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The youth at St. Mark are an important component of who we are as a church. In turn, we as a church play a crucial role in the faith formation of our youth. To this end, our Junior High Youth Group (grades 6-8) and Senior High Youth Group (grades 9-12) meet for fellowship, faith-forming and faith-building discussion, outings and adventures, service projects, VA Synod-sponsored events, youth-led worship services, and more.


Additionally, we offer family events about every two months, such as Christmas caroling, egg coloring, picnics, and game nights. St. Mark is fortunate to have a large and growing population of young families and youth; we are very committed to helping and encouraging these young people to develop deep and lasting roots in faith.


We are in the process of hiring a new Director of Youth and Family Ministry. The Director of Youth and Family Ministry works with the Pastor(s), staff, lay leaders and others to support the spiritual health of the congregation and specifically the youth, primarily middle and high school age. Provides a connection between the St. Mark family and the growing number of youth.


Required Skills/Knowledge/Experience:


1. Background in working with youth, preferably in a church setting

2. Strong background in Lutheran theology

3. Spiritually engaged with young people…..

Can recognize and develop their spiritual individual gifts

Will engage our congregation at large in participating in the spiritual lives of our young people, in a way that is in keeping with our mission as an ELCA church

4. Personal attributes include . . .

Loves kids

Comfortable with kids and families

Good grasp of Lutheran theology and what it means to have "faith active in love"



Well educated


Good sense of humor

5. Can create opportunities as they go along-- creates new opportunities for St. Mark youth and families

6. Communicate effectively with the youth and families


For a full job description or for more information, please contact the Office Manager at 434-293-3311 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .



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10:15 am



Faith Formation:
(adults and children)
9:00 am September - May




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