Spiritual Life and Care Pastor

Woodstock ON, Canada

Apr 27, 2018    Permanent     PAOC Credentials Required


Job Description

Calvary Church is a growing church in the city of Woodstock, Ontario. Our church exists to impact our community for Christ with authenticity, excellence and passion, while at the same time empowering people on their journey towards, and with, God. According to Stats Canada the average age in our city is 40, which means that we have a strong focus on young families, and are highly dedicated to reaching the average 40 year old who is far from God. Our Church is highly committed to seeing people who are far from God come into relationship with Him and we believe that small groups and pastoral care play a key role in seeing our vision come to reality. Purpose: Calvary Church has a huge desire to see those who are far from God become full engaged followers of Christ. It is truly our desire that people would belong at our church long before they believe everything we believe. In order to help people move from just causal tenders to full committed followers ofJesus Christ we host several interest based small groups. We truly believe that people will grow deeper in their relationship with Christ when they discover a group of people to do life with, and to wrestle through the scriptures with. The person fulfilling the role of Spiritual Life & Care Pastor would be responsible for developing a small group and care program that will empower people to grow in their faith. It would be our expectation that this individual has an understanding of the presence of God and experience in leading people into His presence. Responsibilities SmalGroups • Train and raise up small group leaders • Facilitate a free market, interest based small group program • Empower and resource small group leaders Missions • Be a point person for all of our supported missionaries • Field and respond to all of our missions support requests •Oversee our community program funding • Develop and lead yearly overseas missions trips Care • Meet with those in need in our congregation • Oversee hospital and long term care • Provide Biblical life coaching to those in need • Help with weddings and funerals Communications • Preaching on some Sunday mornings • Teaching leadership workshops • Leading some staff meetings • Training small group leaders

Required Skills

• Born-again Christ follower • Commitment to the Statement of Faith and Core Values of Calvary Church • Driven by a passion for God • Teachable • High work ethic • Encouraged and empowered through team work • Proven track record of effective leadership • Have a working knowledge of Apple products

Education Required

• Bible College Degree

Experience Required

- Minimum of 3 years experience working for a local church - Proven record of leading people in discipleship


Jeff Price
Calvary Church

Woodstock ON

Ministry Type

Associate Pastor