Director of Discipleship
Mary, Mother of the Church ACC
Wadena Area, Minnesota
Position: Director of Discipleship for the Area Catholic Community of Mary, Mother of the Church, full-time, annual salary $40,000-$60,000 (negotiable).
Location: Wadena, Minnesota, while serving the eight parishes of our Area Catholic Community (ACC).
Our Community needs someone to lead our comprehensive discipleship process and to be a senior advisor to the pastor on all things discipleship, and serve/lead our Discipleship Team (composed of staff).
This senior position, along with our ACC Business Manager (governance) and ACC Director of Liturgy & Music (sanctifying), constitutes the pastor’s Senior Leadership Team. The eight parishes that make up the Area Catholic Community (ACC) were united under one pastor and parochial vicar in July of 2021. By God’s grace, we have had great success in bringing our parishes together in a common mission and vision. We need your help to further it.
Our mission is to make disciples, witnesses of a living faith in Jesus Christ with a stewardship way of life. Our vision is to have engaged adult disciples, to aid parents in their role as the primary educators of faith in their families, to evangelize and catechize fallen-away Catholics and Christians, and to save souls.
The position is ideal for both a newly graduated student wanting to gain resume experience for 2-3 years with the freedom to continue or move on, as well as for someone with extensive experience with a desire for long-term employment. It requires excellent organizational and communication skills, in order to accompany the lay leaders on staff, volunteers within the parishes, and all those seeking Christ in our territory, and to impart the common mission and vision to them.
Our ACC has about 1,600 families and 3,600 people. It is located within the central region of Minnesota.
Area Catholic Community of Mary, Mother of the Church in Wadena, MN seeks to hire Director of Discipleship. Full-time. Ideal for either a new graduate seeking to build a resume with 2-3 yr commitment or someone with extensive experience seeking long-term employment. Requirements include: initiative and fortitude to lead other staff, organizational skills to create and maintain formation processes of disciples, a missionary mindset, and willingness to work on weekends.
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