Church of the Nazarene Job Board - Positions by Category: Full-time
Posted by: Ryan Wood
Posted date: Aug-18-2020
The Wainwright Church of the Nazarene is an active and friendly, intergenerational church family located in east central Alberta. People matter at Wainnaz, and our ministry is designed to help build relationships with God and one another.
Recognizing the importance of children, youth and families within the body of Christ and observing the growing number of families with children and youth within our community, WCN endeavours to employ an individual who will give focused attention to the development of relationships and ministries to children, youth and families within our church and reaching out in our community. the Family Life Pastor will focus on nurturing spiritual development for children, youth and families, integrating young people into the body life of the church and developing ways to reach out in Christ’s name to families within our community.
The following skills and qualifications for candidates will be considered:
Minimum post secondary level education at a bachelors degree level or higher required. (Area of study focusing on one of or combination of Theology, youth and children’s ministry, religious studies, leadership in ministry, education or comparable field of study)
Previous experience in ministry leadership roll, education or equivalent leadership context would be an asset.
Experience working with young people.
Experience working with volunteers.
Ability to listen, a teachable attitude, able to respond to authority and direction from supervisors.
Able to work in a team environment.
Ability to prioritize time and manage multiple ministry demands
The ability to communicate effectively verbally, and in writing.
Proficiency with various technology including both hardware and software application.
Preaching experience is an asset but not required
Candidate must be in agreement with and willing to adhere to the values and beliefs of the Church of the Nazarene as stated in the “articles of faith” and “Covenant of Christian Conduct” of the Church of the Nazarene.
The Family Life Pastor will Focus on the Following Ministry Priorities:
Coordination of Weekly Christian Education for Children.
Develop and coordinate children’s Sunday programming
Leadership and coordination of community outreach initiatives targeting children and families.
Bring leadership and direction to summer outreach initiatives like VBS.
Explore opportunities for and assess the need for other types of outreach ideas for children and families within our community (i.e.: day camps in parks, mid-week children’s club, sports programs).
Leadership and Coordination of weekly youth programming
Ministry team development. Family Life pastor will gather and coordinate a small team that will meet monthly for the purpose of leadership development and participation in planning and organizing of children’s ministry activities
Ministry Team Participation
The Family Life Pastor is seen as a vital part of the ministry team at Wainwright Church of the Nazarene and is invited to contribute as a member of the team.
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