The Assistant Pastor will contribute to the direction and leadership of Richmond Pentecostal Church’s (RPC) discipleship ministries; and is responsible for cultivating a positive working relationship with the ministry team and the congregation. S/he is also the Lead Pastor’s representative and periodically his designate to the congregation and community. This requires grace under pressure, the ability to manage multiple tasks and the willingness to joyfully embrace the vision and values of the greater church. A positive attitude and strong interpersonal skills are required.
This pastoral position is often involved in sensitive situations and the handling of privileged information which requires discretion. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain strict confidentiality when dealing with these pastoral, church board, or congregational related matters. Caring for their own soul and family, and leading a spiritually healthy life for others to follow is extremely important.
RPC comprises a congregation of roughly four hundred people. Richmond is a growing city with many families and individuals, representing residents from across a breadth of cultures and ages. This vacancy presents an opportunity for the church to continue to expand and develop its ministry and discipleship to the Greater Vancouver Region. The Assistant Pastor reports to the Lead Pastor and will assist him in the mandate to care for and disciple the church family of RPC and to reach out to the community.