Apr 14, 2022

Director of Religious Education

  • St. Mary Church
  • Grinnell, IA, USA
Full time Ministry, Young Adult Ministry, Youth Religious Education

Job Description

St Mary Catholic Church in Grinnell, Iowa is seeking enthusiastic individual for Director of Faith Formation and Youth Ministry

Opportunities abound for program development and personal growth while assisting parishioners of all ages and all walks of life to embrace their faith formation journey. 

The Director of Faith Formation and Youth ministry will develop and implement faith formation activities for parish families and youth, as well as guide families in preparation for receiving the Sacraments of First Reconciliation, First Eucharist, and Confirmation.

This position will work collaboratively with our parish staff, volunteer catechists, youth, and their families. A worthy applicant would have a deep love and sincere appreciation for the Catholic faith and its sacraments and a willingness to share that with others. This candidate will lead in envisioning new ways of moving people forward in their faith while appreciating the many traditions that make St Mary the community it is.  

Qualified candidates must have validly received all three Sacraments of Initiation (Baptism, Confirmation, Eucharist); believe and profess the fullness of the Catholic faith; and be a practicing Catholic in good standing.

Full time position provides many benefits including health, dental and vision insurance, flexible hours, a pleasant, family-friendly work culture, and the ability to work in new facilities with flexible meeting spaces embedded in a vibrant community.

The starting date for employment will be around June 1, 2022.  Full-time salary starts at $35,000, based on education, work experience, etc. Part time position will be considered for the right applicant. 

To request a job application, please contact St. Mary in Grinnell at 641-236-7486, or email us at grinnellstmary@diodav.org

St. Mary is a parish of about 400 families, located in Grinnell, IA, on the western edge of the Diocese of Davenport. Grinnell, IA is located along the I-80 corridor between Des Moines and Iowa City.


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