We are seeking an energetic full-time Children Ministry Pastor who has a strong desire to nurture children (from birth to Grade 6) in the Christian faith and in life, through Bible study, prayer, fellowship, Worship, service and evangelism. Your role is to develop and provide spiritual, relational, organizational, and administrative leadership, oversee and work with the Children Ministry Department which shall include the weekly Sunday School program for children, Children’s Worship, Friday night programs for children (Awana) and other special programs such as Vacation Bible School, Christmas programs, and other special events that may occur. The Children Ministry Pastor is expected to work closely with our English Ministry Pastor for the transitioning period of the children moving into the fellowship and worship at the English Ministry. The special programs such as Vacation Bible School and other joint events often involve many volunteers from the English/Cantonese/Mandarin Ministries (namely the youths/young adults or parents); it is expected that the Children Ministry Pastor work closely with other ministries in terms of mentoring the volunteers and training up leaders through these special programs and to provide spiritual support for the parents as needed.
Richmond Chinese MB Church (RCMBC) is made up of three congregations of her own, CM (Cantonese Ministry with about 100 on Sunday), EM (English Ministry with about 45 on Sunday) and MM (Mandarin Ministry with about 20 on Sunday), plus a vibrant children ministry (with 50 children in Awana and 30 children on Sunday).
The Children Ministry Pastor plays a major role in the faith development of all ages within the church, both as a leader and as an example. RCMBC is seeking a person who has a solid understanding of the foundations of Christian faith, and who has a strong desire to nurture children and to build up families in a holistic way. The person will be familiar with or willing to learn the Mennonite Brethren doctrine/discipline. We are also seeking a person who generates new ideas and programs, values team concept of ministry, and is open to ideas and suggestions from the Children Department leaders. The Children Ministry Pastor must have a degree or background in a relevant field of study.
To apply for the position, please forward your resume to:
Children Ministry Pastoral Search Committee
Richmond Chinese MB Church
10200 No. 5 Road, Richmond, BC, V7A 4E5
Email: [email protected]