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Pastor of Congregational Development

Pastor of Congregational Development

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

Position Description

Status: Part-Time (25 to 30 hours per week) – Two year contract with potential renewal

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 Congregational Development to join our ministry team in doing 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
  • Experience working with refugees and other newcomers to Canada
  • Experience in discipling new Christians
  • Pastoral experience
  • M.Div. degree or equivalent
  • Technical experience with Zoom, Facebook livestreaming and Faithlife Proclaim would be an asset

The Job Entails:

  • Helping our congregation develop as we reach out to refugees and newcomers in our community and introduce them to the life of our church.
  • Providing support and assistance to persons making refugee claims.
  • Discipling new Christians as they grow in their faith
  • Training new Christians to take on ministry and outreach responsibilities themselves.
  • Oversee children/youth (or Next Generation/Emerging Generation) ministries, particularly Sunday School and youth class
  • Working with the Board of Deacons to develop plans to implement these objectives.

Work Schedule: 25 to 30 hours per week requiring flexibility in schedule to meet requirements.

To apply, submit resume and cover letter to Marlene Parr at

Posted: March 17, 2021 | Renewed: July 9, 2021 | Expires: September 30, 2021
Posted Under: Pastoral
Career ID: [ 8647 ]