Assistant Pastor (Family Ministries Focus)

Kitchener Ontario, Canada

May 31, 2019    Permanent


Job Description

Immanuel Pentecostal Church is an established church with a committed core of members. We are a family church that strives to have healthy ministries for all generations. We are a multicultural church with people from all different backgrounds with a variety of life journeys and we are a welcoming church that has its doors open for anyone to join us. We are located in the heart of a densely populated neighbourhood called Southdale in Kitchener. We are surrounded by young families and schools. Kitchener is an incredibly attractive city to be a part of. It has a large variety of attractions and amenities along with an OHL team (Kitchener Rangers), a professional basketball team (KW Titans), two universities (University of Waterloo and Laurier University) and one college (Conestoga College). RESPONSIBILITIES: Youth Ministry (50%) • Develop and implement an entrance, leadership and exit strategy for youth ages 14-18 (services, programs, outreaches, retreats, conferences, missions trips) • Identify and develop adult leaders and provide adequate training • Be actively involved with youth outside of the church (schools, community, sports) • Develop and oversee youth ministry budget Kid’s Ministry (30%) • Develop and implement an entrance, leadership and exit strategy for kid’s ages 4-9 (Sunday Kid’s Church, mid-week programs, outreaches) • Empower and equip adult leaders to facilitate the weekly Kid’s Church (select curriculum, scheduling, prepping) • Develop and oversee kid’s ministry budget Flex (Various Pastoral Tasks) (15%) • Participate in staff meetings, special leadership training, vision casting and events • Participate in PAOC district events that are applicable (section meetings, district forums/training, conferences) • Participate in church outreaches • Participate in Sunday services and the life of the church as well as other duties as requested by the Lead Pastor • Develop and train volunteers and leaders for kid’s ministry and youth which includes but is not limited to teaching our “Abuse Prevention Policy” Preaching (5%) • Preach on Sunday mornings bi-monthly and be a regular part of helping plan various sermon series

Required Skills

• A lover of God and passionate follower of Jesus who is growing in their spiritual life • Highly motivated self-starter with a servant’s heart • Proven organizational and leadership abilities • A reasonable ability to use/develop media and tech resources • Team player who respects leadership • A learner who continually grows and develops • Willingness to receive and apply input and feedback • Ministry and leadership experience • Post-secondary education • Credentials with the P.A.O.C. or commitment to obtain credentials within a set period of time

Education Required

This position is full-time and will report to the Lead Pastor. Please send an email to our Lead Pastor, Todd Gibbons ( with the subject line “Assistant Pastor Position” and the following attachments: • Your resume • Your philosophy of ministry – no longer than one page • A link to your Facebook profile, and Instagram handle


Todd Gibbons
Immanuel Pentecostal Church

Kitchener Ontario
N2M 3N1

Ministry Type

Children, Youth, Associate Pastor