Director of Next Generation

Mercy Commons is searching for someone to tend to the spiritual health and formation of the children and families in and beyond our community.

Located in Edina, Minnesota, a first ring suburb of Minneapolis, Mercy Commons is a growing community of about 100 people, with a committed and active membership dedicated to creating a community built on love, trust, and a shared set of beliefs. Mercy Commons is a part of the Evangelical Covenant Church.

We strive to be a welcoming community for all people to share in God’s mercy. To this end, we study scripture, celebrate the sacraments, cultivate prayerful lives, live missionally, and commit ourselves to the common good of our communities. In doing this we entrust ourselves to God, that we may be formed into the likeness of his Son, loving God and neighbor with all we are, and being a blessing to the world.

Position Summary

◦ Minister, teach, and develop programs for the children of Mercy Commons
from birth through high school
◦ Reports to the senior pastor
◦ The position is full time and salaried (exempt)
◦ Compensation negotiable based on experience and qualifications
General Responsibilities
◦ Attend to the spiritual health and formation of the children and families of
Mercy Commons; create a space where deeper connections and
conversations about faith can flourish
◦ Invest in the lives of the kids, families, and volunteers of Mercy Commons
◦ Help craft a cohesive vision for children!s ministry as a whole
◦ Lead ministries and build teams of volunteers for our four programs: Early
Childhood, Elementary, and the Jr. and Sr. High youth groups
◦ Create and manage a Sunday school program for grade school students
◦ Provide summer programming for youth, including starting something like
◦ Lead community-minded activities with the youth groups
◦ Work closely with church staff and leaders to help create and implement
church vision
◦ Assist with the pastoral needs for the congregation at large
◦ And other duties and responsibilities as assigned

For more information contact head pastor Daniel Lukas at



Organization name:
Mercy Commons Covenant Church

Evangelical Covenant Church


4201 W. 50th, Edina MN 55424


Date Posted:
March 18, 2022

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