Assistant Minister

Read Assistant Minister
St Mark's Anglican Church
Location: Darling Point, NSW
Date advertised: 20th December 2018
Job Type: Full time
Closing Date: 28 February 2019

St Mark’s Darling Point is seeking expressions of interest for the position of an Assistant Minister. The position is available from as early as April 1st 2019, or as soon as the successful candidate becomes available. St Mark’s Darling Point is a growing church in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs which is seeking to be ‘Transformed by Grace to Love One Another, to Serve the City, and to Share Christ’.

The Assistant Minister will be an integral part of the leadership team. The ministry tasks of our new team member will be determined, after prayer and dialogue, by their gifts and experience. Our preference will be for an ordained Anglican minister. The successful candidate will work with the Rector towards the vision and mission set by him, the staff and Parish Council, and will have a responsibility for innovative ministry and creative leadership.

The successful applicant will need to be a committed, evangelical Christian, mature, humble (to work on a team), joyful (to enhance the team), hardworking, an example to our congregation, a teacher of God’s word, an evangelist to the lost, faithful to the gospel and currently fruitful in a similar role.

The ministry priorities for our new team member may include:

  • To provide oversight of our various ministries which develop ‘All Of Life Discipleship’ amongst our members using Connect Groups, Men’s and Women’s groups, Workplace dinners and Daily devotions.
  • To provide oversight of our focus on ‘Excellence in Worship’, with specific responsibility for our 10am service.
  • To lead the ministry at the 10am service, working with the Rector and the Music Director. The successful candidate will have primary pastoral, evangelistic and training oversight of the 10am service, while working within the vision and mission of the entire parish.
  • To oversee the weddings ministry at St Mark’s, seeking to use them as opportunities to grow the Gospel, and assisting in the preparation of wedding couples.
  • To baptise the children of our community members, also seeking to use them as opportunities to grow the Gospel through the leading of baptismal classes for the parents.
  • To lead our communication ministry through online and printed media.
  • To encourage an outward focus for our members by liaising with our various mission partners.

There may be other possibilities, but these will be set as we pray with the potential applicants.

In recognition of the candidate’s senior role in the ministry of the church, St Mark’s will remunerate the position in line with the Anglican Church of Sydney’s guidelines for stipend and allowances of an Assistant Minister.

Please send your application, CV and the contact details of two referees to