DISCIPLESHIP PASTOR (reports to the Lead Pastor): Is one of your deepest passions to see Christ followers develop and display the character of Jesus to all they come in contact with? Then read on! As the Discipleship Pastor you will be responsible to challenge the people of GCF in their spiritual growth not as a ‘guru’ but as a coach/guide, helping members recognize the voice of, and respond to, the Holy Spirit. Your primary role will be to provide leadership, support and guidance to the leaders of our Discipleship Groups (3-4 individuals) & Small Groups (4-12 individuals), as well as be part of the regular preaching roster. You will also give leadership to pastoral care/pastoral counseling needs as they arise in the congregation. For a better feel of the place visit www.igrace.ca or check us out on Facebook.
It’s our desire that the successful candidate has previous, proven shepherding experience, a passion to make disciples that make disciples, displays a humble heart in all they do and are committed to living out a balanced UP, IN & OUT lifestyle. C ORE EXPECTATIONS: • Personal, growing relationship with Jesus and dedication to the Word of God and prayer. • Possess a deep love for the local church and its members. • Willingness to get to know and support other staff and the elders, always seeking to keep short accounts, care for, encourage, respect, and love each other. • Be a self-starter with drive and passion, and a continual learner, not only in your own process of sanctification but also in the continued development of your spiritual gifts/talents.
• Bachelor’s degree preferred. • This position requires at least 5 years of ministry experience (or equivalent) with biblical/pastoral leadership and shepherding, overseeing and leading ministries. • Proven leader and multiplier who can inspire and share their passion for discipling God’s people. • Demonstrated attitude and commitment to a team setting, showing both leadership and humble submission to church leadership, and the ability to balance both.