Church of the Holy Spirit – Director of Youth Ministry

Church of the Holy Spirit - Lake Forest, IL

Job Type: Full-Time   Posted: 4 weeks ago   Denomination: Episcopal

Church Description:

Welcome to The Church of the Holy Spirit!  We have been expecting you and are so glad you have decided to join us.  You will find that we are a faith community that is faithful to Scripture and to the Anglican tradition, which is reflected in our beautiful worship services. We are committed to the promise that if you come here, you will grow.

We want to make it easy for you to get more acquainted with life in the parish. Throughout the year there will be frequent opportunities for you to meet new people and to learn more about CHS and our role in the broader community. Particularly, we invite you to join us for coffee and conversation each Sunday morning immediately following the 10:00 a.m. service in the Parish Hall.

For more information, contact or call us at 847.234.7633.

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Job Description:

Church of the Holy Spirit (, located in beautiful Lake Forest, IL, is seeking a full-time Director of Youth Ministries who will build upon, strengthen, and grow our current youth program. We are an active, multi-generational, traditional Episcopal church known for our warm, welcoming community, and our vision to reach outside our walls into Lake Forest and beyond. The CHS youth ministry offers students spiritual formation opportunities through a mid-week program, Sunday school, confirmation, and service trips. The director will be responsible for creating a program that inspires and launches discipleship for youth, engenders commitment and trust with parents, and builds a vibrant volunteer culture where volunteers love to serve. Church of the Holy Spirit is looking for a candidate who:
  • Has a strong personal faith consistent with the beliefs of the Episcopal church.
  • Is able to connect relationally with students, families, and volunteers.
  • Has strong teaching, communication, and organizational skills.
  • Is passionate about leading students toward a life of discipleship.
  • Has demonstrated ability in building and leading volunteer teams.

Qualifications for this position also include a Bachelor’s degree and experience in successful leadership of a thriving youth ministry. You can view the full job description here on the church website. Salary is competitive, DOE; Full benefits: health, retirement pension contribution, vacation, sick leave, and professional development. All resumes and inquiries can be directed to Melinda Kinsman

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