Associate Pastor – Connecting
The Open Door is a Free Methodist congregation in Brantford, ON seeking a full-time Associate Pastor who will creatively pioneer new missional communities with a focus on young adults. We share space with a Christian drop-in centre, partnering in ministry to our economically and ethnically diverse neighbourhood. We are looking for a passionate leader with fresh ideas to connect us with a younger demographic in our wider community.
What you’ll be doing:
Developing a plan to expand our ministry in the community
Equipping the existing congregation to be effective workers in the plan
Forming and giving pastoral leadership to new communities of seekers/believers beyond the existing congregation
What you need to have:
experience in developing relationships and service opportunities with individuals and organizations in the community
able to work with marginalized population
strong communication skills including social media platforms
willingness to be credentialled by the Free Methodist Church in Canada
Brantford is a growing city of 100,000, midway between Toronto and London, well situated for whatever social or cultural activities are of interest. Diverse ethnically and culturally, it is home to a world class theatre, an extensive network of trails, and a 3,000 student campus of Laurier University.
For a detailed job description contact Greg Pulham (Lead Pastor) at [email protected]