Children and Families Evangelist

Read Children and Families Evangelist
Arundel Presbyterian Church
Location: Arundel, Queensland
Date advertised: 9th August 2017
Job Type: Full time
Closing Date: 30/8/17

Children and Families Evangelist

Arundel Presbyterian Church

Arundel, Queensland

 

Who We Are

Arundel Presbyterian Church (APC) is a reformed evangelical church with over 250 adults and children meeting across three diverse Sunday services. Our vision is to see Christ proclaimed to people of all ages in the Central North of the Gold Coast, in order to see those people perfect in Christ. We are at a point of strategic decision making to enable this to happen and see APC grow numerically and in maturity.

 

Who We Are Looking For

We are seeking to employ a Children and Families Evangelist who is convinced of the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ, has an infectious love for Jesus, is godly in character, is committed to a reformed, evangelical, complementarian position, and who will delight in partnering with others to proclaim the Lord Jesus to children.

 

Children and Families Evangelist

The CFE will be someone who can oversee and develop our existing ministry to attending children and their families, and be able to pioneer a new evangelising discipling ministry to unreached children and their families living within the radius of a 20-minute car journey from our church building in 132 Allied Drive, Arundel, Queensland. The Children and Families Evangelist will report directly to the Senior Minister.

 

Selection Criteria

Skills and Knowledge

Ability to soundly interpret and teach the Bible including preaching exegetically and clearly to adults and children alike
Proven experience in evangelism
Ability to identify and create (pioneer) opportunities for evangelism in local communities
Experience in training God’s people to share Jesus Christ with others
Capacity for goal and vision setting within the context of a broader, established church vision
Experience in teaching and ministry to children
Understanding the role of children’s ministry and the developmental stages of Christian belief and maturity in children
Excellent communication skills in meetings of various sizes
Ability to communicate with parents for the purpose of their own Christian growth as well as that of their children
Capacity to recruit, train, lead, support and coordinate volunteers to teach and minister to children
Capacity to work well in a team situation
Suitable theological qualifications from an evangelical Bible/Theological College

Personal Attributes

A heart to see people come to trust Christ Jesus and mature in the obedience that comes from faith in Him
A personal love for the Lord Jesus Christ that clearly shows in a daily life lived with Jesus as Saviour and Lord, working graciously and passionately for the good of His gospel and Church
Humility and godliness of character in keeping with Christian leadership and living that shows itself in a willingness to collaborate and partner with APC for the long term
Commitment to leading and loving your family in the Lord Jesus Christ that shows especially in sharing a united vision of ministry with your spouse and family
A character that is willing to be flexible and change for the sake of seeing the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ go forward
Willingness to undergo further training towards ordination as a minister within the Presbyterian Church of Queensland
A prayerful dependency on God in all things
Sense of humour and a willingness to have fun

 

To request a Position Description and apply for this position please send your CV to:

Andrew Lubbock – andrew@arundel.org.au

 

Applications Close – Wednesday 30 August 2017

Ideal Commencement Date – Monday 15 January 2018