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Senior Pastor, Sherkston UB Church, Sherkston Ontario

Senior Pastor, Sherkston UB Church, Sherkston Ontario

Company: United Brethren in Christ in Canada
Contact Person: Rev. Michael Dell
Mail Address Parkwood Gardens Church 501 Whitelaw Road
Guelph, Ontario , N1K 1E7
Phone: 5194006522

Position Description

Senior Pastor

Grace UB Church,

895 Empire Road, Sherkston Ontario L0S 1R0

     Grace Church is seeking to fill the position of Senior Pastor. Potential candidates will have ministry experience at the lead or associate pastor level, with a proven track record of leadership and church growth. The fundamental skills of strong preaching and shepherding will be considered foundational. In addition, this position will demand a passion for discipleship and outreach. Candidates will have strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to encourage and challenge the congregation towards fruitful service and outreach to the community. The senior pastor will be a visionary leader who will be willing to set the pace, but also train and delegate to others as to how to minister in a transformational way well into the future.

Specific skills and qualifications required

  • A strong Biblical knowledge with the ability to interpret and explain scripture in a powerful way
  • A minimum Bachelor’s degree in theology or ministry from a UB recognized college or seminary
  • Strong communication, preaching, and interpersonal skills
  • Leadership and visionary skills with an ability to engage others to develop their gifts and apply them to the body of Christ
  • Desire for evangelism and outreach with the ability to engage the congregation to participate and walk the journey
  • Empathy for missions abroad and also missional living locally
  • A heart for teaching, discipleship, and the transformation of lives

            Grace Church is looking to fill this position by the end of March 2018 and                    compensation and benefits will be negotiated.

About Grace UB Church

     Grace UB Church is a vibrant church community averaging a Sunday attendance of 80 people. It is strategically located just north of Lake Erie, between Port Colborne and Fort Erie. The church has a strong legacy of ministry to the community and to the Sherkston Shores resort. The congregation has a long and successful missional outlook. Locally it has strong programs and a community spirit. For several years there has been a friendly association with Sherkston Shores resort. Grace has a strong intergenerational diversity but is looking to build its component of youth and young adults and families.

Submit resumes to:

Rev. Michael Dell

Head of Leadership Development, United Brethren Church in Canada

c/o Parkwood Gardens Church, 501 Whitelaw Road, Guelph N1K 1E7

or via e-mail:

Mobile: 519-400-6522

Deadline for submission of resumes: Saturday Jan 27, 2018

Posted: December 20, 2017 | Expires: January 27, 2018
Posted Under: Pastoral
Career ID: [ 4748 ]