Edam Full Gospel Assembly

Edam Full Gospel Assembly
LEAD PASTOR
Edam, Saskatchewan
Snapshot
Denomination: PAOC
Weekly Attendance: 20-30
Location: Edam, Saskatchewan, Canada
The Role: The next Lead Pastor of Edam Full Gospel Assembly will be someone who can engage the community, equip the church to be modern day missionaries in our setting and lead us into a future of health, growth and vitality.
Meet Edam Full Gospel Assembly:
We have been ministering in Edam and surrounding area for over 40 years and believe our best days are still ahead. Presently, we meet on Sundays for worship and children’s Sunday school. We hold a midweek Bible Study. We host a Friday night worship service. During the summer we offer Vacation Bible School; this ministry engages many people outside the church. Our church members love who we are, who God wants us to become and are looking for a pastor who will equip us, work with us and lead us in engaging our community in greater ways.
Our church building has a capacity of 75, so we have space for the growth that we believe God has for our church. Additionally, our church is debt free and owns a three-bedroom manse that can be made available, if desired, to the future pastor.
About the Lead Pastor:
We are looking to hire someone who can:
• come alongside our church body and equip us to engage our community in impactful ways today and into the future.
• help us understand and implement what it means to be a modern-day missionary to Edam and surrounding area.
• develop, nurture and communicate ongoing vision and strategy.
• facilitate opportunities where church members may deepen their individual relationship with Christ, discover their gifts and be equipped to use these gifts to show others Jesus.
At Edam Full Gospel Assembly, we are a part of the Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada and adhere to the PAOC Statement of Fundamental and Essential Truths. We believe in the Trinity of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit and that they are active today. We believe that marriage is between a man and a woman, that God can perform miracles and heal the sick today. That every single person is on a journey and our job is to point them to Christ and love them wherever they are on that journey. All people are welcome at Edam Full Gospel Assembly.
The Lead Pastor Will:
• maintain a strong professional image reflective of the churches identity and beliefs.
• work with the church’s board and the Saskatchewan District of the PAOC to determine the direction of the organization.
• carry out community support and engagement.
• prepare and deliver weekly messages.
• host special events as required.
• implement programs and events in alignment with the church’s mission.
• make sure pastoral care is happening when needed.
• work with the district coach and other district representatives in setting goals.
• receive regular reviews from the board and give annual reviews to all ministry leaders.
• be committed to continual personal and professional growth, along with local leadership development.
What you Bring:
Education & Experience
• credentials with the PAOC or be able to acquire credentials with the PAOC.
• a commitment to ongoing learning through both district events, seminars, gatherings and other opportunities as they are available.
• prior lead pastor experience a plus but not mandatory.
Personal Characteristics
• ability to implement healthy problem solving and conflict resolution.
• communicate effectively, both written and verbal.
• exercise a proficiency at active listening.
• willingness to jump in and help in community and church environments.
• service-oriented with genuine care for the wellbeing of people.
• understands the challenges and needs of people today and has an awareness of cultural relevance and ministry best practices.
• proven track record of effective leadership, good judgment and character above reproach.
• ability to engage people with Bible-based, practical and relatable messages.
• high energy, inspiring others around them while leading humbly with a servant’s heart.
• deep commitment to their personal relationship with Jesus.
• prioritizes the health and relationships within their family.
What it’s Like to Live in Edam, Saskatchewan:
Edam is an awesome town in rural Saskatchewan. With a population of 600, Edam is home to a doctor’s clinic, senior long-term care home, an over 55 retirement facility, bank, insurance agent, restaurant, mechanics garage, 3 churches and a K-12 school. Edam has one of the top schools in the NorthWest school division, academically and athletically. There is a hockey and baseball team for every age level in the community, as well there is basketball, volleyball, golf team, badminton, track and field, drama team, and more. Edam is a ranching, farming and oilfield country. Within a 30 minute drive there are:
• 10 golf courses
• 7 camp grounds
• 5 hockey rinks
• 7 lakes with almost unlimited fishing opportunities (Turtle Lake, JackFish Lake, Picnic Lake, Brightsand Lake, Little Loon Lake, Murray Lake, Aquadeo Beach)
• 3 Regional parks (Brightsand, Little Loon, Meota)
• 1 Provincial park (Battlefords Provincial Park)
Therefore, there are many opportunities for employment in our wonderful rural setting. Plus, due to our proximity to the Battlefords some enjoy the country life while commuting into the city for work.
Email resume, cover letter, and any other documents you feel applicable to:
Louis Halbgewachs at louis@churchcoaching.ca
For any further questions contact Louis Halbgewachs at (306) 317-4413

To apply for this job email your details to paul@paocsk.ca

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