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Intern Pastor or Youth Pastor

Covenant Reformed Church of Toronto

Toronto, ON

Category: Youth Pastor & Youth Ministry

Posted on: March 22, 2014

Job Description:

OUR CHURCH is a member church of the United Reformed Churches of North America with 250 members, adults and children (about 100 households). About two-thirds of our congregation is of Caucasian/European background and about one-third of our members_noemaile from about twenty different countries of birth. With only 5-6 churches in the city limits_noemailmitted to the Presbyterian or Reformed confessional standards, we are eager to minister to those seeking such a church, as well as we_noemailing those who are not familiar with our biblical beliefs.

WHO MIGHT MEET OUR NEEDS? Possibly a seminarian or a candidate for the ordained ministry as a PASTOR INTERN. The intern mainly will be responsible for leading ministry with our post-high single young adults and young married couples, as well as heading up outreach and discipleship efforts in our_noemailmunity. In addition we are seeking help with occasional preaching and leading in worship. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES include five main areas of ministry: 1) Shepherding young adults, and young couples: disciple and mentor young adults and young couples, both members and visitors; encourage their involvement in ministry programs; be active among post-high College & Careers, single young adults and young couples. 2) Evangelism and Outreach: be the main contact for youth, young adults, and young couples visiting worship services; actively involved in_noemailmunity outreach; encourage youth to participate in outreach and service opportunities. 3) Sunday worship services: exhorting ("preaching") twice per month at Covenant and once per month elsewhere; leading God's people in uplifting worship with songs, prayers, etc. 4) Teaching Ministry: oversee the content of materials used in all youth, young adult, young couples programs; teach "one semester" of a high school catechism class; lead in various Bible studies, as needed; be coordinator of the existing Fellowship Groups. 5) Proposing and implementing other opportunities for ministry: research ideas from other Reformed/Presbyterian churches which have proven effective in youth, education, and outreach/discipleship programs.

QUALIFICATIONS include: a passion for Christ; an enthusiasm for Biblical teachings from a contemporary Reformed viewpoint; a love for the younger generation(s) of church members; enrolment in and/or graduation from a Reformed or evangelical Presbyterian seminary; proven authoritative and non-authoritative leadership skills; familiarity with development strategies for youth and youth programs; experience in evangelism and discipleship ministries;_noemailfortable in multicultural urban environment.

WHO ELSE MIGHT MEET OUR NEEDS? Possibly a YOUTH AND OUTREACH CANDIDATE. He would be responsible for leading ministry involving high-school and post-high youth and young couples. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES include these four main areas:
1) Youth Program Development: assist the youth to discover and develop their spiritual gifts; review existing programs and enhance them; seek out youth leadership opportunities within these programs. 2) Shepherding youth: disciple and mentor new, younger members and visitors; encourage youth to b_noemaile involved in all aspects of church life; create dynamic youth programs and participate in events; support them through life events; be active among post-high College & Careers singles and young couples. 3) Evangelism and Outreach: be the main contact for youth visiting Covenant; actively involved in_noemailmunity outreach; encourage youth to participate in outreach and service opportunities. 4) Teaching Ministry: assist in the leading and/or oversee the theological content of youth programs; teach a catechism class; lead a Bible study. 5) The candidate also will act in an advisory capacity to all programs involving children and youth in the church.

QUALIFICATIONS include: a passion for Christ; an enthusiasm for biblical teachings from a contemporary Reformed viewpoint; a love for youth; enrolment in and/or graduation from a seminary or bible college; experience in leading youth programs and planning youth events; proven authoritative and non-authoritative leadership skills; familiarity with development strategies for youth and youth programs; experience in evangelism and discipleship ministries_noemailfortable in multicultural urban environment

IN ADDITION to salary and benefits, we will pay housing costs during the internship as well as moving costs to/from Toronto. Please send your resume to Mr. Tim Sinke at tsinkemail@bell_noemail. Tel 416-788-1510. Deadline is April 30, 2014.
 

Position Information:

Job Title:
Intern Pastor or Youth Pastor
Time Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Youth Pastor & Youth Ministry
Salary:
40,000 - 50,000
Organization Type:
Church
Denomination:
Other
Worship Style:
Traditional
Church Size:
250 - 500

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
Covenant Reformed Church of Toronto
Contact Name:
Randal Lankheet
Address1:
259 Albion Road
Address2:
City:
Toronto
State or Province:
ON
ZIP Code:
M9W 3P1
Country:
Canada
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