Job Opportunity

Lakeshore Evangelical Missionary Church – North Bay, Ontario

Senior Pastor Job Profile

Lakeshore Evangelical Missionary Church, in beautiful North Bay, Ontario, is seeking a full-time Senior Pastor. Our church of 150 plus attendees is well represented in all ages and across a diversified socio-economic spectrum.  It has a great growth potential with a heart to be a part of what God is doing both in our city and around the world.

The successful candidate will be called by the Holy Spirit to guide the church in its mission of knowing, growing and going. Expectations/qualifications are as follows:


Preaching/Teaching

  • Serve as the primary pulpit preacher/teacher, prayerfully teaching God’s Word through sound doctrine with relevance, authenticity and a focus on applying the truth of scripture to our daily walk.
  • Hold to doctrinal views described in the beliefs of the Evangelical Missionary Church of Canada (emcc.ca)

Leadership

  • A proven track record of building up a local church through equipping and releasing people into ministry
  • A leader and team member who knows how to surround himself with strong leaders whose gifts enhance his own
  • Provide mentorship to staff and ministry leaders including yearly staff performance reviews
  • Plan, along with the church leadership, the ministries and activities of the church. Guide, foster and communicate the vision set forth by senior leadership to the staff and church body
  • Provide general oversight to all ministries and departments of the church

Pastoral Care and Spiritual Development

  • Able to build, challenge and develop people to be disciples of Jesus and inspire them to go on to disciple others
  • Ability to foster and develop the supports necessary for strong family units
  • Provide short term biblical counseling for marriage, interpersonal relationship issues and spiritual concerns
  • Skilled at performing weddings and funerals

Missions

  • Called to and passionate about leading the church in outreach and sharing the gospel within the church community and abroad
  • Enthusiastic about promoting and supporting missions opportunities

Personal

  • A growing relationship with Jesus Christ
  • Committed to personal growth, servant leadership, healthy relationships and being led by the Holy Spirit
  • Strong problem solving, conflict resolution and listening skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Effective time management skills

Education

  • Prefer a minimum of a Bachelor of Theology or equivalent from an accredited Bible College, and be willing to seek ordination with the Evangelical Missionary Church of Canada.  Equivalent ministry experience may be considered with willingness to pursue further education.

If you feel God is calling you to work in close relationship with our growing church family to further His Kingdom, please apply now for consideration by our Pastoral Search Committee and Ministry Council for this immediate opportunity.

Candidate Instructions

Please provide all of the following items in a single e-mail using either a Word document or PDF format. 

Send to lakeshorechurchpsc@gmail.com  All applications must be electronically submitted. No phone calls please. Only applications with all of the following items included will be reviewed and considered.

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Personal testimony of faith
  • Link(s) to online audio and/or video samples of candidate’s preaching/teaching (highly encouraged if available, but not required)