Marriage Ministries Associate


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Reports to: Director of Family Ministries
Location: Eden Prairie Campus
Hours/week: 30 hours a week
FLSA Classification: Exempt


The Marriage Ministries Associate will work alongside our Marriage Ministries Director to provide enriching and challenging classes, conferences, and events for those married or pre-married. They need to have an eye for detail, enjoy working with people, and be a self-starter. The Marriage Ministries Associate will be responsible to the following:

  • Prepare, coordinate and administrate marriage enrichment classes (re|engage), small group studies, and other programs as needed to build, equip, and enrich marriages, including some technical support and in-person hosting at events/classes.
  • Prepare, coordinate, and administrate pre-marital classes and conferences (Merge), including some technical support and in-person hosting. (Coordinate with other departments (Care) if there is overlap)
  • Assist in the planning, preparation, and execution of Couples’ Nights, events hosted by Marriage Ministries and other ministry events as needed, including in-person hosting.
  • Provide administrative support for ministry partners that fall under Marriage Ministries as well as offer support and availability for their volunteers and attendees (currently the Parents of Prodigal’s Group & Single; Parenting Group).
  • Provide support for the Marriage Ministries Director, leaders and volunteers, while managing the budget, timelines, deadlines, creating and coordinating trainings, etc.
  • Coordinate with the Marriage Ministries Director to support, train, and develop leaders (specifically female leaders)
  • Communicate and collaborate with other staff and departments as needed to ensure unity and alignment of ministry objectives
  • Manage communication from Marriage Ministries across all platforms (social media, newsletter, website, etc., as well as manage branding, website, edit/publish bi-weekly podcast episodes and interface with Communications Team as related to Marriage Ministries.
  • Serve as minister on call
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Educational requirements: Bachelor’s degree or higher in a relevant field, or equivalent experience
  • Experience required: 3+ year’s ministry experience (volunteer experience may be included)
  • License/Ordination: Ability to become licensed or ordained by Grace Church
  • Demonstrate a personal passion to minister to people within the context of the local church
  • Working knowledge of database application used by Grace Church (training provided)
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with staff and volunteers
  • Exhibits a meaningful and growing personal relationship with Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior as evidenced by the manifestation of the fruit of the Holy Spirit
  • Has a commitment to personal and active participation in the fulfillment of the Great Commission (Matthew 28: 18-20)
  • Exhibits a lifestyle appropriate to a person in public Christian ministry by conducting life with the utmost integrity in all situations
  • Consistent attendance and participation in Grace Church and involvement in the life of the church. Willing to become a member.

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