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Lead Pastor

Lead Pastor

Company: Southgate Alliance Church
Contact Person: Chair Search Committee
3916 107 Street NW
Edmonton, Alberta , T6J 2L4

Position Description

Southgate Alliance Church is prayerfully seeking a Lead Pastor that is God called, God equipped.  Located in south Edmonton, Alberta, we are a member church of the Christian & Missionary Alliance Canada. Please refer to the accompanying “Southgate Alliance Church Profile” for details. 

Our ideal candidate is committed to the Scriptures and gifted at preaching and teaching to build disciples to reach the surrounding community.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Primarily expository preaching – spiritually prepared and theologically sound
  • Provides guidance to small groups, prayer meetings, Sunday School and committees Outreach ministries (oversight of evangelism, visitation)
  • Administration (staff and facility) Involved with the elders’ board and facilitates staff meetings, report preparation
  • Cultivating and caring for the congregation

Personal Characteristics

  • Self-motivated
  • Committed to following God’s calling
  • Demonstrates a life submitted to Christ through lifestyle choices, words and practices
  • Mature Christ follower with a shepherd’s heart for the lost
  • Love for people having excellent interpersonal and relationship skills

Qualifications and Skills

  • Eligible for Christian & Missionary Alliance licencing
  • Minimum of 5 years full time ministry experience in a church setting
  • Vision for outreach
  • Visionary leader
  • Experience working collaboratively
  • Manages transitions lovingly and communicates wisely
  • Able to maintain high standards of confidentiality
  • Demonstrates strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, including effective listening skills.
  • Able to mentor, equip others and delegate appropriately
  • Able to establish wholesome boundaries
  • Holds to complementarian leadership principles

Reporting Relationships

Reports to: Board of Elders
Supervises: Staff and Committee Leads

Next Steps

For additional information about Southgate Alliance Church including a church profile, our core beliefs, vision and values and to learn about many other ministries of the church visit our website.

If, after prayerfully reviewing this information, you sense this role and church culture could be a good fit for you, please email your resume or curriculum vitae and cover letter to

No phone calls please.

We will respond to favourable applicants.

Posted: January 6, 2022 | Expires: July 6, 2022
Posted Under: Pastoral
Career ID: [ 9826 ]