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We are seeking an experienced and passionate Pastor to join our church community and provide visionary leadership in all areas of ministry. The Pastor will play a crucial role in guiding our congregation, particularly focusing on youth and young adults, through meaningful relationships, teaching, and outreach. This individual should exhibit a deep commitment to fostering personal connections with Christ, empowering others in their faith journey, and ensuring the well-being of our church members especially during times of personal struggle.

We are an amazing multi-cultural church family.

Preaching and Worship Leadership:

  Discerns the Holy Spirit's guidance in crafting biblically-grounded sermons and   leading worship services.

  Delivers clear and compelling gospel messages with conviction and authority,   effectively relating them to real-life situations.

  Communicates effectively across generations, with a particular focus on   youth, young   adults, and young families.

  Adapts preaching to resonate with both believers and non-believers.

Personal Relationship with Christ:

Serve as a role model for maintaining a deep and personal relationship with Christ.

Encourage and guide individuals in nurturing their personal connections with God through prayer, study, and worship.

Pastoral Care:

Offer compassionate and effective pastoral care to individuals facing personal struggles, providing spiritual guidance and support.

Help create a safe space where individuals feel comfortable sharing their challenges and seeking guidance.

Youth and Young Adult Ministry:

Engage actively with youth and young adults, fostering a supportive and spiritually enriching environment.

Support relevant programs, events, and gatherings that address the unique needs and challenges of this demographic.

Mentor and disciple young individuals, helping them grow in their faith and navigate life's complexities.

Outreach and Community Engagement:

Support the development of outreach programs that meet people where they are in their faith journey and connect them to the church.

Build bridges with the local community, forging partnerships that enable positive change and impactful outreach.

Education, Ministry, and Relationship Building:

Lead and oversee various educational initiatives, ensuring the spiritual growth and development of the congregation.

Collaborate with ministry teams to develop effective strategies for reaching and impacting the community.

Cultivate meaningful relationships within the church, fostering an atmosphere of unity and support.

Train and empower others within the congregation to effectively disciple and mentor fellow believers.

Diverse Demographics:

Demonstrate the ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds, cultures, and age groups.

Foster an inclusive environment that values and welcomes everyone.

Qualifications: Master of Divinity based in Reformed Christian theology with a preference for a pastor who is Christian Reformed. Pastoral experience of 5 or more years.


Also important:

•A deep and authentic personal relationship with Christ, exemplifying a life of faith and integrity.

•Relevant education in theology, ministry, or a related field. Advanced theological training is preferred.

•Proven experience in leading and engaging youth and young adults in a ministry context.

•Strong communication skills, both in teaching and interpersonal interactions.

•Ability to work collaboratively with diverse teams and demographics.

•Demonstrated expertise in building and nurturing relationships within the community.

•A heart for outreach and a passion for meeting people at various stages of their faith journey.

•Compassionate and empathetic approach to providing pastoral care.

•Represent ICRC at classis and denominational meetings and with other local pastors; also perform Classical and Synodical functions as appointed, subject to council approval.

Contact information to receive the full profile or more information:

Kathleen Dixon: [email protected]

613-936-4237 (call or text)

Ryan Tinkess: [email protected]

ICRC Email: [email protected]


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