Director of Faith Formation
Sacred Heart Church, a Catholic parish of 700 plus families centrally located in Newton, Iowa, has a job opportunity for a dynamic individual who wants to make a difference in Lifelong Faith Formation!
Director of Faith Formation:
The direct responsibilities of this position include collaborating with the pastor and staff; supervising and providing support to the K-12 Coordinator and Youth Minister; directing all aspects of lifelong faith formation; overseeing sacramental preparation; coordinating and directing all stages of RCIA process for adults and children; coordinating and directing intergenerational faith formation; providing liturgical formation and leadership; supporting deanery and diocesan programs; and participating in on-going formation.
The ideal candidate will: be a practicing and active Catholic in good standing with the Church; a Bachelor’s degree in education, religious studies, theology, pastoral ministry, or related field is preferred; 3-5 years of experience in parish ministry is desired. Applicants should be highly motivated, organized and have strong interpersonal and leadership skills. Applicants must be proficient in the use of media and technology, including MS Office, Publisher, internet, and use of social media.
Please send resume and cover letter to Father William Reynolds/ Sacred Heart Church/ 1115 South 8th Avenue East/ P.O. Box 1478/ Newton, IA 50208 or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.