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  • Youth / Student Ministry
  • Christian Education
  • Family Ministry

Our church…

  • is Lutheran (ELCA)
  • has an average worship attendance of 65
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Job at St Paul Lutheran Church

Director of Youth and Family Ministry (part-time)

Job Description

Director of Youth and Family Ministry:
St Paul Lutheran Church is a growing, family-sized congregation that is seeking a part-time (or possibly full-time) person who is warm, faith-filled, and mature. The youth and family minister will direct the educational program for our youth (K through grade 12). He/she will strengthen youth relationships with God, peers, family, and other members of the congregation. The youth minister will empower youth, their mentors, and families to engage in ministries of worship, education, service and fellowship. He/she will also join our members in community gathering places, and will invite new friends to grow in the knowledge of Christ, and in service through events and mission trips. This outreach work will be supported by the pastor and congregation. Your creativity is welcome! Salary will be commensurate with life experience.
QUALIFICATIONS: A background in education, theology, or youth work with all ages is helpful. The successful applicant must pass a background check, and provide references.
Call Pastor Ann Marie (Winters) Perkins @ (330) 394-5741 or email to [email protected]

St Paul Lutheran Church

St Paul is a vibrant, family-sized church with a commitment to excellent worship, spiritual growth and dynamic fellowship. We are seeking a director of youth and family ministry to enhance the reach of our ministry to youth in our church and community. Our website gives great information under CONGREGATIONAL PROFILE
Congregation Name: St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church
Address: 2860 East Market Street, Warren, OH 44483
Phone: 330-394-5741 Fax: 330-392-5162 Email: [email protected]
Website: www.stpaulwarrenoh.org Facebook: St Paul Lutheran Church, Warren Ohio
The founding of St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church was in 1968. We have an extensive history
article on our website (About us). Our 150th Anniversary year (2018) was a fantastic celebration
with monthly events, culminating in a Festival Worhip and dinner at the Avalon, Grand Pavillion
on Sept 9th. We have a commemorative book for any interested candidate.
Our biggest ministry to the community is the Children’s Rainbow Pre-school, which we own. It
operates in the church building 4 days a week. On the average, 150 children per year attend
Rainbow Preschool.
Demographics:
44484 and 44483 are the biggest zip code zones in our congregation. Like many local churches,
St. Paul has experienced a decline in membership due to an overall decline in the population of
our community.
Most members live within what distance of the church building?
½ mile = 4% ½ - 1 mile = 10% 1-3 miles = 36% more than 3 miles = 50% Walk or take public transportation = 5% Drive personal vehicles = 95%
Present Program and Practices in Worship: Presently there is one 10:30 am traditional service (a
variety of music) with communion. We have accompaniment by organ, piano and guitars. It is a
liturgical service with Holy Communion every week. The weekly attendance averaged 61 in 2018.
Childcare for children 5 and under is provided in the nursery/play room.
Education: Adult Bible Study on Wednesdays (4 attendees), PreK-12 Sunday School operated by
the education committee (averages 3-6 children), Catechism and Confirmation are done in
conjunction with Trumbull Area Lutheran Coalition (TALC), and is taught cooperatively by the
pastors. This may be changing in 2019-20 due to lack of participants from other churches. We
expect to have about 6 students from St Paul in classes in 2019. First Communion instruction is
provided each year by the pastor.
Special Ministry: Includes Prayer Chain, Thanksgiving Service/Reformation Service; blessing of
the animals; grand-family support group. St. Paul serves as a collection point for food and
clothing for Emmanuel Lutheran Church. We are also a Red Cross Blood Program site.
Facilities: St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church is a sizeable landmark in our community. Our
building is one story with many updates done in 2003 to the structure which was built in 1960.
The value of the church is $2,000,000. The church property includes a bell tower, a meditation
garden, a columbarium in the chapel, a fellowship hall, and several rooms for education.

In the ministry profile, the congregation rated their hopes for Youth and Family
Ministry as follows (low 1 to 5 high):
a) Childrens’ ministry (3) Teach and relate to preschool and elementary age children
b) Ministry to Youth and Young Adults (4) - Teach, work, and relate well with high school
youth and young adults
c) Teaching Youth (4) – Creatively teach the faith and inspire commitment
d) Planning (5) – Engage in visioning, long-range planning, and goal setting
Staffing: The current paid staff includes: Rev Ann Marie Perkins (pastor); Lynn Golen (office
manager); Mark Cribley (custodian); Jennifer Nolan (pre-school director); Jim Guzman (musician).