Full-time Lead Pastor
New Life Christian Church in Toronto ON Canada is committed to the vision of building a vibrant, outward looking, multi-cultural community of faith. The church began 18 years ago as a re-start from 2 merging congregations and has dual denominational connections (Be In Christ / Ontario Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches). The church building is located in Scarborough but welcomes people from across the GTA. The church has experienced renewed growth recently under the leadership of the current pastor who is retiring in August of 2018. Sunday morning attendance averages 125 utilizing a blended worship style. Services are joy filled occasions often followed by a fellowship meal. There is a healthy cross section of age groups represented. Cell group meetings throughout the week provide means for fellowship and discipleship.
New Life is searching for a Lead Pastor who can build on what God has been doing in partnership with committed people. We seek a devoted follower of Christ who embraces the opportunities of urban life. Our preferred candidate would have an ability to grow ministry, strong communication skills, leadership gifts, experience working in a local church in a multi-cultural setting, a desire to disciple, energy, and an engaging way of relating to people in caring ways. If married – a supportive spouse is essential. An undergraduate degree in Biblical Studies is a minimum requirement.
This is a full time position with a preferred start date of fall 2018. Compensation includes benefits and pension. Credentialing with both the Canadian Conference of the Mennonite Brethren and The Be In Christ Church of Canada is required. You can find out more about New Life at newlifetoronto.com / the Be In Christ at canadianbic.ca / the Ontario Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches at onmb.org.
How to Apply
Please submit resumes with accompanying letter by May 14, 2018 to:
Charles Mashinter (Team Leader – BIC Canada Community Churches) 2700 Bristol Circle | Oakville | ON | L6H 6E1 o: 905.339.2335 | c: 905.380.0348 (email@example.com)or
Ed Willms (Executive Director of Ontario Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches) 3970 Glendale Avenue | Vineland | ON | L0R 2C0 o: 905.682.7978 (Ext 122) | c: 905.401.1626 (firstname.lastname@example.org)
All submissions are appreciated but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
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