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Contact:

Terry Collins
Deacon

tcollins@stjameswabash.org

Posted 2/26/2013

Job Title:

Director of Evangelization

Hours:

Full time

Parish:

Saint James
2907 S. Wabash
Chicago, Illinois

Description:

Coordinate religious instruction for elementary and high school age parishioners, as well as the Salome Scholarship Program and supervise Coordinator of Family Ministry. Coordinate Religious Education opportunities for adults in the parish. Serve as Saint James' Campus Minister by providing opportunities for catechesis and fellowship among students at area colleges. Coordinate meetings of Evangelization Board and oversee all committees and organizations that report to Board Direct Zeb's House, St. James' Young Adult Ministry. Help coordinate aspects of Sunday worship (such as greeters, new parishioner registration, etc.) to ensure a peaceful and vibrant worship environment. Work with Evangelization Board, as well as other St. James Staff, to create and promote Eucharistic and non-Eucharistic worship opportunities (not only Sunday Masses) that will attract potential new members. Potential target groups include University Catholic alumni, former St. James Grammar School Alumni, new neighborhood residents, etc.) Maintain census data base of parishioners, students, and friends. Work closely with Pastor and others to organize a fundraising event to support evangelization efforts.

Requirements:

Masters in Pastoral Studies or comparable ministerial experience. Ability to organize and coordinate Catholic liturgy. Proven ability to organize and work well with people including fundraising. Excellent communication skills

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