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Encounter (Sunbury) | Lead Pastor Position Available

Tuesday, 26 April 2022


Encounter Church Sunbury
Affiliated with the Churches of Christ in Victoria and Tasmania

We are currently seeking a permanent part-time (3-4 days/week) Lead Pastor with an intended move to full-time as the congregation grows into the future.  Encounter is a caring church community ready for fresh growth in spiritual development and community outreach.                                                                                                                               

The position is located in Sunbury and the successful applicant will report to the Encounter Eldership team.  

Remuneration will be according to CCVT recommendations.                                                 

Key Selection Criteria

  • Accredited, or eligible to be, by Churches of Christ in Victoria & Tasmania.
  • A Bachelor of Ministry, or of Theology.
  • Spiritually mature Christian.
  • Previously demonstrated ministry leadership and experience. 
  • Competent preacher/teacher and effective communicator.
  • Committed to equipping people for ministry.
  • Able to demonstrate a pastoral heart through previous experiences and current commitments to pastoral care.
  • Ability to coordinate ministries and provide support and guidance for all staff and volunteers in those ministries.
  • Sense of call, prayerful, devoted to the Bible, reliant on the Holy Spirit.
  • Demonstrated accountability, integrity, and honesty.
  • Holding a current Police Check and current Working With Children Check. 
  • Applicants must have the right to work in Australia.

For further information:

Click here to view our Church ProfileLead Pastor Profile, and Responsibilities.

To apply for this position please forward a cover letter outlining your interest and suitability, specifically addressing the Key Selection Criteria.  Please include your ministry resumé addressing relevant training and experience, and the contact details of three referees. 

Send to CCVT Communities Team Leader Michael Vanderree:

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