St. Luke the Evangelist Catholic Church, located in Dahlonega, is a mountain-town parish with more than 450 families and serves the students at the University of North Georgia. The parish seeks a full-time college campus minister, middle & high school director of youth ministries, and Confirmation minister. We are looking for someone who is self-motivated, driven, communicates well, effectively delegates to and serves leadership teams to lead the ministries, and works well with college students and teens. This position requires flexibility, willingness to carry out whatever is reasonably needed in running a small parish, working evenings, occasional weekends, and Sunday Confirmation classes. This position collaborates with the pastor and director of religious education to produce and implement ministry plans to lead college students and teens closer to Christ.
This is one full-time position. Qualified applicants will be practicing Catholics and committed to the teachings of the Catholic church. Candidates may a submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Once we have reviewed the cover letter and resume, we will provide a more detailed job description.
St. Luke the Evangelist, in Dahlonega, is looking for a part-time organist for the Mass at 10:45 a.m. on Sundays. Currently, we are using the ICEL Mass settings, antiphons, psalms and hymns from the Vatican II Hymnal. The organist must be able to learn the simple propers, play pedals and be able to work with a cantor and a small choir. The organ is a two manual Allen Grand Master Series. It has an AGO pedalboard, and there’s no crescendo pedal, it has both Great and Swell boxes. It has four memory levels and five generals on each. The opening would be in August 2021. While we have not had a choir due to the health crisis, we hope to form the choir again. For more information, please contact the pastor, Fr. Matt Dalrymple, at email@example.com.
St. Luke the Evangelist, in Dahlonega, is seeking a part-time choir director. The essential job duties include the developing and directing the sacred music program, including adult (Sunday 10:45 a.m.) and children’s choirs, cantors (8 a.m. and 5 p.m.) and schola (occasional). The successful candidate will lead a practice of the adult choir once during the week and before 10:45 a.m. Mass. The individual will train and schedule cantors, manage, schedule and coordinate organists and instrumentalists, plan music for three weekend Masses, all Holy Days, and special liturgies as determined by the pastor. Additional responsibilities include managing the music budget, oversee purchasing of music, liturgical books and resources as needed for the music program; see to the maintenance instruments belonging to the parish, oversee the creation of worship programs for selected liturgical activities such as processions, pageants and ecumenical events. Approve music for funerals and oversee funeral liturgy music; approve the use of outside groups using the church for civic events and perform other position-related tasks as deemed necessary or assigned by the pastor. Applicant must have knowledge and love of the Church’s tradition of sacred music and the relevant documents governing sacred music and has a desire to implement the Church’s vision of sacred music. Personal maturity and flexibility, an appreciation for the role of music in the path of discipleship and commitment to assisting the faithful in their understanding of and participation in the sacred liturgy. Proficiency in choral conducting, voice instruction and development and the teaching of chant and polyphony. Desire to work closely with the pastor in a supportive role to best serve the musical needs of the parish. Excellent interpersonal skills and a zeal for catechesis and completion of annual diocesan safe environment training. Those interested may contact the pastor of St. Luke the Evangelist, Rev. Matthew Dalrymple. firstname.lastname@example.org.