Bedford Baptist Church Published: February 10, 2019
Location
158 Rocky Lake Drive, Bedford NS B4A 3X5

Job Type
Category
Permanent Position
Yes
Country
Canada

Description

Within a team ministry the Lead Pastor is responsible for Leadership, Preaching & Teaching working in collaboration with respective boards and committees oversees the ongoing functions of paid support staff. Lead Pastor is accountable to the congregation through meetings with Board of Deacons. Coordinates pastoral care including visitation, counselling, officiating wedding, funerals , baptisms, membership etc.

Overview of Church and Community

Within a team ministry the Lead Pastor is responsible for Leadership, Preaching & Teaching working in collaboration with respective boards and committees oversees the ongoing functions of paid support staff. Lead Pastor is accountable to the congregation through meetings with Board of Deacons. Coordinates pastoral care including visitation, counselling, officiating wedding, funerals , baptisms, membership etc.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

Master of Divinity or equivalent. Urban experience preferred with 5+ years of experience preferably in a team ministry

Role and Responsibilities

The role of the Lead Pastor is to oversee all aspects of the life of the church and provide primary leadership in fulfilling the mission and vision of Bedford Baptist Church. The Lead Pastor leads the congregation through administrative skills, mobilizing the gifts of the membership, encouraging leaders and overseeing outreach ministries. Under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit, the Lead Pastor is the primary preacher and oversees the preaching and teaching of the Word. The Lead Pastor fulfills and delegates pastoral duties in collaboration with the ministry team, ensuring congregational and church affiliation needs are met.

Preferred Skills

Preaching the gospel with authority. Ability to work with and motivate a ministry team, Leadership and collaborative skills. Teaching

Contact

Office Administrator Peter Metcalfe, search@bedfordbaptist.ca

Bedford 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.