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Lead Pastor

Lead Pastor

Company: Killarney Park Mennonite Brethren Church
Location/Address:
6426 Kerr Street
Vancouver, British Columbia , V5S3C1

Position Description

We’re looking for someone who is looking for us.

Killarney Park Mennonite Brethren Church began 60 years ago in a south east neighbourhood of Vancouver. Through God’s leading, the church has a strong history of faithful service, hospitality, meaningful relationships, and innovative activities and experiences that respond to our changing society.

Who are we?

We are a church that seeks to be a Christ-centered, Spirit-filled people who embrace the City’s multicultural identity and to impact others by welcoming and caring for all people and bringing a message of hope:

  • a congregation with a big heart for our neighbours and desire to continue growing as a vibrant and intentionally intergenerational and intercultural church community
  • a group of people who gather to worship and be challenged and encouraged through biblical teaching
  • a welcoming people who seek to live out what Jesus called the two great commandments: “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind.” and “You shall love your neighbor as yourself”
  • a church that participates actively to offer our skills, talents, and interests, as well as our hands and our feet, so that we can be a community of worshippers and servants who pray, practice, learn, and grow together
  • a congregation that seeks to discern how God is moving in us to grow and change

Who are you?

You are a pastor who has has relevant qualifications and demonstrated qualities:

  • Has a maturing deepening relationship with Jesus Christ that encourages you to learn and grow and to inspire others to walk with God
  • Is a good communicator
    • Offers preaching and teaching that is biblical: reflecting God’s desire that in living in our present day, we call on God’s help and guidance to navigate the uncertainty and challenges in our world
    • Facilitates communication between people that builds relationship, understanding, mutual respect, and grace—even in difficult situations
  • Has a heart to give compassionate pastoral care and foster hospitality
  • Provides strategic leadership that helps build the congregation to enact our vision, through equipping, encouraging, and empowering people
  • Demonstrated experience in a pastor role
  • Graduate degree in theology or a related field

What Additional Information is Important to Know?

  • You will be asked to agree with the Mennonite Brethren (MB) Confession of Faith and be or become credentialed by the MB Conference
  • We offer a competitive remuneration and benefits package, based on experience and education
  • This posting will be open until the position has been filled.

To apply, please send your curriculum vitae and cover letter to psc@kpmbchurch.org

For more information, see the job description and our church profile at kpmbchurch/careers.

Posted: September 27, 2021 | Expires: March 27, 2022
Posted Under: Pastoral
Career ID: [ 9477 ]