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- Children's Ministry
- is Episcopal
- has an average worship attendance of 600
Job at The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd
Children and Family Minister
The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, in Austin Texas, seeks a loving, creative and joyful Children's and Family Minister. This position collaborates with staff and parishioners to plan and implement programs and curriculum for children in preschool through 5th grade and their families. This minister fosters authentic community and forms disciples of Jesus through compassion and connection. This minister serves on the parish program team and assists in planning a cohesive formation curriculum across the parish. Good Shepherd is a growing and vibrant corporate-sized parish with two campuses and two affiliated schools. Qualified candidates will be able to meet parishioners where they are on their spiritual journeys. Experience with Godly Play is preferred or a willingness to be trained in the curriculum.
We are a dynamic, energetic congregation in Austin, Texas that has experienced tremendous growth over the past several years. Our parish has beautiful traditional Episcopal worship as well as a contemporary service that reflects the creativity of Austin.
Our vision: In the fullness of time, all people will find joyful union with God and with one another, being fully known and fully loved.
Our mission: God inspires The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd to welcome and work toward this vision in the name of Jesus Christ, beginning with the nurture and witness of our community in this city of Austin, Texas, and always reaching beyond ourselves, serving and connecting with new neighbors and new communities.