The Pastor of Families and Men works closely with the Pastoral Executive Team (PET) to oversee and implement Bible-based ministry in the areas of families (couples, parents, men). He provides teaching and preaching, pastoral care and counselling. He works with other ministries to encourage parental involvement, provides training programs, opportunities for intergenerational worship, teaching, fellowship and service, and helps parents to be disciple makers at home. For further information and a full job description, please contact us at [email protected].
Role & Responsibilities
The Pastor of Families and Men works with the PET to foster a culture of Word-based discipleship within families and men across Met ministries. He leads with a firm conviction of the importance of the family in making disciples for the next generation. This includes both one-to-one and group discipleship and will be done through the following: Planning: The Pastor of Families and Men oversees the planning for ministry in collaboration with the Pastoral Executive Team. He strategizes and plans to determine the priority needs in alignment with the Met mission: (10% of time)
Teaching and Training: The Pastor of Families and Men oversees the teaching and training component of this ministry while being engaged with others on the ministry team: (60% of time)
Pastoral care and Counselling: The Pastor of Families and Men is available to provide pastoral care to married couples and men with the heart of a shepherd, consistent with the qualifications of a biblical elder and aligned with the building up of the body of Christ. (30% of time)
There are expected to be other related duties for the Pastor of Families and Men:
Experience & Education The Pastor of Families and Men should have a Masters of Divinity (MDiv) from a recognized seminary with at least 3 years of ministry experience. The incumbent will also have a seminary or Bible College degree with a concentration in family ministries – or equivalent training and experience. Training and experience in biblical counselling would be an asset.
Additional Notes The position is full time and as a salaried position it is expected that the incumbent will often be called upon for additional requirements. As a member of the pastoral team, who is adaptable and aligned with the vision, the incumbent may be requested to change, or modify, their pastoral portfolio from time to time.