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Ministry Formation Manager

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Ministry Formation Manager

Full-Time, Rotating 

Via Christi Health - Wichita, KS

****Join our Mission Integration team supporting Formation for our Via Christi Health Ministry. You will work collaboratively to integrate our daily Ascension Mission & Values to our teams. Apply to learn more! 

Via Christi Health, a part of Ascension, is the largest healthcare provider in the state of Kansas.  The ministry operates a network of hospitals, home care services, clinics, ambulatory surgery centers, imaging centers, and other health services.  We provide care in 22 cities; and employ approximately 6,300 employees. In the 2016 fiscal year, Via Christi provided $77.8 million in community benefit by providing free medical care to persons living in poverty, educating health professionals, and supporting local community health efforts.

We also offer a unique program, Breaking Bread, that allows employees to join senior leaders for a meal and conversation about what is working well and ways we can work together to improve. It’s one small way we give employees a voice and work together to offer the best care possible for our patients.

Why Join Ascension?

Ascension includes approximately 156,000 associates and 34,000 aligned providers. The national health system operates more than 2,600 sites of care – including 151 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 21 states and the District of Columbia, while providing a variety of services including physician practice management, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, clinical care management, information services, risk management, and contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing organization.

What You Will Do

As a Ministry Formation Manager with Ascension, you will have the opportunity to oversee the direct delivery and facilitation of programs, services and resources for Ministry Formation.


  • Creates, evaluates and revises work plans and delivery processes needed to directly provide programs, services and resources to Formation.
  • Works collaboratively with the national Ascension Community of Practice and the local Kansas Mission Integration team and executive leadership to reach associates, leaders and clinicians with a growing understanding of our Identity/Mission (who we are), Values (how we are) and Vocation (why we are).   
  • Fosters a culture of theological and spiritual reflection, ethical discernment and Mission and Values within teams and areas of responsibility.
  • Coaches and leads others to engage in reflection, prayer, outreach and service to advance human flourishing. 

What You Will Need


  • Bachelor's degree in a Theology, Spirituality or related field is required.
  • Master's degree in a related field is preferred.


Work Experience:

  • 3 years of experience in ministry formation preferred.
  • Experience in team building, spirituality, event planning and communications preferred.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet. For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement

Ascension participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

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Job ID: 362678
Category: Mission Integration
Facility: MOSTL MWF Mission
Ministry: Ascension
Location: Wichita, KS

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