Holy Trinity is comprised of approximately 1650 households and is located in a town of approximately 4,000 people, in a rural area of west-central Ohio, near the Indiana state line, in the northern part of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, 80 miles northwest of Dayton, Ohio, and 70 miles southeast of Fort Wayne, Indiana.
The position which we are hiring is for full-time, 40 hours per week, parish-based ministry, with 25 hours devoted to youth ministry and 15 hours to adult evangelization ministry. It includes some evening and weekend work. With regard to youth ministry, responsibilities would involve: administering and developing programs for the youth of the parish which help them to live as disciples of Jesus Christ and as practicing Catholics in our society and world today; being familiar and conversant with their needs, interests, attitudes and beliefs; communicating with the entire parish regarding youth activities; helping the youth to participate responsibly in the life, mission and work of the parish; managing a budget; working closely with the parish staff. With regard to adult evangelization, responsibilities would involve: forming parishioners into missionary disciples through small groups and one-to-one mentoring; training parishioners in leading and facilitating small faith-sharing groups and one-to-one mentoring
relationships; maintaining regular interaction with the Archdiocese of Cincinnati’s Office of the New Evangelization; working closely with the parish staff, especially those also tasked with adult evangelization ministry.
Qualifications, skills and abilities for the position would involve: being a practicing Catholic, with appropriate self-knowledge and ability to share the Catholic faith with junior- and senior-high school-age adolescents and with adults; previous experience in working with youth and an understanding of their development and culture; an ability to apprentice others in spiritual practices, especially to pray with and in front of people (leading and participating in spontaneous prayer); the ability to work well with the pastor and parish staff.
Please send application and resume, by July 31st, 2017, to Fr. Rick Walling, Holy Trinity Catholic Church, P.O. Box 107, Coldwater, Ohio 45828, or e-mail at: email@example.com.