The sister parishes of Sts. Joseph and Andrew in Stratford, WI are seeking a full-time candidate for a combination position of Youth Minister/Director of Religious Education. This is a new position to replace our (part time) DRE and create and build a new youth ministry program. The Parishes are in the Diocese of La Crosse, WI.
The Youth Minister and Director of Religious Education (YM/DRE) will serve Sts. Joseph and Andrew Parishes and St. Joseph Catholic school to develop, organize, and administer a total youth catechetical and youth ministry program and assist the parish community in building a solid foundation for youth spirituality, Christian living, and ministry, as well as providing youth and adult outreach for the 800 household combined membership of St. Joseph and St. Andrew Parishes. The YM/DRE will have a passion for sharing the gospel and the Catholic faith and helping people grow as disciples of Jesus Christ and His Church.
Education qualifications: Prefer Bachelor’s degree in Catholic youth ministry, theology, pastoral studies, religious education or a related field. Will consider candidates with 5+ years’ experience as a Catholic Youth Minister whom does not have a Bachelor’s degree. Experience as a DRE/CRE or CCD teacher and/or experience as a Catholic Youth Minister is a plus.