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Associate Pastor of Discipleship

OVERVIEW
The Associate Pastor of Discipleship will join our pastoral team, helping to shoulder the responsibilities in our church of discipling, leading ministries, counselling our congregants, leading staff, and teaching God’s Word. This role will assist the Senior Pastor and Associate Pastor of Family Ministries in shepherding the staff, in whatever ways the elders determine best. This role will oversee small group and discipleship ministries, as well as other specific ministries as assigned by the Senior Pastor. If the successful candidate for this position has a developed a spiritual gift of preaching, to a level satisfactory by our elders, they may be provided with 10-15 preaching opportunities per year, as determined by the Senior Pastor. It is desired that the successful candidate will have proven, seasoned, godly shepherding experience, as well as a passion to pastor and shepherd the people of God in a team setting with humility, and a commitment to sacrifice and service.

 

POSITION STATUS
Full Time (40 hours), Salaried-Exempt.

 

SUPERVISORY RELATIONSHIP
Reports to the Senior Pastor.

 

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
To fulfill their mandate, the Associate Pastor of Discipleship will focus on key areas of ministry as follows:

 

1. Discipleship Ministries

Mixed Small Groups

• Provide leadership to Mixed Small Groups Ministry, including:

• Rethink and perhaps redefine small group ministry
• Provide oversight to small group administration (admin assistant will carry this out)
• Recruit, train, and disciple small group leaders and small group coaches
• Research and select group studies, and/or pulpit curriculum
• Be available as issues arise to provide care and discipleship
• Shepherd and disciple small group coaches

• Promote Small Group Ministry through various channels of communication (weekly bulletin, emails, face-to-face interactions, etc.)

Men’s Ministry

• Provide leadership to Men’s Ministry either leading it directly or recruiting/training a Men’s Ministry leader
• Ensure Men’s events are planned throughout the year, such as the Men’s Breakfast, and other events
• Ensure a weekly men’s ministry event happens with teaching and table accountability, prayer, and connection.
• Promote Men’s Ministry and events through various channels of communication (weekly bulletin, emails, face-to-face
interactions, etc.)
• Ensure strong support of annual Free Indeed event

Specialty Care/Recovery Groups

• Initiate a vision and plan for specialty groups, for example, singles, divorced, addictions, grief, special needs, etc.
• Seek input from other pastoral staff and elders on the direction for specialty care groups
• Research studies and materials for special care groups and provide a recommendation to the elders
• Recruit and train up leaders for care groups
• Implement groups as approved by the elders

 

2. General Shepherding/Pastoral Responsibilities

• Have a love for and involvement in the lives of our church congregation.
• Meet with people, providing encouragement, discipleship, counsel, wisdom, and support, as needs arise and as time allows.
• Carry out basic Biblical counselling to individuals and couples, as needs arise.
• Help lead/teach various events and discipleship courses at Redemption, when requested, such as Open House, Redemption
101, Evangelism classes, Baptism classes, and other classes from season to season.
• Help assess, analyze and refine all teaching and discipleship ministries of the church as well as supporting new initiatives.
• Conduct weddings and funerals as required as a part of normal pastoral duties (legal ordination not required).
• Assist in various other pastoral duties as required and assigned by the Senior Pastor.

 

3. Staff Leadership as Assigned
• Provide senior leadership to staff members as assigned by the Senior Pastor. This includes leading certain staff and their associated tasks, areas, or ministries, providing direction, feedback, encouragement, and correction, where needed.
• This is a discipling relationship, seeking to know, support, encourage, and strengthen them as well as their families.
• Regular meetings with direct reports ensuring their health, sustainability, growth, and care.
• Conduct annual 360-degree performance reviews for all direct reports.
• Provide input and recommendations to the Senior Pastor and elders for direct reports in the areas of salary, vacation, development budget, benefits, etc.
• Help prepare and then track your ministry areas in relation to their budget needs and spending.
• Provide leadership support for the Senior Pastor by occasionally running staff meetings and Ministry Leadership Team
(MLT) meetings when the Senior Pastor and/or Family Ministries Pastor is not available.
• Help promote and carry out GCC peer group connection, support, training, and relationship building with your GCC peer group and that the staff under you do the same with their peer groups.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
• Master of Divinity required.
• This position requires at least 5 years of ministry experience with biblical/pastoral leadership and shepherding, overseeing and leading ministries and staff.
• 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.

 

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS
• Personal, growing relationship with Jesus; a strong commitment to the Word of God and prayer.
• Proven and continual commitment to personal, demonstrable humility as well as dependence on God, His Word, and prayer.
• Must meet the biblical qualifications of an elder as found in 1 Timothy 3:1-13 and Titus 1:6-9. The successful candidate will not be on the elder team, but as all our pastors, must meet the biblical qualifications for eldership.
• Agreement with and adherence to Redemption’s Statement of Faith, Mission, four Pillars, and model of ministry.
• Commitment to The Great Commission Collective (GCC), as long as Redemption is a member in good standing with the GCC.
• Must be a member of Redemption Bible Chapel, or become one upon employment, and maintain your membership in good standing.
• Possess a deep love and commitment to the local church, meaning the people of the church.
• Willingness to get to know and do life together with other staff and the elders, always seeking to keep short accounts, care for, encourage, respect, encourage, and love each other.
• Be a self-starter with drive and passion, and a continual learner, both in your own process of sanctification and in developing and growing your spiritual gifts.

To apply: Send resume and cover letter to jobs@redemptionlondon.ca

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Please note: Only applicants being considered for positions will be contacted. These role descriptions are not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee may be required to perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the church.

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