Director of Evangelization
St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church located in Westerville, Ohio.
St. Paul is a Catholic parish of 4,000 households committed to the New Evangelization from the Heart of the Church. We are enthusiastically Catholic and strive to be a parish that joyfully embraces dynamic orthodoxy. Our parish mission statement is “Inspired by Saint Paul, Centered on Christ, Called to Holiness” and we are committed to living this mission through the singular purpose of forming missionary disciples of Jesus Christ.
The Director of Evangelization will provide leadership and supervision to all evangelizing and catechetical activities within the life of the parish. The Director of Evangelization will lead and oversee the Evangelization Office staff and volunteers. Major areas of programming include all Children, Youth, Young Professional, Marriage Ministry, Family Ministry, Adult Faith Formation, and all Outreach Ministries. This includes Sacramental Preparation, Parish School of Religion, R.C.I.A., and Adult Faith Formation.
The Director of Evangelization will work closely with the pastor and the principal of Saint Paul School in order that the school’s mission and the parish mission remain aligned and integrated. The Director will report directly to the Pastor and will serve in conjunction with the Director of Parish Administration and the School Principal as a member of the Pastor’s Leadership Team.
Education: Master’s degree in Catholic Theology or equivalent is required. Knowledge and understanding of the Catholic Church and its mission is also required, particularly regarding the Parish and the vital role it plays in a Christian’s personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
Experience: Practicing Catholic in good standing with minimum of 10 years parish and/or diocesan ministry is strongly preferred. Individual should be able to demonstrate familiarity with the various aspects of ministry including liturgy, catechesis and faith formation, youth ministry, charity, parish outreach activities and the day to day operations of the parish business office. Above all, the desired candidate must manifest a missionary disciple identity, be able to share their own testimony of Christ, proclaim the kerygma, and form other disciples.
Job Related Skills: Experience in ecclesial/ministerial visioning/planning including familiarity with Church structures and systems, experience collaborating with clergy/staff/volunteers, and possessing exceptional interpersonal skills such as listening, conflict resolution, collaboration, written/oral communication, management/supervision, effective platform skills and presence.
Compensation & Benefits: Compensation is commensurate with experience and ability. We offer a full complement of benefits, including health, dental, vision, life, short & long-term disability, and matching 403(b) through the Diocesan of Columbus.
Interested parties: Please submit cover letter, resume, and references to: [email protected]. We are receiving applications through Friday - April 23, 2021. We anticipate a start date in June 2021.