Ministry Development Coordinator - First CRC of Guelph, ON


Congregational Profile

First Christian Reformed Church of Guelph is a multi-generational, multi-ethnic fellowship of believers.  The congregation’s roots in the community go back to the early 1950’s.  We are dedicated to fostering spiritual growth among our people, enabling them to use their gifts to serve God and neighbour, both in local and international settings.

Position Profile

We are looking for a Ministry Development Coordinator who has a real heart for supporting and encouraging faith formation and growth among people of all ages, but especially among the younger members of our church family.  This position involves a mix of building and leading programs plus supporting other programs with volunteer leaders.  The Ministry Development Coordinator will be heavily involved in relationship-building and teaching.

Doctrinal Standards

The individual holding this position must subscribe to the doctrinal standards of the Christian Reformed Church in North America and will be expected to worship regularly at First Christian Reformed Church.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Post-secondary education relevant to the position with a Master’s degree being preferred.
  • Related experience is an asset.
  • Possessing good relational skills and a love for the church.
  • Good knowledge of scripture and reformed Christian doctrine.
  • Good analytical and organizational skills.
  • Effective and capable teaching skills.
  • Acceptable Vulnerable Sector Police Check must be provided.

Working Conditions and Accountability

This is a full-time position (ie. 75 paid hours bi-weekly).  Hours of work will have some flexibility but will need to include evenings on a regular basis and availability for weekend special events from time to time. 

First CRC has a Pastor and Administrative Assistant on staff.  The Ministry Development Coordinator will work in close cooperation with the Pastor and the Administrative Assistant as part of First’s pastoral ministry team, and will report to Consistory.

Office space in the church building is currently limited, but the building is to undergo major renovations beginning in 2018.


This position comes with a competitive salary and benefit package.  Details can be obtained by contacting the Clerk of First CRC (see below).

Anyone interested in applying is invited to send a resume and cover letter to the Clerk of First Christian Reformed Church at 287 Water Street, Guelph, ON  N1G 1B6 or  by July 31, 2017.

Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.  We thank all those who apply and wish them God’s blessing.

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