Employment Opportunities

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Pastoral Positions

Lead Pastor, Valleyview Bible Church
Kamloops
Full Time

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Lead Pastor, Valleyview Bible Church
Kamloops
Full Time

Valleyview Bible Church has an average weekly attendance of 140 and is located in Kamloops, BC, Canada, which is 3 hours northeast of Vancouver. Valleyview is a member of the BC Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches with a reputation for solid preaching and a close adherence to the Word.

Valleyview Bible Church is a community of believers that seeks to live in a way that brings honour and glory to God. Our congregation has a hunger for the Word and a desire to know and love Him. The heartbeat of Valleyview is to provide vital small groups, engaging youth & young adult ministries, regular opportunities to pray together and consistent community outreach which includes meeting practical needs and sharing the Gospel.

Valleyview is looking for a full-time Lead Pastor who is called by the congregation to lead and work as part of the leadership team in forming vision and shepherding the local church. He is responsible to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ, and shepherd the local church; feeding them the Word of God and guarding them from unsound doctrine.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • He demonstrates a deep personal relationship with Jesus Christ.

  • He has personal discipline in his prayer life.

  • He has a passion for God’s Word and studying the scriptures (Ps 119).

  • He has the character traits described in 1 Timothy and Titus.

  • He is a self starter and takes initiative as he is led by scripture and the Holy Spirit (Rm 8:12-17).

  • He believes all scripture is inerrant and inspired by God (2 Tim 3:16-17).

  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree from a Christian college, university or seminary in biblical, theological and pastoral studies.

  • A minimum of five years of experience in church ministry in a leadership and teaching role (including unpaid ministry).

  • If not already credentialed with the BC Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches, he must be willing to undergo the credentialing process within two years of being hired.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To study, exposit and preach the Word of God, effectively communicating and proclaiming the gospel of Jesus Christ.

  • To lead and work as a member of the leadership team, following God’s direction in developing the local church’s vision, setting goals and developing ministries that will fulfill that vision and equip the local body.

  • Seeks to spend time in prayer both personally and within his role in the church.

  • Actively fosters a culture of discipleship and encourages the congregation to be passionate followers of Jesus Christ, carrying out the great commission.

  • Focuses on discipling new leaders in the church and provides some counseling and visitation to the congregation as a whole.

  • Supervises and disciples the church staff.

  • Oversees the order of service in conjunction with the Associate Pastor.

  • Performs weddings, funerals, baptisms, baby dedications and other services as required.

  • Involved in many of the day-to-day ministries of the church as a member of the leadership team and more personal involvement in specific ministries as he feels called.


Salary

$70,000 - $100,000 per year based on education and experience

Lead Pastor, Nechako Community Church
Vanderhoof
Full Time

Closing: May 08, 2024

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Lead Pastor, Nechako Community Church
Vanderhoof
Full Time

Closing: May 08, 2024

The Lead Pastor is called by members of the local MB church through the Elders Board of the Church according to the Church Constitution and Guidelines of the Nechako Community Church and is responsible to the BCMB Conference and the Congregation through the Elders.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITY

The Lead Pastor, by working with and under the Elders, will provide spiritual and practical pastoral leadership and will oversee and develop the church’s ministries with specific attention to Nechako Community Church’s vision, mission and values statement.

The Lead Pastor will also oversee and direct the work of other paid and/or volunteer staff as well as oversee the long-term rental agreement.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Communicate a biblical vision through weekly preaching and teaching and spend time in prayer and study to discern God’s will for the spiritual direction of the church.
  2. Form and work with an Elders Board to discern the specific implementation of the church’s vision, mission and values.
  3. Provide and develop worship services and programs.
  4. Develop elders and ministry team leaders to effectively help to build the ministry of the church.
  5. Provide spiritual direction and care toward staff and build a strong team relationship with staff for effective ministry.
  6. Ensure church members are spiritually cared for and discipled.
  7. Lead the church to effectively communicate the Gospel of Jesus Christ in the community.
  8. Establish a disciplined membership/congregation which reflects Biblical expressions of holiness for followers of Jesus.
  9. To ensure that those who repent and believe are discipled and encouraged to participate in baptism and communion, as consider church membership.
  10. Perform weddings and funerals as needed in the ministry of the Church and ensure the provision of pastoral services in counselling,
  11. Consider and determine degree of co-operation with the local larger Christian community.
  12. Ensure administrative oversight and leadership of the church is clearly established and followed in all areas related to ministries, programming, staffing, policy and the long-term rental agreement.
  13. Ensure a good relationship and accountability of the church to the BCMB Conference and the Canadian MB Conference of church.
  14. Oversee the stewardship and accountability of the Churches physical and financial resources.
  15. Ensure timely, effective and accurate communication about spiritual and practical matters among leaders and staff of the church as well as with the larger church body.
  16. Determine the need for staff, the nature of the hiring process, ministry assessment and transition.
  17. Ensure on-going and regular oversight and development of staff in their roles and responsibilities.

PRACTICAL CONSIDERATIONS

  1. Leading by exemplary living, hospitality, and service.
  2. Willing accountability to the Elders Board as required regarding the use of time, special accounts and privileges such as time off or time away, and annual evaluation.
  3. Ensuring a strong commitment to a proper sense of self-care that balances time and energy for work, recreation, family, peer accountability, and personal development.
  4. Being committed to office hours and a work schedule that ensures the fulfillment of the role and predictable availability in addition to Sunday ministry.

WORK ARRANGEMENTS

Are addressed through the Offer of Employment and the NCC Employee Handbook

Salary

$55,000 - $85,000 per year dependant on education and experience

Lead Pastor, Arnold Community Church
Abbotsford
Full Time

Closing: Jun 19, 2024

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Lead Pastor, Arnold Community Church
Abbotsford
Full Time

Closing: Jun 19, 2024

We are looking for a man in love with Jesus, who is called by God to pastoral ministry, and secondly to Arnold Community Church.

The ideal applicant will embrace our Vision, be a person of prayer, desiring the gospel to be clear and fruitful. Their conviction as a leader in discernment is to listen and wait on the Lord until He speaks, and then be obedient no matter the cost, believing that discernment involves the body.

We are looking for a candidate who:

  • Is Spirit-filled and led, a team player, loves people.
  • Enjoys life and being a part of the larger community and church family.
  • Has an ability to connect with all ages.
  • Has a willingness to grow and learn.
  • Has a vision to help build a community that reaches its neighbours.
  • If married, has a supportive spouse who sees the church as a part of their extended family

What we want that Pastor to do:

  • Champion and communicate our Vision of knowing Jesus and making him known.
  • Uphold and model our core ministry values (God’s Word, intimacy with God, evangelism, people, compassionate service, discipleship, risk-taking obedience).
  • Lead our preaching and teaching ministry recognizing the authority of God’s Word and humbly submitting to it.
  • Develop leaders and preachers.
  • Encourage a healthy prayer culture at ACC by supporting weekly prayer meetings and prioritizing prayer in all aspects of church life.
  • Support our various ministry groups (deacons, missions, finance, hospitality, children and youth, men and women, worship) in following our vision, values, and mission.
  • Serve as a member of the elder team.
  • Report to the elder team.

Responsible to:

  • The congregation through the elder team.

Qualifications:

  • Preferably a degree from an accredited theological seminary.
  • 5-10 years of experience in pastoral ministry or related ministry.
  • Agreement with the BC Mennonite Brethren Conference’s Confession of Faith, and a willingness to be credentialed with the BCMB Conference.
Salary

$60,000-$80,000 per year dependant on education and experience

Application Instructions

Senior Pastor, Sunridge Community Church
West Kelowna
Full Time

Closing: Aug 11, 2024

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Senior Pastor, Sunridge Community Church
West Kelowna
Full Time

Closing: Aug 11, 2024

We are searching for our new Sr. Pastor. Please see our website for updates and contact information.

Salary

$65,000 - $91,000 per year

Worship Pastor, Eagle Ridge Bible Fellowship
1160 Lansdowne Drive, Coquitlam, BC V3B 5V8
Full Time

Closing: May 30, 2024

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Worship Pastor, Eagle Ridge Bible Fellowship
1160 Lansdowne Drive, Coquitlam, BC V3B 5V8
Full Time

Closing: May 30, 2024

Worship Pastor Status: Part-Time Position

Summary 

Reporting to the Lead Pastor and in accordance with Eagle Ridge Bible Fellowship (ERBF) statement of faith, governing policies, and in harmony with other church ministries, the role or Worship Pastor is to provide leadership in the area of worship and music; believing that true worship celebrates all that God is and does and inspires us to respond with all that we are and do. Additionally, the role coordinates and mentors a team of volunteer worship leaders who rotate in leading Sunday morning worship services. 

Position Responsibilities 

  • -Oversees the administration of the worship/music ministry. Guides and supports the worship planning process, coordinating vocalist, and instrumentalists including responsibility for rehearsals in preparation for worship services. 
  • Oversees the weekly worship service planning with additional preparation for special and seasonal services in collaboration with pastors, designated committees and volunteer worship leaders as necessary. Assists worship leaders in the selection of songs and arrangements. 
  • Provides a balance between current music and worship trends with traditional music and hymns. 
  • Cast vision towards strategic planning 
  • Seeks opportunities to involve from children to seniors in congregational worship. 
  • Leads Sunday morning worship 1 to 2 times per month, (preferably using an instrument), in collaboration with volunteer worship leaders and creates and ongoing monthly schedule. 
  • Plans and coordinates worship service preparation for special and seasonal events. 
  • Supports and encourages spiritual growth in the worship team members, recognizing and encouraging spiritual gifts and musical talent. 
  • Attends staff meetings and other leadership events. 
  • Demonstrates accountability in managing designated budget. 
  • Provides monthly reports to the Lead Pastor and attends Board of Elders meetings as requested. 
  • Prepares written report written report for the ERBF annual general meeting. 

Worship Pastor Personal Responsibilities 

  • Maintains personal spiritual growth through daily prayer and devotion. 
  • Maintains personal ministry growth through reading, attending appropriate conferences or seminars and attending alternative church services three times/year. 
  • Maintains integrity of family and personal relationships. 
  • Maintains the integrity of a balanced work ethic. 
  • Supports the faith community at Eagle Ridge Bible Fellowship through regular attendance, giving, encouragement, care and prayer. 

Qualifications 

  • A committed Christian who has or is seeking ERBF membership. 
  • An educational background (either undergrad or graduate degree) specific to ministry and a minimum 3 years experience on staff in a church. 
  • A skilled musician who can lead while playing an instrument and is proficient in singing and choral conducting. 
  • Knowledge and skill in the application of sound systems, media, lighting, audio recording and editing would be beneficial. 
  • Strong planning, organizational and administrative skills. 
  • Ability to train, cultivate and equip Worship team volunteers. 
  • Ability and commitment to work collaboratively with staff and volunteers and build supportive relationships with all church ministries. 
  • Mature, balanced, trustworthy and able to show compassion and empathy when working with others. 
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality in handling sensitive church related matters. 
  • Ability and experience in team building and group process. 
  • Effective communication skills (written, verbal and interpersonal). 
Salary

TBD

Application Instructions

Associate Minister, Praxis Church
Kelowna, BC
Full Time

Closing: Oct 24, 2024

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Associate Minister, Praxis Church
Kelowna, BC
Full Time

Closing: Oct 24, 2024

Praxis is a two year old church that has grown to 600+ people in weekly attendance. We are planted out of Westside Church in Vancouver and Northview Church in Abbotsford, and have a passion for seeing people reached with the gospel and churches planted throughout the interior of BC. We are seeking the next great member of our dynamic team who will serve alongside the Lead Pastor to help shepherd, teach, and disciple our fast growing congregation. The candidate must be willing to relocate to Kelowna, possess a passion for reaching those who do not yet know Christ, and share a desire to see churches planted.

Job Description:

  1. Discipleship & Counselling - Regularly meet with people mid-week to help disciple, coach, and counsel. Follow up with new attendees and new believers, and provide counsel to individuals and families as needed.
  2. Teaching & Training - Help develop and teach classes for the continued growth of the body and discipleship of new believers. Teach baptism class, reading and applying the Bible class, etc.
  3. Evangelism & Outreach - Help develop and execute campus and community outreach initiatives. Planning and executing Alpha, Redemption Groups, etc.
  4. Preaching - Providing pulpit coverage at Praxis and various relationally connected churches as need arises (based off of gifting and experience).
  5. Leading a weekly Community Group
Salary

$60,000+

Application Instructions

Family Ministries Pastor, Whistler Community Church
Whistler, BC
Full Time

Closing: Nov 14, 2024

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Family Ministries Pastor, Whistler Community Church
Whistler, BC
Full Time

Closing: Nov 14, 2024

The Family Ministries Pastor reports to the Lead Pastor. As a shepherd of Christ’s church, the Family Ministries Pastor is accountable to demonstrate the character qualities prescribed in 1 Tim 3:1-7 and Titus 1:6-9. Theological alignment to the Confession of Faith of the Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches (CCMBC) is required. The Family Ministries Pastor has oversight of Nursery, Sunday School, Youth, Young Adult, Parent & Marriage Ministries in addition to overall Pastoral Care for the congregation. Across all Family Ministries areas (Nursery, Sunday School, Youth, Young Adult, Parent & Marriage):

  • Ensure Gospel teaching and spiritual discipleship for all areas of Family Ministries, both within the existing church community and the broader Whistler Community. 
  • Recruit, develop and lead a community of Ministry Volunteers & build sustainable team / program to support the range of Family Ministry programs provided by the church. 
  • Develop and resource Small Groups that cater for the needs of each specific area of Family Ministries. Disciple and mentor volunteer Small Group leaders for each area of Family Ministries. 
  • Develop and lead outreach activities targeted to Whistler Youth / Young Adult / Parents. These activities will include activities not located at the church property to engage with Whistler community. 
  • In partnership with volunteer leaders, lead school age ministry outreach activities that cater for different needs of different school age children. Partner with camps outside of Whistler to engage Whistler children in holiday camp programs. 
  • Partner with the Sunday School Team to ensure there is an alignment between the teaching and development of the children in Sunday School and their progression into the Youth program. 
  • Ensure the ministry support and transition between Youth / Young Adults is seamless, to provide support at all ages during these formative years in young believer’s lives. 
  • Develop and lead Youth / Young Adult Specific Worship Services that includes Worship and Gospel proclamation in an environment that is engaging and enriching for Youth / Young Adults. 
  • Partnership with other Christian Youth / Young Adult ministries across the Sea to Sky to leverage other programs with the aim of developing the Christian Youth / Young adult community in the Sea to Sky (e.g. Young Life). Preaching & Pastoral Care: 
  • Partner with Lead Pastor for Preaching Ministry to support WCC's mission and vision and to support WCC's spiritual growth and encouragement (Eph 4:12-13). Exegete and research sermon content to support Preaching Ministry, including the delivery of 1 sermon / month for the overall congregation in addition to specific Families Ministry sermon requirements. 
  • Pastoral Care for the overall congregation in partnership with the Lead Pastor. Provide one-on-one pastoral counseling and refer to fully trained Christ-centered counselors when necessary. 
  • Lead a Pastoral Care team that provides regular visitation to church members and attendees in need. 
  • Ministry outreach to the broader Whistler community, including connecting with infrequent or past attendees to reconnect them to the Church community and support their spiritual growth. 
  • In conjunction with the Lead Pastor, provide welcoming support for newcomers. 
  • Membership and Baptism program management; counsel congregational members as they consider Membership and Baptism decisions.

Character and Experience: 

  • Gospel-Centered: Seeks to abide in Christ while speaking the Gospel to themselves and others. 
  • Proactively Relational: Regularly builds healthy relationships by reaching out, listening, and loving others well. 
  • Can-Do Team Player: Offers patience and grace to others and is eager to collaborate, assist, and serve the interests of the team sacrificially. 
  • Eager to Grow: Understands they have not yet arrived and can receive feedback to grow. Understands the value of continual, incremental improvement over an extended period. 
  • Clear Communicator: Represents themselves and the organization well through verbal, written, and nonverbal communication. 
  • Persistent and Focused: Can manage time, energy, and resources independently and responsibly so that they devote themselves to productive activities. 
  • Humble, Positive Leader: Has an authentic, joyful attitude and genuine desire and eagerness to engage, develop and lead others while humbly giving themselves to the task and people at hand. 
  • Bachelor of Arts majoring in Youth / Young Adult Ministry, Biblical Studies, Church Ministry, Theology, or Worship preferred and at least 3 years of experience in church Youth / Young Adult ministry. 
  • Applicants with a 2 year Ministry Diploma and relevant experience will also be considered.

Compensation: Salary set according to BCMB Salary Guidelines based on experience and position.

Benefits and pension provided by CCMB https://ccmbclegacyfund.com/benefits

Please review the Job Description and Complete the Application Form located at https://whistlerchurch.ca/open-positions-2/

Salary

$60K-$80K, according to BC MB Salary Guide

Application Instructions

Ministry Support

Director of Music, The Shore Church
North Vancouver
Full Time

Closing: Sep 21, 2024

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Director of Music, The Shore Church
North Vancouver
Full Time

Closing: Sep 21, 2024

Responsibilities

  • Plan, schedule, coordinate, and lead the music for weekend gatherings, and worship nights. The primary music leader on stage (4 out of 5 Sundays)
  • Develop order of gathering
  • Oversee all technical/sound aspects of the weekend, special events, and train up a team to be involved in this area of ministry as well as recordings for social media outlets
  • Maintain the music library, instruments, and license agreements
  • Develop a high-quality music ministry through the recruiting and developing of instrumentalists and vocalists
  • Disciple band members to greater maturity in Christ
  • Oversee the set and stage design
  • Plan and lead music nights outside of Sunday mornings
  • Meet weekly with the staff to review past gatherings and plan for future ones
  • Assist in the responsible stewardship of the music budget, volunteers, and other resources
  • Direct and lead the weekly planning activities and rehearsals
  • Set annual goals for the music ministry that align with the overall mission, vision, and church-wide annual goals
  • Possible future oversight and leadership of other areas within the church based on your spiritual gifting. This could include preaching, teaching classes, etc

Qualification

  • Testimony of faith in Jesus Christ and a growing personal relationship with Him
  • A passion for music and a humble, team-oriented heart
  • Skilled instrumentalist and quality vocalist
  • Knowledge of sound, audio, ability to read music, a firm understanding of music theory, and a willingness to learn
  • Work in partnership and in harmony with the Lead Pastor
  • Be able to train and disciple those in your care towards Christlikeness while providing an example for others in your personal and ministry life
  • Be able to develop annual goals and objectives for the ministry area you are responsible for
  • Lead or commit to being a part of a Community Group within the body of the church (this would be considered volunteer time, but is mandatory as a paid director of the body)
  • Administrate your team, and church needs that may arise
  • Commitment to, faithfully and joyfully, financially giving to the ministry of The Shore Church
  • Seek to protect the unity of the church
  • Demonstrate a Christ-like attitude through all interactions with congregation, staff, elders and volunteers
  • Invest and invite the lost to know Jesus
  • Commitment to the mission and vision of The Shore Church, moral purity, and excellence in ministry
  • Full agreement with our mission, values and beliefs - https://theshorechurch.ca/our-values-and-beliefs/
Salary

FT 50,000-60,000 room to grow, based on desire, skill and giftedness. PT or internship also available.

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Jericho Centre Facility Manager, Jericho Ridge Community Church
Langley, BC
Full Time

Closing: Jul 01, 2024

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Jericho Centre Facility Manager, Jericho Ridge Community Church
Langley, BC
Full Time

Closing: Jul 01, 2024

Position Overview

The Facility Manager is responsible for overseeing the maintenance and operations of the building and grounds at Jericho Centre. The key focus of the Facility Manager will be to maintain the building and property as well as to foster good working relationships with our current tenants and to secure and provide support with future rentals. General administrative skills are required as you prepare, monitor and report all property financials as well as support the subleasing of space as needed.

Job Functions Maintenance (30%): To maintain the building and property of Jericho Centre by being proactive with upkeep of the property. Must be able to handle physical activities related to building and property maintenance.

Facility Management (20%): To provide excellence in supporting the needs of our tenants which could include; problem solving, managing relationships, supporting new leasing contracts, overseeing the facility calendar, etc.

Administration (30%): Functions needed to support Jericho Faith Society (JFS) with day-to-day communications and marketing, as well as Jericho Ridge Community Church (JRCC) staff relations.

Financial Management (20%): To prepare invoices, produce regular financial reports and handle other related compliance matters (i.e. with our accountant, the City of Surrey, Societies Act, etc.)

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to maintain and upkeep the building and the grounds
  • Flexibility and the ability to work with a variety of people (potential renters, trades, cleaners). This flexibility also applies to hours since there is an ‘on call’ nature to this role (responding to the security alarm, meeting potential renters to tour the facility outside of office hours).
  • Organizational skills (coordinating a calendar and rental groups)
  • The ability to work towards the success of the building through marketing
  • The capacity to acquire new skills in a team environment and with a teachable attitude.
  • Skills or aptitude in publicly-facing sales and customer service (responsive, self-confident).
  • Ability to balance multiple responsibilities and priorities with professionalism & warmth
Salary

$20 - $23

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