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Youth Band Music Minister

St. Anastasia Catholic Church in Troy, Michigan, is seeking a Youth Band Music Minister to plan, organize, and implement a contemporary music ministry program directed to all ages, yet focused on the 15-30 year old demographic. Skills needed include instrumental (preferably guitar) and vocal ability, leadership, self-motivation, flexibility, creativity, pastoral care, and recruitment/retention of youth band members.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead Youth Band music practices
  • Set up for Youth Band Mass
  • Prepare/copy worship aids for the Youth Band Mass
  • Teen liturgy planning and execution
  • Religious education needs (BASIC and EPIC), as requested
  • Parish mission or other events
  • Create "Praise and Worship" events
  • Work weekend retreats (3-4 times per year) at the Youth Minister's discretion
  • Other tasks as assigned by the Pastor and/or Parish Catechetical Leader

Miscellaneous Responsibilities

  • Attend staff meetings, staff workshops/development
  • Provide support to co-workers and various parish projects as needed
  • Identify and take training that will enhance job-required skills
  • Practice good stewardship of parish resources, including time, money and energy.


  • Two years experience in parish ministry or leadership of youth
  • Strong organizational, analytical, technical, anad relational skills
  • Compassion and hope
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage priorities and workflow
  • Vibrant relationship with the Holy Spirit, contagious joy in serving the Lord
  • Completion of Protecting God's Children class and background check
  • Full participation in the traditions and practices of the Catholic Church


The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria considered necessary to perform the job properly.


Applicants should submit a resume to Marian Bart at or by mail per the address below:  

Marian Bart
Parish Catechetical Leader
St. Anastasia Roman Catholic Church
4571 John R
Troy, MI 48085

Any questions regarding the position may be addressed to Mrs. Bart at 248-689-8380 ext. 108.