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Thornbury CoC | Expression of Interest for Community Engagement Pastor

Tuesday, 16 November 2021


This is a 0.4 FTE 12 month contract position and will be remunerated according to CCVT recommendations.  Applicant may be ordained Minister, lay Pastor, or working toward accreditation. 

We are looking for a passionate, hard-working, relational leader who thrives in community development and intentional missional outreach. This person will be responsible for building and maintaining fruitful relationships with partners who share and invest in our vision, with specific focus around our food relief program.  This person will have a natural gift for networking and communicating the vision of the church to the community. Reporting to our Senior Pastor, the Community Engagement Pastor will be expected to assist and build on our efforts toward reaching and raising disciples in order to create a community on mission in the city.

  • Passionate follower of Jesus
  • Strong desire to share and prioritize the gospel
  • Servant leader
  • Has a heart for engaging and cultivating community
  • Builds dynamic volunteer teams
  • Innovative
  • Takes risks
  • Tackles a challenge
  • Creative
  • Catalyst
  • Problem solver
  • Natural ability to connect with people

If any of these characteristics describe you, then we’d love to have a conversation with you. 

Thornbury Church of Christ is a small church in the inner city suburb of Melbourne, we have a long history (established 1921) and a rich inheritance.  We currently run a very active food relief program, working with other local charities to meet the needs of our local community. We house a small social enterprise cafĂ© onsite and have an expanding volunteer base both from within and outside of the church.  

For a more detailed role description or to arrange an informal conversation about the role please contact Sue Maric at

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