone: 651-429-7771

Deadline: Monday, October 7, 2019

Benefits: Not Included

Experience: Preferred

Salary / Range: $24-$26/hour

Setting: Suburban

Number of Parish Households: 2,001 or more

How to Apply

Submit resume and letter of interest to Samantha Hagel, Director of Mission at  Deadline is Monday, October 7.

Job Categories: Ministry (Pastoral, Shared and Volunteer). Job Types: Part-Time. Job Tags: discipleship, evangelization, high school, and small groups. Salaries: Commensurate with Experience.

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