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Associate Pastor of Worship & Community Prayer Ministries

Associate Pastor of Worship & Community Prayer Ministries

Company: Hope Community Christian Church
Contact Person: Sheila Groen
Hope Community Christian Church 2700 Cumberland Rd. PO Box 241
Cumberland Beach, Ontario , L0K 1G0
Phone: 7058122833

Position Description

The position is Pastor of Worship and Community Prayer Ministries, with responsibilities of leading worship, developing worship teams, recruiting and training worship leaders/musicians, coordinating our AV teams for services and video streaming, coordinating our post service prayer teams, assisting in pastoral visitation and discipleship as needed and participating/leading in church related programs and events as needed.

This Position Reports to: The Lead Pastor (Steven Barker) & the Church Elders Board

This is a part time position (24 hours per week) and is available immediately.


Renumeration for this position is in housing plus a small slary stipend. The church owns a small, three-bedroom parsonage (on the church property) which includes heat, hydro, water, and high-speed cable internet. It also includes four weeks per year of vacation (5 Sunday maximum). The residence is suitable for a small family (maximum 5 people). Increased financial renumeration may be available in the future as the successful candidate grows in their role and is entrusted with a larger scope of responsibilities.

About Hope Community Christian Church

Hope Community Christian Church is a vibrant growing church located in Cumberland Beach (just north of Orillia, Ontario). We are a Baptist church (Canadian Baptists of Ontario & Quebec) with charismatic and evangelical theology/practice. Our typical worship style is expressive and contemporary. Our weekly (pre-Covid) worship attendance is 120 with approximately 200 people calling the church their home. During our busy program season, we can see as many as 350 people per week in our community programming and worship services. Our online streaming worship services have a weekly viewership of 350 to 700. Cumberland itself is a bedroom community of approximately 3,000 people, with young families as the main demographic. Cumberland Beach is a suburb of Orillia (1 hour north of Toronto/GTA). The greater Orillia area has a population of approximately 75,000 people. Orillia is situated between two very large lakes. The town/city has two postsecondary institutions (Lakehead University and Georgian College). Large Employers are: OPP General Headquarters, Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Casino Rama, Kubota Metal Corporation and Ontario Hydro. The area has both a small town and city feel, with abundant recreational opportunities and a developed arts and entertainment community.

Job Type

Part-time, Permanent (with an initial 3-month probationary term, at the end of which a permanent position will be offered pending a performance review).


Ministry School training or presently enrolled in Bible College/Seminary.


Cumberland Beach, Ontario, Canada


Hope CCC is looking for someone who:

  • Is willing to work Bi-vocationally and/or is currently a student.
  • Is a born-again Christian. A person who loves the Lord and is obedient to the teaching of the Bible and the leading of the Holy Spirit.
  • Has a heart for Jesus, and is passionate in worship and in prayer.
  • Is willing to lead, train and invest in the congregation and in the surrounding community.
  • Values community outreach.
  • Has a passion for leading people in worship and living life as a worshiper.
  • Is a servant leader with organizational skills. A person who will encourage, grow and develop our worship teams. The successful candidate will be a strong team builder, who is able to work with people of different age groups.
  • Is willing to recruit, train and mentor people to serve in worship ministry.
  • Has a willingness to be mentored and to support the lead pastor and the vision of the church.
  • Is in agreeance with and will abide by the church doctrine statement and the church covenant.
  • Is willing to submit a criminal reference/vulnerable sector Police check and complete our Child Protection Screening/Training.
  • Will attend weekly staff meetings and will work cooperatively with other staff and team members.
  • Plays an instrument and can play while leading worship.
  • Has sound/AV experience or is willing to be developed in this area.
  • Is flexible in their abilities to minister to the wider community through prayer ministry, evangelism and outreach.
  • Is willing to do some visitation, teaching/preaching and other pastoral duties.
  • Has training in ministry (an asset), and has completed or is obtaining education through distance (or online).
  • Wants to live in a vibrant and growing small town.

How to Apply

Only applicants currently living in Canada will be considered for this job.

Please email resumes to the Search Committee: For further information about the church, visit us on our Hope Community Christian Church Facebook page or on our website.

We sincerely thank everyone for your time and consideration in applying for this position, however, only those being considered will be contacted.

Posted: October 31, 2020 | Renewed: May 13, 2021 | Expires: October 31, 2021
Posted Under: Pastoral - Music
Career ID: [ 8251 ]