Associate Pastor at Talbot Street Church (London, ON)


Leadership & Administration:

  • lead, oversee and develop all ministries for younger generations (including but not limited to Common Ground, High School and Middle School youth groups, GEMS, Cadets, Wonderkids, and Nursery) to see them grow and lean outward in orientation
  • engage in the work of ministry in such a way as to prioritize those outside the church with time and energy
  • engage in the broader community (non-Christian community) representing Christ and the Church as well as in other Christian organizations, i.e Christian Churches Network London, Christian non-profits
  • meet weekly with staff/monthly with volunteers under direct supervision to equip, encourage, coordinate and empower for ministry roles
  • meet weekly with lead pastor to keep big picture ministry of the church and advancing the missional goals of the church as a priority
  • participate in monthly Elder Board meetings

Preaching & Worship:

  • preach 12 times a year in worship gatherings (with teaching/speaking in other ministries an expected regular occurrence)
  • regularly participate in worship gatherings—lead in prayer, readings, vision-casting
  • encourage and develop young people for greater participation in worship leadership

Pastoral Care:

  • exercise pastoral role primarily in the context of younger generations—while working collaboratively with lead pastor, community/seniors leader, and care team
  • conduct counselling (introductory only) for people in need, and pre-marital counselling, (no more than four meetings per couple)
  • officiate or participate in funerals and weddings as requested

Required Hours:

  • 40 hours/week
  • flexible in time and place to accomplish work
  • presence required at church when needed for collaboration, meetings, ministry events and volunteer empowerment
  • irregular shifts, daytime, evenings and weekends required

Reporting Relationship: reports to Lead Pastor

Salary & Benefits:

  • salary range: $60,000—$75,000
  • four weeks of vacation
  • Health Benefits—Church Benefits Plan - Canada (Consolidated Group Insurance)
  • Defined Benefit or Defined Contribution plan available depending on ordination status

* Creative resumes, including video content of candidate (i.e. a 2-minute introduction & vision for ministry),
a preached sermon, and a faith statement can be sent to [email protected] by May 31, 2021.

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