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Children Ministry Pastor

Children Ministry Pastor

Company: Scarborough Community Alliance Church
Contact Person: Rev. Victor Lee
Location/Address:
135 Silver Star Blvd.
Scarborough, Ontario , M1V 4V8
Phone: 416-754-1094

Position Description

Introduction

Scarborough Community Alliance Church (SCommAC) is an English speaking church based in Scarborough. We are one congregation under Christ with many worshipers from a Chinese heritage.  We are evolving into a multi-ethnic and multi-generational diverse body of believers.  The predominant group would be 2nd and 3rd generation Chinese and together with the whole church, we warmly welcome people from all cultures.  We originated from the Scarborough Chinese Alliance Church under a dual-building church growth strategy where one building targeted the Chinese speaking while the other building targeted the English speaking.  Thus, there are 2 church buildings side-by-side and each are now fully independent and autonomous.  We are a Bible believing, God-honoring church under the headship of Jesus Christ. 

We currently have an average attendance of 200 (140-145 adults, 25-30 youth, 25-30 children)

Position:  Children Ministry Pastor

SCommAC is looking for a Children Ministry Director/ Pastor to provide leadership and overall ministry direction for all aspects of Children’s Ministry.  Currently, we have approximately 20 volunteers and 25-30 children in this growing ministry. The candidate will be partnering with volunteers, leaders, staff members and parents to implement Children Ministry programs that disciple children and support families to live missionally in the community. The candidate will also be able to train, teach, disciple, communicate God’s Word, execute outreach initiatives, and to possess keen administrative abilities.  The candidate must be open to other general pastoral duties.

 Status: 3/4-time + benefits (with potential to becoming full-time as the church/ministry grows)

 Requirements

Character:

·       Possesses a clear testimony of faith and deep passion for a growing relationship with Christ

Has a high level of Christian maturity that strives deeply to reflect Jesus Christ
Possesses a passion for the Word of God, prayer, and a desire for a growing life in the Spirit
Possesses a strong call of God to pastor children and their family members
Regularly practices spiritual disciplines and time alone with God
Has a humble and teachable spirit able to take direction graciously
Is a team player who puts priority towards the concerns of the group ahead of the self
Is diligent, faithful and deeply motivated for the advancement of God’s Kingdom

 Ministry Fit:

·       Must personally align with our C&MA constitution, By-laws, vision/mission of SCommAC

Must be passionate in reaching multi-ethnic youth through missional living
Must be passionate and able to equip others in building ministry teams
Should be more relationally oriented than task oriented
Should be guided by solid biblical theology and has a robust understanding and practice of the power and presence of God
Should be spiritually gifted in the areas of shepherding, leadership, evangelism, administration, teaching

Qualifications:

·       Able to secure approval for employment by the Eastern Canadian District of the C&MA

Ability to start and to sustain ministries, build teams, and equip others
A competent administrator who can lead multiple ministries
Self-motivated, takes initiative, accepts accountability, willing to go beyond the call of duty
Emotionally intelligent: has a good understanding of people and relational dynamics
Minimum of 5 years of experience in children ministry as a volunteer and/or paid staff
Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized Theological education or equivalent
Knowledge and experience working in a multi-ethnic context with sensitivity to Chinese culture would be a definite asset

Note: The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature of the role and responsibilities.  The successful candidate may be required to perform other duties as deemed appropriate by the Senior Pastor.

Salary & Benefits: 

This is a ¾ -time position to start (salary to commensurate with experience & qualifications).  

This position has the potential of becoming full-time as our church/ministry grows.

Compensation will be fairly consistent with C&MA denominational guidelines. 

To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume to the Senior Pastor, Chairman of the Search Committee: victorlee.rev@scommac.org

Posting Date:  Thursday October 4, 2018

Closing Date:   Sunday November 4, 2018

Posted: October 3, 2018 | Expires: November 4, 2018
Posted Under: Pastoral - Children's Ministries
Career ID: [ 5954 ]