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Pastor of Outreach

Pastor of Outreach

Company: Thornhill Baptist Church
Contact Person: Marlene Parr
8018 Yonge Street
Thornhill, Ontario , L4J 1W3

Position Description

Thornhill Baptist Church is a growing intercultural, intergenerational church serving the communities of Thornhill, Richmond Hill and north Toronto.  We are united by our commitment to Christ and our desire to glorify God through our worship and service.

Our congregation is affiliated with the Canadian Baptists of Ontario and Quebec.  

We are currently seeking to hire a Pastor of Outreach to enhance our ministry with refugees and newcomers in our community.

We are looking for someone with:

  • Strong Christian faith
  • A deep commitment to a holistic approach to proclaiming the good news of Jesus Christ
  • Ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Familiarity with social service resources in the Greater Toronto Area
  • Experience working with refugees and other newcomers to Canada
  • Experience in discipling new Christians
  • Pastoral experience
  • M.Div. degree or equivalent

The job entails:

  • Expanding our outreach to refugees and newcomers in our community.
  • Providing support to those who are making refugee claims, including writing letters in support of refugee claimants, attending refugee hearings and providing assistance to those getting settled in Canada.
  • Discipling new Christians as they grow in their faith.
  • Training new Christians to take on ministry and outreach responsibilities themselves.
  • Working with the Board of Deacons to develop plans to implement these objectives.

Work Schedule: 20 hours per week requiring flexibility in schedule to meet requirements.

Posted: June 20, 2019 | Expires: July 31, 2019
Posted Under: Pastoral
Career ID: [ 7012 ]