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Lead Pastor

Lead Pastor

Company: Alliston Alliance Church
648 Victoria St E
Alliston, Ontario , L9R 1K1

Position Description

Located within the Town of New Tecumseth, Alliston Alliance Church (AAC) is one of the churches within the Central Canadian District of the Christian and Missionary Alliance (C&MA) in Canada. Alliston is a rapidly growing community about one hour north of Toronto. It has a population of approximately 20,000 people. Major employers in the area include Honda Canada, Baxter Canada and Gibson Transport.

Alliston also boasts one of the largest high schools in Ontario (outside of the GTA) and several public elementary and Christian schools. We believe that AAC exists to Build Believers, Equip Workers and Love Seekers.

We are seeking a Lead Pastor who has the leadership skills and character to lead the church to fulfill its mission and vision. The successful candidate will be familiar with, and unconditionally support, the C&MA Statement of Faith, Constitution and Values. The candidate must be licensed by the Central Canadian District to be hired for the position.

We prefer someone with Master’s degree seminary education, but will consider those with college level. They will possess at least 5 years experience in leading a congregation that has experienced growth and is healthy - spiritually, relationally and missionally.

Interested candidates should submit their resumes by email to:

For further information on AAC, please see our website:

In addition to your resume, we would like you to tell us why you want to explore becoming AAC’s next lead pastor. In your letter, please provide:

  • An overview of your journey with Christ (one page maximum).
  • An evaluation of your gifting in these areas (listed below in alphabetic order) by ranking them from 1-6 (with 1 being your strongest and 6 being your weakest):
    • Administrator 
    • Equipper/enabler
    • Evangelist/missional 
    • Leader/vision-caster 
    • Preacher/teacher 
    • Shepherd/caregiver 

Please note: An offer of employment for the position of Lead Pastor at Alliston Alliance Church is conditional upon successful completion of;

  • pre-employment background check and
  • Vulnerable Sector Police Check.  

Interested candidates must be or be willing to become ordained and licensed with the Central Canadian District of the Christian and Missionary Alliance in Canada.  Successful candidates must agree with and adhere to the Statement of Faith, Constitution, by-laws and policies of Alliston Alliance Church and the Christian and Missionary Alliance in Canada.   

Posted: March 9, 2020 | Renewed: July 16, 2020 | Expires: December 31, 2020
Posted Under: Pastoral
Career ID: [ 7834 ]