Pastoral Co-Lead – North Park Community Church
This executive search is conducted by Nelson/Kraft & Associates on behalf of North Park Community Church
Must possess a sincere and enduring faith that aligns with NPCC’s Statement of Faith.
Must have a lifestyle consistent with biblical Christianity.
Master’s degree in theology, biblical/religious studies, or divinity – or equivalent professional/career development.
3-5 years in a formal ministerial leadership role, leading team members, within a theologically compatible church. 5+ years’ experience leading a theologically compatible church is preferred.
A clear criminal record check and vulnerable sector check.
As Pastoral Co-Lead, you will work collaboratively and harmoniously with the Executive Co-Lead in the leadership of NPCC. You will report to the Elder Board and lead NPCC’s ministries and operations with the Executive Co-Lead according to the Mission, Vision, and Values of the church. You will be primarily responsible for the spiritual development, care, and oversight of the church including preaching and teaching, pastoral care, worship, family ministries, discipleship, and outreach missions.
Reporting to the Pastoral Co-Lead are five pastoral leadership positions including:
The Executive Co-Lead’s primary responsibilities include oversight of administration, finance, and operations. Also reporting to the Executive Co-Lead is the Office Manager and the Facilities Manager.
London North Park Community Church (NPCC) is a large, diverse, multigenerational faith community seeking a grace-filled, authentic, biblical communicator to serve as Pastoral Co-Lead.
As a leader of leaders, you possess and demonstrate a mature, humble, and centered relationship with Jesus. You have a love for people and a committed plan for personal spiritual growth in alignment with NPCC’s Statement of Faith. Overall, you are passionate about living out your Christian faith and beliefs while utilizing your God-given gifts and abilities to serve God, staff, and the congregation at NPCC.
If you are a strong preacher and teacher of the Word with an authentic faith that aligns with the values of NPCC, we would love to connect with you!
North Park Community Church began in 1963 when twelve families came together to plant a church in London, ON. That first year they went door to door, inviting the community in. The desire to reach out and impact the local community has been foundational to NPCC and continues today.
NPCC has two active and engaged London area campuses. Fanshawe, the main campus, has a weekly attendance of approximately 600 attending the two weekly services, in addition to the over 180 people involved in children and youth engagement. The main campus also facilitates a weekly Chinese service (a church within a church). The Stratford site was recently launched without incurring any debt and has a growing attendance of 120. A third site is currently being leased to a former North Park church plant that ministers with a focus on newcomer families. There is also a significant online presence, and we have strategically grown our online audience to over 500 views weekly. We continue to intentionally develop this platform to reach out to our local community and beyond.
NPCC has a long history of supporting local and global missionaries. Some examples of how we partner are through strengthening families in need in the community through food redistribution and compassionate ministries, building into the next generation through campus ministry, inspiring biblical literacy through Bible translation in Papua New Guinea, partnering with Bible colleges in Ethiopia through training in English language teaching, supporting church planters in Prague, encouraging new global missionary mentoring through cross-cultural training, and walking alongside newcomers to Canada as they resettle.
Location: London, ON
Application Deadline: January 31, 2023
Start Date: Spring 2023
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Nelson/Kraft & Associates Inc. is an executive consulting firm that specializes in working with not-for-profits and for-profit businesses across Canada, assisting them in the placement of senior executives and directors.
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