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Children-Youth Pastor

Children-Youth Pastor

Company: Toronto Mandarin Chinese Community Church
Contact Person: Pastoral Search Committee
2230 Birchmount Road
Scarborough, Ontario , M1T 2M2

Position Description

Position of Children & Youth Pastor

Toronto Mandarin Chinese Community Church (TMCCC) was formally established in 1996, and is a member of the Association of Christian Evangelical Ministries (ACEM). A church in the Scarborough Agincourt community, utilizes both English and Mandarin languages, highlights the glorious beauty of Christ Jesus as our mission to love God, love people, serve Christ, and preach the gospel. Currently, our Children Ministry serves approximately 60 children ranging from toddlers to 12-year-olds; and our Youth Ministry serves approximately 20 youths from grades 7 and up. We are blessed to have a team of lay leaders and helpers serving in this ministry. As this ministry continues to grow, we are seeking a Children-Youth Pastor to oversee this ministry, to provide spiritual and organizational leadership, and lead more children and youths to know and passionately follow Jesus Christ.

Position Description

• Establish and maintain the direction and vision, values, goals and purpose of the ministry

• Provide teaching of Biblical truths to the children and youths

• Oversee and implement ministry programs for children and youths, including (but not limited to):

o Sunday Junior Worship

o Children and Youth Sunday School

o Children and Youth Fellowship Friday

• Select and prepare curriculum and resources for teaching

• Plan and execute events such as Summer Vacation Bible School, Christmas program, Easter, Halloween alternative (Harvest Party) and others

• Exercise pastoral care – visit and care for children and youths and their families

• Work in partnership with parents to guide children and youths in their spiritual formation in both the home and church

• Equip leaders:

o Provide direction, empower and facilitate Children ministry committee

o Recruit and conduct training for Sunday school teachers and volunteers

o Mentor youth leaders

Requirements and Qualifications

• Experience working in Children and Youth Ministry as well as holding a degree (or working towards a degree) from an accredited Bible college preferred

• Mature, godly Christian with a deep love for God

• Holds and models the characters of Christ (characters like love, joy, honesty, integrity, godliness, humility, trustworthiness)

• Has a good knowledge of Christian foundational doctrines and is able to teach the Bible soundly

• Has a love for children and youths and endeavors to spend time to know them and care for them

• Gifted in relating and building relationships with children and youths

• Has a passion in wanting to see children and youths come to know Christ and grow in their relationship with the Lord

• Can mentor and lead our children and youths according to biblical principles

• Humble and teachable

• Able to work with our Pastoral team, ministry committees and youth leaders to build up our ministry

• Exhibit integrity, responsible, friendliness, enthusiasm, creativity, audience awareness and observant

• Strategic planner and self-manager, with proven ability to develop, communicate and execute vision

• Is accountable in managing his/her time productively without needing much supervision

• Is licensed to drive in Ontario and has access to a vehicle

Please submit your resume with a cover letter stating a brief description of yourself and ministry experience to TMCCC Pastoral Search Committee at Deadline for application is May 30, 2019.

Posted: May 3, 2018 | Renewed: December 24, 2018 | Expires: June 23, 2019
Posted Under: Pastoral - Children's Ministries
Career ID: [ 5353 ]