Seniors Minister (Part Time)

Read Seniors Minister (Part Time)
St Stephen's Anglican Church Normanhurst
Location: Normanhurst, NSW
Date advertised: 21st January 2020
Job Type: Part time
Closing Date: 17 February 2020

St Stephen’s Anglican Church in Normanhurst is a vibrant church community with four growing congregations and a range of exciting ministries developing across all ages. We are looking for someone to lead and develop the Parishes’ ministries to our beloved senior church members. This is a 2 day per week part-time paid position.

You will be a committed evangelical Christian, a humble leader, pastorally warm, hardworking, with a passion for and experience in parish ministry with an emphasis on pastoral care. 

The role includes:

  1. Responsibility for developing and implementing strategies and plans for the spiritual and physical wellbeing of the Parishes’ senior members. This will involve the visitation and spiritual nurture of seniors who are sick, shut in or in need of encouragement.
  2. Assisting the Rector in Sunday services (particularly the 8am and 10am congregations). This will involve regular leading and preaching at these services, and occasionally at others.
  3. Giving shape and direction to the range of parish ministries that have developed to support and encourage senior members (including fellowship and bible study groups).
  4. A broader responsibility across the Parish to develop, train and coordinate effective teams of pastoral care for all ages.
  5. Working with a capable and committed ministry team to develop other ministry initiatives as the needs and opportunities of the Parish develop.

Ordination and previous experience in Senior’s Ministry in a Parish context is preferable.

Please apply by sending your expression of interest, including CV and the names of at least two referees to Rev Baden Stace (Senior Minister) at office@ststephens.church or call 02 9487 3730 if you would like more information. The position commences in March 2020 or as soon as can be arranged with the successful candidate.

Applications close 17 Feb 2020.