Job Posting

Pastor of Family Ministries

The Bridge Church in North Vancouver is seeking a Pastor of Family Ministries who will contribute to God’s ongoing Kingdom work in and through us. We are a growing, multi-generational, multi-ethnic congregation in the Deep Cove-Seymour area of North Vancouver. We are absolutely committed to the good news that has come to us through the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus, and deeply desire to see our surrounding community know this good news as well. Our hope is that the Pastor of Family Ministries will facilitate an experience of the presence of Christ for children and a spiritual strengthening and equipping for families. If you share that desire and are the kind of person described below, we welcome your application for this position!

Overview
The Pastor of Family Ministries is a full-time position with a competitive salary (commensurate with experience and education) and benefits. Responsibilities will include:
*Equipping parents (eg. marriage and parenting courses, providing pastoral care)
*Facilitating sense of community among families
*Overseeing programming for children’s ministry and preteen ministry
*Overseeing Sunday School by co-ordinating volunteers and arranging curriculum
*Implementing child and youth protection policies
*Planning and co-ordinating family-oriented events that have an outreach component (eg. Summer Day Camp, Christmas Hamper drive, Kids’ Book Swap, etc.)
*Participating as a member of The Bridge Church staff team in regular meetings and in setting overall direction under the leadership of the Lead Pastor
*Role may include opportunities to exercise gifts (eg. preaching, leading Alpha course)

Qualifications
*Must agree with The Bridge Church statement of faith (found at www.bridgenorthvan.ca)
*Must be willing to be licensed with the Baptist General Conference of Canada
*Must have a Bachelor’s degree in a related field (eg. Biblical studies, Christian studies, etc.). A Master’s degree in a related field would be considered an asset
*Relevant experience in leading children and family ministries

Personal Traits
We’re looking for someone who:
*Has a sincere love for Jesus and a humble spirit
*Is energetic, relational and outgoing
*Connects well with kids
*Has a passion for outreach
*Is self-motivated and takes initiative
*Is gifted with strong administrative and organizational skills

Application
*Apply with a cover letter and resume by email to [email protected]
*Application deadline is September 14, 2018
*Target start date for position is January 1, 2019