Job Opportunities

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Children's Ministry Pastor - Full Time
Ebenezer Baptist Church (Saskatoon, SK)

Ebenezer Baptist Church is searching for a dynamic, relational, visionary and godly leader to join our staff team as Children’s Ministry Pastor to give leadership and oversight to our entire children’s ministry area (nursery to grade 5). Although this is a full time position, we would be open to a shared position.

As Children’s Ministries Pastor, you will be responsible to recruit, develop and lead a team of volunteers.  As well, you will be asked to develop and monitor an administrative structure that will effectively support the entire children’s ministry area.

We are looking for a passionate leader with an authentic and growing walk with God who loves and understands children, feels called to minister to them and their families, and has the proven ability to work with others in team.  If this is you, please forward a letter of interest, current resume (including formal ministry training and experience) and three references to Pastor Leyton Erickson (  

This position opens February 2019 with a start date that will be mutually negotiated. Applications will remain open until March 1, 2019 or until we find the right candidate. A complete job description can be provided at your request.

Ebenezer Baptist Church is located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. We are an established, yet vibrant and growing church with a rich history of ministry. Our average weekly attendance is about 750-800 in two services. As well, we work alongside four additional partner congregations.

Our church is committed to making disciples of all nations and all ages!  Many young families, college students, Jr. & Sr. High students and children call Ebenezer home and our median age is about 35. We also highly value our community and seek to serve them.

Full job description below.

Connections Pastor
Lakeside Baptist Church (Kenora, ON)

Lakeside Baptist Church is a caring family dedicated to serving Jesus Christ by addressing the spiritual, relational, emotional and physical needs of people in Kenora and beyond.

To help our membership continue to grow in grace and wisdom, we are looking to add to our team, a new position of Connections Pastor. The Connections Pastor will report directly to the Senior Pastor.

The goal of the Connections Pastor is to assist the Senior Pastor in equipping, mentoring, and supporting our volunteer leadership with the necessary skills and motivation to mentor other disciples of Christ. They are responsible for leadership, team building, and the development and implementation of volunteer ministry in the church. The Connection Pastor’s overall vision is to ensure all attending Lakeside Baptist Church (LBC) are able to find an appropriate place to serve in ministry. They are to encourage, motivate and challenge all attendees to walk ever deeper with Christ in their personal commitment of faith.

The six main areas of focus for a Connections Pastor at LBC: Education, Small Groups Ministry, Volunteer Coordination, First Impressions Planning, Membership Enhancement, and Visitation, which are described in detail in the Connection Pastor’s Role Description, and available to interested candidates.

Qualifications are as follows:
Must be Biblically sound, adhering to the doctrine, values and beliefs of the Baptist General Conference of Canada, as well as Lakeside Baptist Church’s own Statement of Faith and Values. The right candidate will be prayerfully devoted to their Lord and Saviour, highly relational, fluid in current ministry practices, and a continuous learner, with a desire to go ever deeper in their own Spiritual walk and commitment to Christ. This candidate will be keenly interested in investing in others to see them walk and commit as deeply to Christ as they seek to be and do. The candidate will ideally have 4 – 5 years related ministry experience and post-secondary education in theology or related ministry. The candidate will have clearly demonstrated leadership, communication, and conflict management skills. This person must prove to be willing to learn and work under and with others in a team environment while being fully capable of working independently and at the head of ministry teams.

The Connections Pastor position requires great flexibility in hours available for work, including evenings and weekends with a schedule that may vary at different times of the year. The position is a full-time, salaried position and the salary is based upon a projected 40 hours per week. Compensation includes base salary, benefits and mileage reimbursement for ministry-related travel as set out by church policy.

Applicant must be legally able to work in Canada.
Please submit resume and cover letter to:

While we thank all interested candidates, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Lead Pastor
Calvary Baptist Church (Killarney, MB)

Position Description:

Calvary Baptist Church in Killarney, Manitoba is currently seeking a pastor to lead us as a congregation in spiritual growth, ministry and outreach. This vacancy is the result of our former pastor following God’s leading from his effective and productive ministry with us to become involved in a church-planting ministry in northern Ontario.

We are a healthy, multi-generational, debt and mortgage-free church, with a membership of 60, and an average Sunday attendance of 100. We are committed to building and equipping disciples through small group and corporate worship, with a high percentage of members and adherents, about 70% involved in ministry. Many of these were involved in “Bethlehem Live”, our latest outreach ministry. Calvary Baptist Church is a Christ-centred church, with a vision to impact the community of Killarney, our province, our nation, and the world. More information about our church and its ministries is available at Information about our community is available at


The ideal match for our church is someone who:
• has sound biblical doctrine.
• is a spirit-filled, mature believer with a heart for people of all ages and various backgrounds
• is a motivational and inspirational preacher and teacher
• is supportive of various ministries (children to seniors)
• has an outgoing personality with a heart for outreach
• is self-motivated and takes initiative
• can build community
• is a team player with proven leadership ability

Application Process:

Applications can be sent to our Pastoral Search Committee c/o Bryan McAuley at, or by mail to Pastoral Search Committee, Box 1517, Killarney MB, R0K 1G0. With your application, please include a cover letter indicating why you are interested in this position and how your experience has prepared you for ministry, a resume outlining your qualifications and experience, a sample sermon or a link to one of your sermons, a letter outlining your philosophy of ministry, and names and contact information of at least three references.

This position will remain open until filled, but after January 31, 2019 the Pastoral Search Committee will actively consider which applicant is the best match for our church. Depending on the applications we receive, later applicants may also be considered.

Salary for this position is in line with the Baptist General Conference of Canada guidelines and based on qualifications and experience of the applicant. As part of the salary and benefit package, a manse is also available, although the incoming pastor also has the option of arranging his own housing.

Complete Job Description below as the above only contain key sections of the entire job description.

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Children's Ministry Pastor - Full Time
Lansdowne Chinese Baptist Church (Edmonton, AB)

Lansdowne Chinese Baptist Church is a dual-congregational (Mandarin and English), multi-generational evangelical church in Edmonton. We are looking for a person who has God’s calling for full-time pastoral ministry and the heart and passion to serve the Lord through children’s ministry. This pastor would have a vision in developing our vibrant children ministry to the next level. The pastor will be strong in preaching/teaching, in leadership, and be capable of building up a ministry team of teachers and helpers. The pastor is also a good communicator and able to develop strong relationships with both the English and Mandarin congregations. This position will also be starting up a brand new weekly children’s outreach program such as Awana in the near future.


  • Evangelical church background
  • Calling from God to full-time ministry
  • Passion to serve the Lord through children’s ministry
  • Graduate from Christian University/College or Seminary with Bachelor degree or higher
  • Experience in both leadership and pastoral care in children’s ministry
  • Ministry is in English, Mandarin language skills are an asset


General Job Description

  • Works under the lead pastor and is responsible to the board of deacons
  • Coordinates with the Children’s Ministry deacon for mobilization and administration related to children’s ministry
  • Provides spiritual direction and leadership for the Children’s Ministry
  • Provides pastoral care for the Children’s Ministry team and overseeing spiritual needs of the children
  • Responsible for preaching, teaching, and training of Children’s Ministry workers
  • Reaches out to children’s parents and families


Please email your resume along with a cover letter to Frances Chew at

Application Deadline: April 30, 2019

Pastor of Mandarin Ministries
Ellerslie Road Baptist Church (Edmonton, AB)

Full-time pastoral opportunity

Ellerslie Road Baptist Church, a multicultural, transgenerational church of 1,400 attendees in northern
Alberta is searching for a full-time Pastor of Starlight Mandarin Ministries.

Ellerslie is a church with a rich heritage and a bright future. The church leadership is aligned in its vision
to make disciples who love God, love people, and serve the world, “Bringing Jesus into Life” in southwest
Edmonton and beyond. Since its founding 70 years ago, the church has grown from a small fellowship
of believers to a “big steeple” church that is active in church planting and international and local
cross-cultural mission, and is a leader in its denomination, the Baptist General Conference of Canada.
The church conducts worship services in English and Mandarin and houses a culturally Filipino service
by a sister congregation.

Blessed with stable finances, Ellerslie now is planning for the next chapter in its history.

The Pastor of Starlight Mandarin Ministries (PMM) will provide visionary leadership to the Starlight
Congregation—the Mandarin-language congregation at Ellerslie. The PMM will recruit, equip, and resource
a team of paid staff and volunteers to engage Mandarin speakers in a wide range of settings. The
PMM will serve as the primary communicator for the Starlight Mandarin Worship Services and will serve
on the Starlight Leadership Team. As a member of the Ellerslie pastoral team, the PMM will identify with
the overall church mission and vision. Working in a collegial environment with the church’s professional
staff, the PMM will develop strategic programming that will equip and empower the Mandarin congregation
for effective, efficient and life-changing ministries by the Spirit of God.

We are searching for a candidate with a Master of Divinity degree who has demonstrated several years
of development and oversight in full-time Christian ministry. North American ministry experience is an
asset. This person must be inviting to Mandarin speakers and their families and be able to engage them
in a wide range of settings. Fluency in Mandarin and English is required, as well as an appreciation of
Mainland Chinese culture. Experience in recruiting and resourcing volunteers is necessary. The successful
candidate will have a growing relationship with Jesus and experience in spiritual leadership. The ability
to obtain credentials with the Baptist General Conference of Canada is also required.

Edmonton is the capital of Alberta, Canada. The city is a growing, progressive community with a stable,
healthy economy, good schools, excellent healthcare facilities, several post-secondary institutions, and
varied recreational opportunities. Edmonton is surprisingly multicultural and has a vibrant arts scene.
Edmonton International Airport is a major regional transportation hub and is serviced by several North
American and international airlines. Housing is affordable, especially as compared with other growing
Canadian cities.

For more information on this opportunity and its requirements, please forward your résumé and cover
letter to The church will accept applications until a suitable candidate is found.

Senior Pastor
Friendship Baptist Church (Coquitlam, BC)

Friendship Baptist Church of Coquitlam is prayerfully seeking the Lord’s choice for a gifted Senior Pastor. We are a Christ-centered, bible-based, evangelical congregation of about 80 which actively encourages member involvement in ministry. Our mandate is to make disciples of Christ. We envision ourselves as a regional church caring for people of all ages, drawing them to Christ, and building Christians to maturity.

We seek a teacher of God’s word, who is committed to and empowered by personal prayer and worship, and who thereby exhibits a vibrant, growing relationship with Jesus Christ. The Senior Pastor should love people, and through his ministry effectively lead and equip believers for ministry. He should also possess strong interpersonal and communication skills when working with staff, leadership and lay ministry teams as we cooperatively fulfill God’s vision and direction for the church. While we prefer candidates have previous experience and education related to this role, we place much greater weight on God’s gifting and call upon their lives.

We seek an experienced Senior Pastor who demonstrates:
• Godly character with a love for people of all ages and backgrounds
• A heart for evangelism while remaining true to God’s word
• Gifting in equipping and shepherding God’s people
• Strong leadership skills
• A reliance on God through both personal and corporate prayer, in all aspects of ministry

Coquitlam is located in the Greater Vancouver area in British Columbia, Canada, with a population in excess of 230,000 in the Tri-City area (Coquitlam, Port Moody, Port Coquitlam).

Salary: Negotiable
Job category: Senior Pastor
Job status: Full-time
Education desired: Masters Degree or less, depending on experience
Experience desired (years): 5
Denomination: Baptist — Other
Church Size: 80
Worship Style: Contemporary

Closing date March 31, 2019

Send resume attention David Payan, Search Committee to

Associate Pastor
Hammond Bay Baptist Church (Nanaimo, BC)

Job Summary:

The Associate Pastor is a full-time job that provides spiritual oversight and leadership direction to developing healthy ministries at Hammond Bay Church. A large portion of the Associate Pastor’s focus will be developing Family Ministries in the youth and children’s areas.

The Associate Pastor is responsible to the Deacon’s Board, and reports to the Lead Pastor for day to day ministry.

Who We Are:

  • Hammond Bay Baptist Church is affiliated with the Baptist General Conference
  • We are located in North Nanaimo, on Vancouver Island, a community of 90,000 people
  •  We employ two pastors, an administrative assistant and custodians
  • We have approximately 100 to 125 attendees each Sunday and are a growing church with a number of newcomers
  • We have a healthy Sunday School, junior youth group, senior youth group, men’s groups, women’s groups, and bible studies throughout the year.
  • We have outreach activities and church functions, meals, and events


  • Guide and lead youth programs, this includes recruiting, training, and coordinating leaders in junior & senior youth.
  • Support the Sunday school coordinator in curriculum selection, recruiting and training.
  • Guide the curriculum with input from the Lead Pastor.
  • Communicate and minister to the families of children and youth for a more holistic approach.
  • Help assist and develop ministries within the Church such as care groups and young adults.
  • Assist the Lead Pastor in pastoral care to the body through prayer, phone calls, and visitation.
  • Required to preach once every eight weeks, not including vacation time.
  • Meet weekly with the Lead Pastor for mentoring, prayer, planning and discussion of Church issues.
  • Aid in the hiring of summer students for Sunday school and summer programs.
  • Provide oversight and guidance to the summer students, their responsibilities, and concerns that may arise.
  • Attend and give input to Board and leadership meetings as necessary.
  • Ensure that the overall vision of the church is carried out within the Sunday school, youth groups, and young adult programs.
  • Assist the Lead Pastor in delegating and overseeing the planning of outreach activities in the surrounding neighbourhoods.
  • Assist with the assimilation of new attendees into the Church and work toward creating an inviting environment within the congregation.
  • May be responsible for overseeing the Lord's Supper and baptisms and must be available for weddings and funerals as needed.
  • Be caring, approachable, and available for counselling or be able to delegate to administrative staff, gifted individuals, or professional counsellors as needed.

How To Apply:

  • The Associate Pastor we seek shall be in agreement with the Hammond Bay Baptist Church Constitution, By-Laws, Policies, and Articles of Faith. See our web site at
  • The Associate Pastor we seek shall have the training deemed necessary for the position. Theological education required.
  • To apply, please forward your résumé, cover letter and references to
  • Please include:
    • A current resume - addressing core qualifications and work experience
    • A cover letter outlining how you will fit with our organization
    • Three references including name, address and phone number

Full Job Description Below:

Pastor of Youth & Worship
Calvary Baptist Church (Drayton Valley, AB)

Church Description:

We are a church located in Drayton Valley Alberta, a rural community one hour West of Leduc.

Oil and gas is the primary driver of Drayton Valley's economy (Like many Alberta towns). Agriculture and forestry also play roles in the local economy. A saw mill is located in the town. The population is approximately 7,000 with about 30,000 in the surrounding area. Drayton Valley is home to six public schools that are part of the Wild Rose School Division, and two schools that are part of the Catholic School Division.

We (Calvary Baptist Church) are affiliated with the Baptist General Conference of Canada and we hold to their statement of beliefs. We have been a part of the community for more than 50 years. Our congregation meets regularly on Sundays at 10:30 am for Worship with around 100 in attendance on average. We are a mixture of all ages with notably more young families and seniors. It is our desire to hire someone called to pastor here in this community in the areas of youth and worship (music).

Job Summary:

The purpose of a job description is three-fold:

  1. It gives the church and the Pastor of Youth & Worship an understanding of work expectations.
  2. The job description protects the Pastor of Youth & Worship from being assigned tasks beyond their immediate responsibilities.
  3. The job description also gives the church a specific way to evaluate the work performed by the Pastor of Youth & Worship.  

No job description can cover every situation or circumstance and therefore it is a general guideline and must be interpreted with some flexibility (flexibility for the pastor and flexibility for the church). Feedback from the church board, pastor and lay ministry volunteers will provide the pastor for Youth & Worship with general guidelines for implementing their ministry. 

**Resumes and questions for the Search Committee can be sent to you can phone the church office for direction (780-542-4774). Not all electronic submissions will be responded to personally. **

District Minister


We are looking for God’s person to lead the BGCS into the future.

The BGCS is a district of the Baptist General Conference of Canada, comprising of an association of like-minded churches across Saskatchewan.  We are currently in need of a District Minister to champion and nurture health and growth among our churches.  With 13 churches of varying sizes and health in Saskatchewan, the key roles of the District Minister will be to: a) assist churches in becoming healthy, sustainable and disciple producing: and b) facilitate a common purpose and mutual support among the churches in the district.

The position will be a minimum half time position with the possibility of additional affiliative work.

For more information please visit our website: