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16 Jul 2018

Part-time Community Care Pastor

McIvor Ave. MB Church – Posted by mcivorcareers Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Job Description

Community Care Pastor Position

McIvor Ave. MB Church

The Community Care Pastor is a 0.70 position at McIvor Avenue MB Church. He/She is accountable to the church through Council (Executive). The Candidate should be able and willing, together with his/her spouse (if applicable) to become a member of the McIvor Avenue MB Church and support its vision and mission ministry.

Purpose

To lead McIvor church in a caregiving ministry that is holistic, proactive and responsive to immediate and long-term needs of both the church and neighbourhood communities.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Caregiving:
  • Maintain and continue to develop a Caregiving Model which includes both church and neighbouring community needs
  • Lead the Caregiving/Visitation Committee, develop and coordinate the care-giving and visitation ministry of the McIvor Church
  • Recruit, develop and train volunteers to ensure the congregational needs are addressed
  1. Front Line Care
  • Serve as the primary responder to those who are preparing for end of life and/or experiencing crisis
  • Will include officiating at funerals, grief counseling and facilitating after-funeral care
  • Provide referral coordination and or necessary resources for individuals/families in crisis
  1. Preaching/Teaching
    • Participate in worship services, including occasional preaching, worship leading, church family news and baptismal/membership events

Qualifications

  • Passion for Christ, His church, His people and those without Jesus. Displays servant leadership, spiritual maturity, is a team player, is teachable and is a learner
  • Able to verbalize a God-given calling to vocational Christian ministry and to articulate a theology/philosophy of ministry that shapes their pastoral engagement
  • Demonstrate gifts of a Teacher (Mentor), Shepherd (Pastoral Care) and Administrator
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree and Health or Social Services degree, Certificate of Chaplaincy, Spiritual Care or Counseling Certificate required. An alternate combination of education and experience may be accepted
  • Minimum 3 years experience of demonstrated effectiveness in care ministries, pastoral work, team and leadership practices
  • Must be credentialed (or be eligible) by the Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches

Employment Equity is a factor in selection for this competition. Consideration will be given to women.

This position is subject to a Criminal Record Check, including Vulnerable Sector Search, an Adult Abuse Registry Check and a Child Abuse Registry Check.

Salary as per 2018 Mennonite Brethren Church of Manitoba Church Salary Grid.

Closing Date:  Applications will be processed as received and the process will close when a successful candidate is identified.

How to Apply

Please email resumes tomcivorcareers@gmail.com or submit to McIvor Avenue MB Church, 200 McIvor Ave. Winnipeg, MB  R2G 0Z8, Attention: Corinne Isaak.

Job Categories: care ministry. Job Types: Part-time. Job Tags: Manitoba and Mennonite Brethren.

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