Welcoming, vibrant, unique community of Roman Catholics and Lutherans seeks a creative, collaborative, theologically-trained person to accompany us on our journey in Christ as Catholic lay pastoral leader. At Mission of the Atonement, we are one community with two traditions, united in Christ. Striving for a life together that is authentic, inclusive, Spirit-led and welcoming, we aim to ground ourselves in the best of each tradition. Together, we seek to live lives of action, contemplation and conversation.
Located in Beaverton, Oregon, our church is recognized by the Archdiocese of Portland in Oregon and the ELCA Oregon Synod and has been living our faith together for 24 years as an intentional community committed to a prophetic vision of Church.
This lay pastoral leader will serve as part of a pastoral team that exercises a collaborative leadership style with an empowered laity. Responsibilities include:
* coordinating educational programs for adults, youth and children * helping design and lead worship * offering pastoral care * facilitating outreach to the larger community * working with the community to listen to God's call for our vision and mission in the world.
M.Div., M.T.S. or M.A. strongly preferred. Part-time position (approx. 2/3 time); available summer 2011.
Beaverton is located in the thriving metropolitan area of Portland, Oregon, and within a 1.5 hour drive from both mountains and ocean. Learn more about us at motaspirit(dot)org. Email resume for consideration.