Lead Pastor – Eastview Community Church

Lead Pastor – Eastview community church (Full-Time)

The Opportunity

Eastview Community Church (East St. Paul, MB) invites applications for the full-time position of Lead Pastor.  We are a community minded, multi generational, Mennonite Brethren church in the north east corner of Winnipeg.

PURPOSE

The Lead Pastor shall hold the vision of the church before staff and congregation, leading, teaching, motivating, and encouraging each toward its fulfillment.  The Lead Pastor shall mentor staff and lay leaders, encouraging and building a strong unified team

CONFESSION OF FAITH

The Lead Pastor shall be in full agreement with the Eastview Community Church Statement of Faith, The Eastview Core Values, and the Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches Confession of Faith.

SPIRITUAL GIFTS

The Lead Pastor must have the gift of Leadership and Teaching.  Other gifts beneficial to this position are (Romans 12, 1 Cor 12):

  • Administration
  • Discernment
  • Encouragement
  • Evangelism
  • Faith
  • Shepherding

ACCOUNTABILITY

The Lead Pastor is accountable to the Church Leadership Board.

PERSONAL QUALIFICATIONS

The Lead Pastor must be a Spirit-filled Christian living a life of Christian integrity demonstrated through the fruit of the Spirit.  Their words and actions must be consistent.  They should demonstrate many of the character and qualities found in 1 Timothy 3.  This person must have personal and spiritual integrity, be a team player, competent to execute the ministries under their charge in the context of the larger church, and through servant leadership be able to connect with others in a positive manner.  A relational and approachable personality is paramount to success in relating to each generation in the congregation.  It is expected that each staff member will become a member of Eastview Community Church.  If married, it is important that both the pastor and the spouse understand the significance of the Lead Pastor’s role in the ministry team and that the support of the spouse is instrumental to success in ministry.

SUPPORT   

The Lead Pastor shall lead the Ministry Leadership Team (consisting of the Adult Discipleship Pastor, Worship Pastor, Family Ministries Pastor, Administrative Manager, Youth Pastor), developing long and short-range ministry goals.

 

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