Pastor/Maturity Director

Read Pastor/Maturity Director
Grace City Church
Location: Waterloo, NSW
Date advertised: 25th October 2019
Job Type: Full time
Closing Date: 30th November 2019


The primary purpose of this role is to champion the cause of Maturity at Grace City by preaching on Sundays and overseeing our small groups ministry.

Part of our vision as a church includes church planting, so the successful applicant would need to be able to build a strategy that allows for groups to grow across multiple locations. In the ideal world, the successful candidate would also be willing and able to plant Grace City’s first church/campus in 2-3 years time (though this is not strictly necessary). To prepare for this, the successful candidate would also be expected to spend the next 2-3 years learning the Grace City DNA and undergoing training in church planting.


  • Leadership - Oversees a ministry area with the responsibility of leading coaches and leaders.
  • Discipleship - Understands and applies systematic and biblical theology and teaches spiritual disciplines.
  • Vision - Contextualizes church vision for ministry area.
  • Strategy - Designs ministry strategy and implements in ministry context.
  • Collaboration - Works through leaders.
  • People Development - Creates a development pathway for ministry area.
  • Ministry Specific - Excellent preacher and Community Group leader, with ability to train others how to write and lead a study, foster biblical community, and facilitate a culture of prayer.


We are looking for a person with:

  • Christian character and a love for people
  • A commitment to Reformed Evangelical theology
  • Strong alignment with the vision, mission and values of Grace City Church
  • At least a bachelors level degree in theology (or equivalent)
  • A minimum 2-3 years of full time ministry experience in a local church
  • If not already ordained, a willingness to pursue ordination as a Sydney Anglican


This role would be remunerated according to the Grace City Church Remuneration Policy, which is roughly comparable to the remuneration guidelines of the Anglican Diocese of Sydney.



1. Preaching

  • Preach 10-20 times a year in a way that is consistent with the ‘Grace City’ style.
  • Our preachers strive to be theologically rich, culturally engaged, and evangelistically minded.

2. Small Groups 

Design, execute and oversee a strategy that grows the number and quality of groups at Grace City. Community Groups should be marked by:

  • Devotion to the word, deep Christian community, dependence on God in prayer

Design, execute and oversee a strategy that grows the number and quality of leaders at Grace City. This strategy should involve:

  • Creating new leaders and recruiting existing ones
  • Equipping leaders with the necessary resources to lead
  • Developing leaders in their ability to love and lead their groups to maturity in Christ

Design, execute and oversee a strategy that builds a culture within Grace City of being deeply committed to, and changed by, the word of God.

3. Other Responsibilities

Other duties as requested by the lead pastor

Please email your cover letter and resume to:

We look forward to hearing from you soon!