Tapestry Mundy Park is a vibrant 5-year-old church, planted in the City of Coquitlam. We are a multi-ethnic, multi-generational church centred in Christ and living for the glory of God. We are a community woven in faith, inspired by hope and motivated by love.
Our vision is to increase the flourishing of life as we live out the Gospel Story with courage, calling and conviction. We seek to be radically shaped by the grace of God so that we worship God wholeheartedly, love one another deeply, and care for our city generously. Come join the story that is Tapestry Mundy Park.
We are looking for a creative, community-minded person to bring strong leadership and administrative oversight to our growing children, youth and small group ministries. Working in collaboration with our pastor and leadership team to implement our vision to “form eco-systems of learning and spiritual growth,” the successful applicant will coordinate all curriculum and programming needs related to the faith formation of children, youth and other demographic specific groups.
If you love Christ, love the church and love seeing people of all ages and backgrounds grow in faith; please prayerfully consider joining our church as an Associate Pastor of Discipleship. Bring your ideas, passions, gifts and talents to our community and watch us grow.
Areas of Responsibilities: The Associate Pastor of Discipleship will provide leadership, guidance and oversight to three of our discipleship ministries: (I) Tap Kids, (II) Tap Youth, and (III) Tap Groups. Working with a team of leaders and volunteers, the Associate Pastor will (a) oversee weekly and seasonal faith-formation programs for children 0-10 years of age; (b) lead weekly and seasonal programs/events for youth 11-17, (c) support the launch and growth of small groups, cohorts, or other discipleship/catechism programs such as Alpha, Converge, Sanctuary Course, etc. Additionally, the Associate Pastor will (1) maintain a regular pastoral presence at corporate worship gatherings, (2) help plan and lead special services, (3) be willing to preach the Word and administer sacraments, (4) work relationally and systemically to integrate newcomers and members into pathways of discipleship, (5) create opportunities for leadership development, and (6) oversee annually-set ministry budgets.
Qualifications: Successful candidates will be reliable, self-motivated, and able to create, develop and implement effective ministry strategies for the overall spiritual growth of children, youth, families and church. They will have a theologically sound understanding of the Bible and will be able to teach God’s Word in an engaging way. Additionally, this person will have strong computer, administrative, organizational and communication skills and has a proven track record in recruiting, training and building teams of teachers, leaders and volunteers. Wise and strategic delegation skills will be an asset. Essential to this position is a willingness to minister to children and adults from all backgrounds and levels of faith. As the Associate Pastor of Discipleship, you must have a passion to see people of all ages grow in their faith.
Education and Experience: Successful candidate(s) will have completed or be in the process of completing formal theological training at either the Bachelor or Masters level. Outside of formal education, our matrix of selection is a combination of assessing Character, Competence, and Chemistry. First, we’re looking for people who are self-aware, humble, faithful, trustworthy, and have a bias towards action. Second, we’re looking for people who can create content, communicate effectively, build systems and structures, and lead groups of people. Third, we are looking for people who are collaborative and team-oriented and who can work adaptively in a work environment with continual adjusting priorities.
Salary Range: $48,000 to $65,000 annually, plus benefits. Compensation commensurate with education, experience, certification(s), etc. NOTE: this position can be divided into two part-time positions covering different portfolios of ministry depending on the skill set and passion of the successful candidate(s). If you are interested in exploring this option, please add relevant comments to your cover letter.
Submissions: Send cover letter & resume to [email protected]