Summary of Position
The focus of this full-time pastoral position is the oversight and shepherding of youth at Taber Evangelical Free Church (TEFC). The basic foundation of the position is to fulfill the church’s mission of making disciples of Jesus Christ.
Faith: The candidate must be a disciple of Jesus Christ; trusting in Christ for the forgiveness of sins, having undergone believer’s baptism, and bearing fruit by keeping in step with the Holy Spirit.
Calling: The candidate must articulate and describe their calling into ministry and how they have seen God verify this calling in their lives.
Education: Candidates must possess a ministry relevant undergraduate degree or be in their final year of study. Additionally, the candidate would be expected to pursue credentialing and ordination with the Evangelical Free Church of Canada
Experience: The candidate should have a grounded understanding of the Church’s responsibility to communicate the gospel and make disciples of Christ. The candidate should be able to express how the Holy Spirit has gifted them for ministry. The candidate should also be able to describe their philosophy of ministry; specifically ministry that serves youth and families. The candidate should ideally have experience serving in a church ministry setting (3+ years of regular service in the ministry), however, applicants with less experience are welcome to apply.
The Pastor’s primary ministry will be with youth at TEFC; ministering to youth (Grade 6-12), the parents of youth, and developing leaders who will assist in making
Ministry to Youth – 75%
Pastoral Ministry – 25%
If you feel led by the Spirit to apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected] before November 1, 2021.