Minister of Worship and Pastoral Care – Hamilton

 

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Minister of Worship and Pastoral Care

January, 2021

MacNeill Baptist Church in Hamilton Ontario is seeking a half-time Minister of Worship and Pastoral Care to work cooperatively as a member of our shared ministry teams.

The ideal candidate will be a theologically educated Christian with appropriate training and demonstrated skills in pastoral care. This energetic team player, accountable to the congregation through the Board of Deacons, will provide a caring watch over the congregation, and create worship services using inclusive language designed to engage and attract all ages. It is expected that the responsibilities of the Minister of Worship and Pastoral Care can be managed within a 20 hour work week. This position offers a salary of $30 – 40,000 per year. A thorough job description is provided on the following page.

MacNeill Baptist Church is a small, self-governing, affirming and welcoming congregation, with a strong core of dedicated members and a heart for social justice. Located in a student-populated neighbourhood, we provide a safe place and a family-like atmosphere that connects us to God and others. Through open membership and open communion, we strive to make our ministry effective in all of its dimensions: Christian education, pastoral care, outreach and worship.

We enjoy a team approach to pastoral care and to worship, supported by an active involvement of church members and adherents. We espouse a progressive theological approach, following the liturgical calendar year and Revised Common Lectionary. Worship services include vibrant choral and instrumental music involving children and adults and the creative use of drama, poetry and visual art.

Please direct your resumé and letter of application to Al Palin, Chair of Search Committee for Minister of Worship and Pastoral Care by e-mail to contact@macneillbaptist.ca or by land mail to MacNeill Baptist Church, 1145 King Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 1L9. Applications must be received before Friday, March 26, 2021. For further information visit our web-site at www.macneillbaptist.ca. It reflects who we are, and is informative and inviting.

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