Children, Youth, and Family Minister

Date Posted July 11, 2018
Diocese Southwestern Virginia (Jonathan Harris)
Location Staunton
Position Type Full Time

Position Details

Setting Town
Compensation $55,000
Health Benefits Clergy Only
Housing None
Equity Allowance No

Parish Profile

Communicants in Good Standing 360
Average Sunday Attendance 176
Budget $754,042
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


Job Description


Children, Youth and Family Minister

Summary: An ordained priest with prior experience in Youth & Family Ministry, in a church setting. Must have proven collaborative leadership skills that bring people together to accomplish common ends. A gregarious, open personality is a must, combined with problem-solving and critical thinking skills, along with outstanding ability to work with volunteers.


Work closely with the Children and Youth Ministries Committee to:

  • Spearhead the development and selection of updated curricula .
  • Coordinate finding teaching materials.
  • Lead collaborative effort in planning and developing special activities and seasonal programs.
  • Recruit, train and supervise Sunday School teachers and Christian Education committee members.

Recruit, train, and supervise leadership for Parish Youth Program to:

  • Develop and run youth activities, such as regular meetings, special fun events, participation in diocesan events, mission projects and spiritual activities.
  • Maintain responsibility for the theological content of youth activities.
  • Be an active advocate for resources to support programs

Teach Adult and Youth classes on occasion.

Make pastoral calls to hospitals, the homebound, newcomers and other parishioners to provide individual counseling as needed.

Participate in ministries in the diocese and in the Staunton community.

Conduct other duties as may arise.


To rise to the occasion of faithfully serving Christ and God's people in the midst of the rapidly changing culture of 21st century America.

Contact Information

The Rev. Dr. Paul S. Nancarrow

Trinity Episcopal Church
214 W. Beverley Street
Staunton, VA 24401

(540) 886-9132


The Rev. Cn. Jonathan F. Harris

Transition Minister, Diocese of Southwestern Virginia or 540 588 4586 (mobile)