The Reconciliation Ministry Coordinator will assist the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Indiana and beyond with its mission to address systemic racism in the church and larger society through clergy training, youth and young adult education, congregational conversations, and group travel experiences.
Hours and location: This 20-hour/week position is shared between the Indiana Region and the General Church. This work is centered in Indianapolis providing support to the Reconciliation ministries of the Region and support to the Reconciliation ministries of the denomination as a whole. Hours and location are flexible, with telecommuting available for a portion of work hours, and some travel.
The Reconciliation Ministry Coordinator will be responsible for the following projects:
Develop/identify reconciliation education camp curriculum for youth and young adults, and train counselors
Develop/identify and implement a training program for camp reconciliation peer leaders
Coordinate Reconciliation tours, which are grant-funded travel experiences to organizations doing outstanding reconciliation work
Coordinate and help develop/implement clergy anti-racism training programs
Identify and organize reconciliation resources for congregations and visit Indiana churches
Provide updates regarding General Reconciliation Ministry through social media outlets, as well as research and record trending from communication channels (Communications)
Assist with mapping project for congregations participating in Institution Based Community Organizing (IBCO) ministries (Project Management)
Share the vision and mission of Reconciliation Ministry on behalf of the General Reconciliation Ministry (Preaching/Speaking opportunities)
-Some experience in and deep passion for reconciliation and anti-racism work, preferably with youth or young adults
-Self-starter, eager to do creative, from-the-ground-up program design
-Willingness to collaborate with multiple ministries, commissions, and congregations to develop team-generated programs and curricula
-MDiv or other seminary degree, or current seminary student
-Youth ministry experience
-Camp counselor experience
–Spanish or Korean language ability
Please send a letter of interest with resume and references via email to Rick Spleth, Regional Minister, at [email protected] by March 15, 2017.
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