Wyoming Baptist Church Published: September 8, 2021
Job Type
Category
Permanent Position
Yes
Country
Canada

Description

With God’s help, the Pastor will: (1) prayerfully work alongside the Elders in overseeing the life and direction of the church, (2) be in agreement with the purpose, values, vision and mission of the church, (3) have ability to align others in key leadership roles with its mission, (4) help guide the systems, practices, and policies in the church responsibly, (5) effectively support the churches ministry activities. 

Overview of Church and Community

Wyoming is a small town of roughly 3,000 people and is considered the hub of Lambton County. As the “hub” we serve a wider radius of rural and urban people. The church is over 140 years old serving out of a modern building since 1997. We became Incorporated in 2019.  Our congregation is multi-generational with a blended worship structure. Prior to COVID we had very active children and youth ministry, and various other fellowship, learning and missional opportunities. “We are a people becoming a loving expression of Jesus, serving Lambton County”. 

Church Purpose | Mission Statement

We are a Church committed to see people grow their faith in Jesus Christ. 

Qualifications and Education Requirements

Master of Divinity or equivalent preferred, with at least 5 years of leadership experience in pastoral ministry. 

Role and Responsibilities

  1. Primary preaching and teaching in coordination with others for discipleship and ministry training.
  2. Strategic leadership and planning with the Elders by: (a) coordinating/leading activities to clarify, and execute goals and objectives, (b) setting aside time to regularly meet with staff and others for prayer, (c) monitoring the spiritual pulse of the congregation through review and accountability.
  3. Cooperative team development through: (a) serving as director to staff and volunteers, (b) being accountable and ensuring accountability while overseeing staff training and development, (c) providing leadership with the Elders to all involved in the design and implementation of church ministries, (d) maintaining efficient and effective lines of communication through the staff, Elders, Deacons and congregation.
  4. Administration (a) oversee and provide pastoral care to the congregation including hospital visitations, home visits, counselling, marriages and funerals, and other special services and occasions. [This ministry may be shared with others who have the appropriate spiritual gifts] (b) Collaborate with the Office Administrator and support the effective functioning of the front office (c) with the Elders, oversee development of and adherence to church policies and procedures.

Preferred Skills

Preaching, teaching and leadership. Creativity appreciated.

Contact

Please submit resume to Cindy Saelens, Office Administrator  wyomingbaptistchurch@gmail.com 

Wyoming Baptist Church welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.