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    Associate Pastor of Youth and Young Adults Opportunity

Parliament Community Church is seeking a full time Associate Pastor to minister to our congregation with a major focus on Youth and Young Adults.

Parliament Community Church is located in southwest Regina. Our diverse community church is made up of individuals of all ages, cultures and backgrounds who strive to grow as disciples and to live out their faith in daily life. Approximately 200 people attend church each Sunday morning. Our staff team consists of a lead pastor (1.0 FTE), Associate Pastor of Discipleship (0.25 FTE), a children’s ministry director (0.5 FTE) and an Administrative Assistant (0.75 FTE). Along with hiring an Associate Pastor for Youth and Young Adults, we are also hiring an Associate Pastor of Community Care (.5 FTE).

We are affiliated with the Mennonite Brethren of Canada. We are evangelical in the sense that we root ourselves in the teaching of the gospels, and we are more specifically described as being Anabaptist – meaning we practice believers’ baptism, value nonresistance, and hold to the separation of church and state.

Hours: 40 hours per week (Fulltime position)
Responsible to: the Lead Pastor
Responsibilities:

Jr. High (grades 6-8) / High School (grades 9-12) – 80%

• Plan, organize and oversee regular and special events for Jr. High and High School to facilitate connection and spiritual growth opportunities;
• Recruit, train, support and organize youth, adult leaders and volunteers in sufficient numbers to meet the goals of the ministry;
• Provide spiritual leadership, direction and administrative support to youth ministry;
• Provide pastoral care to the youth, families and leaders involved in youth ministry;
• Ensure consistent and effective communication using all media and formats available;
• Ensure that all safety policies related to youth and young adults are adhered to, as they relate to ministry activities, programs and volunteers; and,
• Work with the Associate Pastor of Discipleship to implement our Discipleship
strategy within the youth ministry.

Young Adults (ages 18-28) - 10%

• Help and support the Young Adult Leadership team to effectively communicate and minister to those in the young adult age category so they are able to Gather, Grow,
and Go;
• Provide pastoral care to the young adults and leaders involved in the Young Adult ministry; and,
• Work with the Associate Pastor of Discipleship to implement our Discipleship strategy within the Young Adults ministry.

General Pastoral Responsibilities: - 10%

• Regular ministry reporting and communication as requested by the Lead Pastor;
• Yearly budgeting and ministry planning;
• Regular participation in staff meetings;
• Other roles and responsibilities as assigned or required by the lead pastor; and
• Participate in denominational life and activities.

Qualifications:

• Lives a God centered life with a testimony of faith;
• Ideally holds, or is currently working on, a University / Bible College / Seminary degree or its equivalent in theological studies and/or youth ministry;
• Has experience in youth ministry or related area;
• Has a current class 5 driver’s license; and
• Can provide a current criminal record check.

Application Submissions

Please submit your resume and cover letter to:
Mike Engbers, Lead Pastor
Beth Hintz, Search Committee Chair
Parliament Community Church 4011 Pasqua Street Regina, SK. S4S 6C8
Email: search@parlimentchurch.com
Application Deadline:
The deadline for submission of applications is May 31, 2022. Only those selected will
be contacted.


 

 

 

Grace Community Church (MB) Profile - A Family of Love and Caring

A little about us:

Grace Community Church is a small town Church located in the friendly community of Herbert, Saskatchewan.  Our Sunday morning worship services are set in a very relaxed atmosphere and begin with a time of fellowship over coffee and muffins in the foyer.  Next we engage in a time of worship in song led by a number of different teams followed by a sermon.    We are affiliated with the Saskatchewan Conference of MB Churches and what we believe can be found at www.skmb.ca

We are a body of believers who are seeking to honour God by following our mission statement:  “Our mission is to love God and develop followers of Jesus Christ.”  We currently have the majority of our ministries centered around young families as well as our young children’s programs which have become very active and vibrant.  At present we have 3 children's Sunday School classes and offer Children's Church and babysitting during the Sunday morning message. 

Grace Community church also partners with the Herbert Community Youth Ministry (HCYM) which is a joint project supported by the churches of Herbert, named “The Cube”. This ministry is for Herbert and the surrounding area youth which employs a full time youth Pastor. We support The Cube in prayer, financially and have a number of our church family members serving as youth sponsors.

We are a multi-generational Church who wants to see people of all ages come to a saving faith in Christ.  Traditionally we have been a very giving Church and we are still dedicated to having a heart for missions and would love to begin to see mission teams going out from our Church once again.  At this time our average Sunday morning attendance is 60 – 70 people in addition to the small groups and prayer meetings that meet throughout the week.  We are not afraid to take risks and make changes when we believe that God is calling us to change.

Who we are looking for:

We are searching for a Jesus centered man whose love for his saviour is evident to all who meet him.  Someone who is not afraid to energetically and clearly preach the Biblical truths boldly with the goal of driving our congregation towards a more Christ centered life.  The ideal candidate will be an energetic people person who loves people and will take the initiative to connect with people and build relationships.  We are not so much seeking an office bound person but rather someone who wants to interact with the people of the Church throughout the week wherever they may be as well as being involved with the community.  We want him to show us how to take the gospel into the community.  Because we are a rural Church with a small paid staff (Lead Pastor, Secretary, Janitor) someone who is self-motivated and can work well as part of a team would be ideal.  He must fit with the Biblical outlines in 1 Timothy 3 : 1 – 7 and Titus 1 : 6 – 9.  Our future shepherd must have strong Biblical knowledge and an unyielding determination to expand the kingdom of God in our Church, in our community and to the ends of the earth.  The successful candidate must be credentialed with the SKMB.

A little about our community:

Herbert is a small town located 25 minutes east of Swift Current on the Trans-Canada highway with a population of around 800.  We are largely agriculture based but have been growing in other industries as well.  Our community has many services such as a K – 12 public school, outdoor swimming pool, Co-op gas station & hardware centre, library, grocery store, sports complex with an active hockey program, 3 sheet curling rink, a couple of restaurants, Herbert MCC Thrift Shop, fire department, post office, two senior care homes, Doctor and hospital, pharmacy, seniors drop in center, machine shop, local newspaper a number of hairdressers and Credit Union.

Surrounding attractions:

Herbert is close to many amenities and services such as:

Swift Current, located 25 minutes west of Herbert, is a town of approximately 16,000 people and offers a shopping mall, Walmart, movie theatre, two golf courses, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, movie theatre, bowling, art gallery, museum, Mennonite Heritage Village, to name a few.

Lake Diefenbaker, located 45 minutes north of Swift Current, with 800 kilometres of shoreline, it is the largest body of water in Southern Saskatchewan. It is known for golfing, camping, boating and world class walleye fishing.

The Great Sandhills, located 159 km north of Swift Current. The region contains one of the largest set of active sand dunes in Canada, which draws visitors from across the country.

Cypress Hills, located 156 km south west of Swift Current. For many, this has been a gathering place, and people have camped in the hills for centuries. Today, you can camp in these same hills, fly-fish the streams, hike the trails and zipline through the trees. The park is home to rare wild flowers, 220 species of birds and 47 mammals including moose, elk, deer, antelope and cougar.

Temple Gardens Hotel and Spa, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, 154 km east of Herbert.  Located in historic downtown Moose Jaw, Temple Gardens Hotel & Spa offers the ultimate Saskatchewan escape.

After prayerful consideration if this position is something that you believe God is calling you to, please feel free to direct any questions or your resume to clintmathies@hotmail.com or to Box 577, Herbert, SK, S0H 2A0

Websites you may be interested in:

www.gccherbert.ca
Facebook: Grace Community Church
www.chinooksd.ca/school/herbert
www.townofherbert.ca
www.swiftcurrent.ca
www.tourismswiftcurrent.ca
www.templegardens.sk.ca 

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