Diocese of Southwestern Virginia

Christian Formation Missioner

Date Posted April 8, 2019
Diocese Southwestern Virginia (Jonathan Harris)
Location Roanoke
Position Type Full Time

Position Details

Setting Town
Compensation 42000
Health Benefits Clergy Only
Housing None
Equity Allowance No

Parish Profile

Budget over 1 million
Anglo-Catholic no
Broad Church yes
Charismatic no
Contemporary no
Emergent no
Morning Prayer yes
Non-Traditional no
Prayer Book yes
Renewal no
Rite I yes
Rite II yes


Summary: This position serves as an extension of the ministry of the Bishop Southwestern Virginia and is dedicated to enhancing the life-long formation of the people of the Diocese of Southwestern Virginia with a particular focus on young people. The Christian Formation Missioner serves as a diocesan resource for local ministry efforts in parishes with a primary focus on children’s ministry and secondary responsibilities for college ministry and young adult ministry. The Christian Formation Missioner will also work collaboratively with the diocesan Youth Missioner connecting youth and adults to diocesan youth ministry efforts within the continuum of life-long formation. She or he would also team with other diocesan staff members and volunteers as needed to enhance the success of the Bishop’s leadership in the Diocese.


Resource local ministry efforts in parishes with fresh strategies to minister to children, youth, college students, and young adults.

Contact Information

Anticipated Start Date: July or August 2019.

Submit a cover letter and resume to Canon to the Ordinary and Chief Operating Officer, Canon Mark Furlow at mfurlow@dioswva.org.

Contact Canon Furlow for a full position description.