Pastoral Opportunities


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Pastor – Discipleship Ministries – Groups

Group Ministries

Disciple making groups

  • Responsible to oversee the “groups” ministry by discerning and developing Willingdon’s groups ministry in alignment with the church’s disciple making pathway. The primary goal is to develop, communicate and train people in Willingdon’s philosophy of disciple making, developing the practical expressions to engage in the pathway and train leaders to be disciple making multipliers.
  • Responsible to oversee the application of the disciple making pathway through the development of appropriate and effective group contexts (medium, small, intimate).

 

Mentoring/Training

  • Responsible to develop the Leadership Pathway in conjunction with the Discipleship Ministries team and the other ministry departments to facilitate a unified leadership development approach across the church.
  • Responsible to develop, implement and oversee the discernment and training of new disciple making leaders and the ongoing training of existing leaders.
  • Responsible to develop and implement the group specific leadership support systems (i.e. coaching) and materials.
  • Responsible for the development of disciple making questions and study materials used by groups in conjunction with the Preaching Team

 

Care

  • Be involved in and provide pastoral counsel to the community as needed.
  • Work with the Care ministries to provide a unified approach to counseling.
  • Support group leaders in their care of group members in partnership with Willingdon Care team as needed.

 

Knowledge and Skill Requirements

  • Master’s degree in theology or biblical studies (Bachelor’s degree minimum)
  • Minimum of 5 years pastoral ministry experience
  • Experience in leading a small group and directing a small group ministry
  • Experience in ministry program development and hands on implementation
  • Experience in disciple making ministry
  • Ability to teach, preach and lead classes
  • Ability to recruit, mentor, train, equip and shepherd leaders

Pastor – Discipleship Ministries – Women

Womens Ministries

Disciple making

  • Responsible to oversee all aspects of women’s groups ministry by discerning, developing the ensuring alignment with the church’s disciple making pathway. The primary goal is to develop, communicate and train women in Willingdon’s philosophy of disciple making, developing the practical expressions to engage in the pathway and train leaders to be disciple making multipliers.
  • Responsible to oversee the application of the disciple making pathway through the development of appropriate and effective women’s ministry contexts.

 

Mentoring/Training

  • Responsible to develop and deploy the Leadership Pathway in conjunction with the Discipleship Ministries team to facilitate a unified leadership development approach across the church.
  • Responsible to develop, implement and oversee the discernment and training of new disciple making leaders and the ongoing training of existing leaders.
  • Responsible to develop and implement ministry specific leadership support systems (i.e. coaching) and materials.
  • Responsible for the oversight of disciple making study materials used by Women’s ministry.

 

Care

  • Provide pastoral support for women seeking counseling/mentoring in conjunction with the Care ministries.
  • Be involved in and provide pastoral counsel to the community as needed.
  • Work with Care ministries to provide a unified approach to counseling.
  • Support women’s ministry leaders care those they lead in partnership with Willingdon Care team as needed.

 

Knowledge and Skill Requirements

  • Master’s degree in theology or biblical studies (Bachelor’s degree minimum)
  • Minimum of 5 years pastoral ministry experience
  • Experience in ministry program development and hands on implementation
  • Experience in disciple making ministry
  • Ability to teach and lead classes
  • Ability to recruit, mentor, train, equip and shepherd leaders

Please forward your cover letter and résumé to our Human Resources Department
at hr@willingdon.org