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Sunnyg
 Sunnyg
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March 19, 2005 10:05 pm  

Hello,

My husband, 14 year old son and I are considering the move to STX. We have many friends who live there already, my hubby has a good job lined up (I think good - is $24 an hour good there?). I am close to finishing up my Masters Degree in Education. Currently I am a full-time Children's Minister in a large baptist church - are there any baptist churches in St. Croix or large non-denominational churches? How hard is it to get a ministry position? Also, shipping furniture - is it expensive?


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DRock
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March 24, 2005 9:56 am  

Sunnyg,

My wife and I are very much like you - we were leaders in our church's children's ministry back in the States, and one of our main concerns when moving here was finding a good church home. There are around 7-8 Baptist churches here, if I'm not mistaken (and I might be - STXers, correct me if I'm wrong). None would be considered large by big city standards back in the States. We are currently attending Southgate Baptist Church, and we love it.

DRock


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Islander
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April 1, 2005 9:10 pm  

Hello,

What does a Children's Minister do? In very large churches are there separate masses for children, families with young children? Or is it more of a youth counselor?

I would suggest contacting one of the Baptist Churches on St. Croix and asking for a list of all of them. Here are a couple I found in the phone book:

Community Baptist Church (340)778-1121 and eddiejedc@yahoo.com they mention a Young People's Group.

Island Baptist (340)772-1288

Muckle Memorial Baptist Church (340)773-5990

I don't know what to suggest about finding a job with them besides contacting them and asking about their youth programs, ministries, available positions??

Shipping furniture - depends on how much (weight/size). You might contact Lee at Managed Freight for assistance, he's on St. Croix. http://www.managedfreight.com/

--Islander


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