Work at Mountain Park

Lead Pastor

Mountain Park Community Church is a community of Holy Spirit filled worshipers caring for people, growing together and reaching our world. Mountain Park desires to grow under the direction of the Lead Pastor and seeks the fellowship of Acts 2:46-47 to be evidenced in our community.  Mountain Park is an intergenerational church with a contemporary style seeking a bold organizational leader to move us forward as a congregation.

Candidate qualities and qualifications

You have a passionate devotion to Christ, committed to prayer and ongoing personal spiritual growth

You are a spiritual shepherd (1Peter 5:2-3) with a strong gifting in vision-casting, motivating and inspiring your congregation

You have a heart for the local church and its role in the surrounding community and the global church

You preferably have a Master’s in Divinity with at least four to seven years of experience in local church ministry with a proven record of effectiveness

You preach/teach messages under the anointing, truth and grace of the Holy Spirit that have practical, real-life applications

People say you value relationships over tasks yet maintain excellence in your ministry efforts

You are an effective people developer, comfortable with coaching emerging leaders to discover and pursue their God-given potential

You compassionately make time for those with spiritual needs, the sick, shut-ins and the bereaved

You are skilled in engaging multiple generations of people in ministry bridging gaps between groups and bringing people together

You inspire and equip your congregation to confidently share their personal faith journey with others

You are a systematic thinker, highly organized in implementing strategy, mindful of maintaining continuity while managing change for growth

You are confident and collaborative in directing the church in conjunction with an Elder Board (1 Timothy 3)

You align with Mountain Park’s mission, vision and values as well as the theological tenets of the Mennonite Brethren denomination

If this sounds like you, we invite you to apply. You must do the following for your application to be reviewed:

  1. Submit​ ​a​ ​current​ ​copy​ ​of​ ​your​ ​CV
  2. Explain​ ​your​ ​philosophy​ ​of​ ​ministry​ ​(maximum​ ​one​ ​page)
  3. A​ ​link​ ​to​ ​two​ ​samples​ ​of​ ​your​ ​preaching​ ​(video​ ​preferred)
  4. Complete​ ​the​ ​following​ ​questions​ ​(maximum​ ​two​ ​pages)
  • What​ ​is​ ​your​ ​greatest​ ​passion,​ ​and​ ​why​ ​is​ ​it​ ​important​ ​to​ ​the church?
  • What​ ​do​ ​you​ ​see​ ​as​ ​the​ ​major​ ​societal​ ​issues​ ​that​ ​the​ ​church​ ​may face​ ​in​ ​the​ ​coming​ ​decade?​ ​Describe​ ​any​ ​strong​ ​positions​ ​you hold​ ​with​ ​respect​ ​to​ ​those​ ​issues.
  • Explain​ ​why​ ​you​ ​are​ ​drawn​ ​to​ ​apply​ ​for​ ​this​ ​position.

Submit your responses to items 1-4 directly to leadpastorsearch@mpcc.ca

 

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