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Membership Pastor (& possible Women’s Maturity Pastor)

St David's Anglican Church
Location: Forestville, NSW
Date advertised: 23rd January 2023
Job Type: Part time
Closing Date: Friday 17th February 2023

In 2023, we are looking to appoint a three days/week Membership Pastor...

We may consider expanding this role to extend to women’s maturity ministry as a Women’s Maturity Pastor for an extra two days/week. We want someone with a pastoral heart, and entrepreneurial spirit, and a passion to build a ministry that will see God glorified as thousands are being transformed by Jesus in the Forest and beyond.

As the Membership Pastor, the successful applicant will be tasked with leading us in the area of deeply belonging in community with each other. The focus will be on building teams and structures to help all people at St David’s get connected into the life of church, belong in community with others, and care and be cared for, with a particular focus on the newcomer.

Assuming St David’s moves ahead with a Women’s Maturity Pastor, the successful applicant will be tasked with leading us in the area of deeply trusting God’s Word, particularly focused on discipling women. This would include working in partnership with our current Maturity Pastor. The focus will be on building teams and structures to lead and encourage all women at St David’s to grow in deeply trusting God’s Word and seeing this transform their lives.

1. Membership Pastor

The purpose of this role is to lead us as a church in the area of deeply belonging in community with each other, so that our members and newcomers experience and are excited about belonging to the body of Christ and expressing this unity together at St David’s.

Responsibilities

Connection – develop, build and lead teams and structures that help the newcomer get connected into the life of our church, with a particular focus during our Sunday gatherings

Community – develop, build and lead teams and structures that help all people at St David’s enjoy deeper relationships as they grow in belonging to our community

Care – develop, build and lead teams and structures that help care for people who are in need or going through difficulties in life. So that we are expressing practical love and care for those in our church community

Skills

Must have:

Pastoral heart and love for people

A desire to see people deeply belong in the community of believers

Able to lead through teams rather than just individuals

Able to implement systems and structures to support the ministry

A Self Starter: able to identify connection, community and care opportunities

Good to have or learn on the job

How to use Elvanto (our church management system)

Strategic planning and implementing experience

2. Possible Women’s Maturity Pastor

The purpose of this role is to lead us in the area of deeply trusting God’s Word, particularly focused on discipling women, so that as women are engaging with the living Word of God, they will deeply trust God and want to live transformed lives shaped by Jesus.

Responsibilities

Pastor – develop, build and lead teams and structures that help women grow as disciples of Jesus as the Word of God is opened and wrestled with

Teacher – to spend time personally deep in the Word to then teach and preach to women in various situations and events to show how God’s Word transforms their lives

Trainer – develop, train and lead key women at St David’s to joyfully, confidently and fruitfully teach God’s Word to other women

Skills

Must have:

Pastoral heart and love for people

A desire to see people deeply trust God’s Word

Able to teach God’s Word faithfully and engagingly

Able to lead through teams rather than just individuals

Able to implement systems and structures to support the ministry

A Self Starter: able to identify opportunities to deepen women’s trust in God’s Word

Good to have or learn on the job

How to use Elvanto (our church management system)

Strategic planning and implementing experience

Qualifications and Experience

The successful candidate will have at least a diploma-level qualification from a reformed evangelical theological college.

They will also have a proven ability to lead ministry teams and disciple people.

A Working with Children Check and completed Safe Ministry Training will be required before commencement and must be maintained as current at all times.

Expectations

A person of deep Christian character who exudes warmth and a love for people

A commitment to Reformed Evangelical theology

Strong alignment with our vision and values of St David’s Forestville.

Please email your application to:

Marina Blythe - office@stdavids.com.au 

Please be aware that this job ad was placed and authorised only for the sydneyanglicans.net website.

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