Employment Opportunity


Job​ ​Description:

The Lead Ministry Pastor will provide spiritual leadership that champions the vision of Summerland Baptist Church (SBC). This individual will be accountable to the Leadership Board and will work cooperatively with the Lead Administrative Pastor to ensure that we are FOLLOWING JESUS TOGETHER in a way that REACHES, RESTORES and DEEPENS.

Primary​ ​Responsibilities:

● Champion of the vision and ministries of the church
  ○ Engage and empower staff to execute their roles and responsibilities
  ○ Engage the congregation as a ministering body in line with our vision
  ○ Oversee ministries that align with our vision with the support of the Missions Board
● Champion of the spiritual health of the church
  ○ Preach 30-40 Sundays a year. Responsible for the pulpit supply
  ○ Provide pastoral care and make referrals for counselling
  ○ Monitor and uphold church health with the support of the Deacons Board
● Fulfill Canadian Baptists of Western Canada responsibilities
● Organize sacerdotal duties - weddings, funerals, ordinances, etc

Desired​ ​Attributes:

● Effective Communication
  ○ Communicates God’s Word and reveals the person of Jesus Christ with clear relevant preaching and teaching
  ○ Able to have personal and God honouring conversations
● Visionary Leadership
  ○ Clearly communicates vision to encourage partnership and growth
  ○ Lays the foundation for new ministries clearly inline with the church's vision and the community’s needs
● Discipleship and mentoring
  ○ Effectively disciples followers of Christ one on one
  ○ Trains and develops leaders
● Spiritual Maturity
  ○ Models and teaches godliness and Christian commitment
● Humility
  ○ Teachable spirit
  ○ Servant heart


● Minimum 10 years of relevant pastoral leadership
● Preferred 4 years of post secondary education from recognized theological college
● Computer and social media literate

Hours​ ​per​ ​Week:​ ​This is a full time position.

Compensation​ ​will be commensurate with training and experience

Application​ ​submissions:​ ​ ​We invite candidates to apply with their resume and a Ministry Information Profile downloaded from the CBWC webpage http://cbwc.ca/careers/ to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Application​ ​Deadline:​ ​November 6, 2017

"Following Jesus Together: Reaching, Deepening, Restoring."

Sunday Services: 9:00 & 11:00 am