DETAILS

We are currently looking for a full time Associate Pastor with a focus on Outreach and Executive level administration and implementation. Position begins July 1, 2019

If interested, please submit your resume with cover letter, and a Philosophy of Ministry to Lead Pastor Richard Martens at search@glencairn.ca by March 31, 2019.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Overview

The Pastor of Outreach and Implementation demonstrates strong faith, and models dependence upon God.  He/she has administrative skills and works collaboratively with the Lead Pastor and ministry leaders to implement strategic goals that help Glencairn fulfill its mission to invite people to join us in following Jesus. This pastor will inspire and equip others to fulfill their mandate of making disciples who make disciples.  This person loves people, cares deeply for the lost, and demonstrates an interest in the community. Has a track record of leading people to Christ.

Responsibility 1: Community Outreach (35%). Promote and facilitate community engagement, developing a strong missional impulse in our church. Oversee and come along side the various ministries that fall under our “Church on Mission” umbrella, which includes Bridges (Clothing & food distribution for people in need), Church in Community, and Global Missions. This can include equipping people to know how to have spiritual conversations with others and eventually lead them to Christ. It may include belonging to a community group, board or committee to assist our church be more directly involved in the community.

Responsibility 2: Strategic Implementation (30%). Working together with the lead pastor, develop and manage a plan to implement the goals and strategic priorities of the church. This includes working with our Office Administrator, other staff and ministry leaders to ensure we are making progress on our stated goals. It also includes working with the Lead Pastor to ensure Sunday services are creative, relevant, and that the details for transitions, announcements, and prayer are managed effectively.

Responsibility 3: Stewardship and Communication. (20%): Overseeing and giving support to the Finance team, guiding the ministry budgets to sync effectively with the church’s vision. Overseeing and strengthening internal and external church communication including e-newsletter, bulletin, social media, verbal announcements, church sign, etc. to ensure clear and consistent messaging that is in harmony with our church identity.

Responsibility 4: Regular Duties (15%): Participation in weekly staff meetings, and monthly half days of prayer. Other duties include answering email, phone calls etc. Meeting with people in the church.

Responsibility 5: Life of the Church (evenings and weekends): participating in a Lifegroup, hosting people in your home, and attending church wide events.

Accountabilities: Membership required (Agreement with Confession of Faith, Constitution, Privacy Policy, Vision and Values, and submission to Leadership of the Church), participation in a Life group, and implementing the core vision into all you do. Accountable to and evaluated by the Lead Pastor.

Specific Qualifications:
• Theologically mature (Bachelor or higher in theological training)
• Heart for Outreach
• Strong administrative and leadership skills
• Effective communicator verbally and in writing
• Works well with teams of people inside and outside the church
• Proven track record in ministry
• Credentialed, or working towards credentialing with the MBs

Spiritual Gifts
• administration
• evangelism
• prayer/intercession