28 Oct 2020

Full-time Lead Pastor

Crossroads Mennonite Brethren Church – Posted by APiche Winnipeg Manitoba

Job Description

Crossroads is seeking a gifted woman or man for the position of lead pastor. Start date is September 1 2021.

Crossroads is a Mennonite Brethren Church in Winnipeg which values participation with the Mennonite Brethren Conference of which we are a part. With an average weekly attendance of 80 and a wide range of ages in attendance, we worship together in the St Boniface neighbourhood. Our members join us from a number of areas within the city; all generations worship together on Sunday mornings. Sunday mornings are a time for fellowship and relationship building. Throughout the week we bless each other to serve in our individual neighbourhoods or with other organization as we feel moved. We operate under a congregational governance model. 

During this time of COVID restrictions, we are meeting in person with reduced numbers, regulated by a signup sheet, so all members who want to attend in have opportunity. Services are live streamed and also recorded and posted to a password protected portal 

Position Description

Position Title:            Senior Pastor

Reports To:                 Visioning Board, Membership

 

Position Overview

  • Provide spiritual and general oversight of the congregation
  • Lead the preaching and teaching ministry of the church
  • Lead overall worship planning at the church
  • Cultivate community connections and outreach
  • Work with the Congregational Care Committee to provide pastoral care
  • Attend all Visioning Board meetings as ex officio member
  • Provide guidance to all other church committees as called upon
  • Provide a personal plan for professional development on an annual basis

Salary

  • Salary is based on the MBCM Church Salary Grid

Position Qualifications/Competencies/Gifts

  • Mature Christian character, humility, and demonstrated love for God and the church
  • Committed to the Mennonite Brethren Confession of Faith and to living a lifestyle consistent with that Confession of Faith
  • Gifted in collaborative leadership
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills to relate well with all members of the church and members of the community
  • Education: post-secondary education and theological training
  • Christ-centred worldview that is current and informed

Time breakdown of pastoral responsibilities

The following percentages are meant to serve as guidelines

  • Preaching and teaching including sermon preparation             30%
  • Community connections and outreach 25%
  • Providing pastoral care 25%
  • Professional development (outside of sermon preparation) 10%
  • Attendance at meetings 10%

How to Apply

For more information or to apply please contact Alinea Piche at moderator@crossroadsmb.ca. Applications will be accepted until January 1 2021.

Job Categories: pastor. Job Types: Full-time.

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