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Associate Pastor of Adult & Discipleship Ministries
Westhill Park Baptist Church
POSITION: Associate Pastor of Adult Ministries & Discipleship
STATUS: Full-Time (40+ hours)
REPORTS TO: Senior Pastor
ASSOCIATES: Pastoral staff
SUPERVISION: Some support staff
DEMOGRAPHIC GROUP: Adults & Young Families (28-55)
The Associate Pastor of Adult Ministries & Discipleship will be responsible for the spiritual
formation of the adults at Westhill P.B.C. The primary strategic objective is to define the
standards by which personal discipleship will be measured and to align ministries around a
relational focus to achieve those standards among our people. Ultimately this person will build
the infrastructure for spiritual growth and relational connection for the adults who attend
Westhill Park Baptist Church.
Administratively, the Associate Pastor will identify and develop a core team of leaders to aid in
the process of developing, organizing, training, empowering, and supporting Discipleship Teams
at Westhill Park Baptist Church as the congregation fulfills its core purpose to Pursue God, Build
Community and Unleash Compassion.
As a staff team member, the Associate Pastor shall share in the administrative functions,
congregation leadership, planning Sunday worship, preaching, vision casting, ministry
evaluation, pastoral care, lead a home small group, and other delegated ministry functions. They
will also oversee and supervise our preschool.
The Associate Pastor will be a champion of disciple-making for Jesus Christ. The primary focus
of this role is people. This person will intentionally encourage personal belief and ownership of
one’s love for God, faith in Jesus Christ, and fruit born of the Spirit. The goal of this position is
to provide leadership and to equip persons to be disciple-makers and to live out sacrificial love
for others, flowing from their supreme love for Jesus Christ. The Associate Pastor of Adult
Ministries & Discipleship shall be a godly individual who demonstrates a vibrant faith in Jesus
Christ and meets the Biblical qualifications for the office of Pastor.
Position Alignment with Westhill P.B.C Core Purpose: To transform lives, families, and
communities by pursuing God, building community and unleashing compassion.
The Associate Pastor of Adult Ministries & Discipleship’s primary tasks shall be to:
Work with the Leadership Teams to develop vision, goals, and benchmarks for the Discipleship
Ministry related to Adult Ministries. Communicate with staff, lay volunteers and participants to
evaluate progress toward these stated goals.
The development of an adult discipleship process where adults are equipped to take the next
step along the discipleship pathway, including using their God-given gifts in service to each
other, to the church, to the community, and overseas.
Equip our congregants to discover their spiritual gifts, calling, interests, and availability for
ministry, including our lay leaders, then compile a Spiritual Gift Inventory, personal assessment
tools, connect them to ministry opportunities.
Support, mentor, supervise and coach the Discipleship Team (not limited to but including
Gather & Grow teachers, Small group leaders and Adult ministry leaders).
Create the framework for the congregation to grow in their love for God and others through
the seven spiritual practices of: prayer and meditation, reflection on Scripture, financial
generosity, participating in a small group community, gifts-based service and ministry,
invitational evangelism, and corporate worship.
Oversee Small Group ministry. Cast vision for existing small groups, train and equip leaders
with relevant tools, provide curriculum and other resources, and lead development for new and
multiplication of small groups, while providing opportunity for all persons to grow spiritually
and to develop gifts of leadership.
Evaluate and improve resource needs for our "Gather & Grow" classes and other
weekly/monthly ministry initiatives for Adult Discipleship/Education.
Lead our New Comer’s ministry program and develop guest follow-up and guest-assimilation
ministry programs which welcome, and introduce persons to Westhill P.B.C, and then invites
and leads guests toward active fellowship.
Oversee and supervise the staff of Happy Hearts Preschool. Explore ways with the staff to
connect with parents and optimize the potential enrolment and the outreach goals of the
preschool to our neighbourhood and church community.
Plan and supervise our church’s community building social events (not limited to but
including spring/fall BBQ, Christmas banquet, Centennial celebration, etc.)
M. Divinity, M. Arts or equivalent in disciplines related to Christian Education.
Training and/or experience implementing a discipleship and equipping model in another
ministry context with clear goals, process, and quantifiable results.
Previous ministry experience, and/or strength in and ability to build and lead teams and sub-
teams on a large Christian organizational level.
Well balanced leadership and delegation skills that employ the gifts of others.
An understanding of systems theory and its implications for large organizations
Computer technical skills relevant to the job.
Social media presence and capacity to connect and do ministry virtually.
Subscribe to a Pastoral Leadership Team Ministry model.
A Christ-centered, biblically rooted, warm-hearted and contagious faith in Christ which
expresses itself in a loving, joyful, healthy relationship with others and personal freedom in
sharing his/her personal experience/journey with Christ.
Exhibit the gift of teaching and preaching with noted strengths in discipleship development
A team player who works well with other church staff members and who has proven
effectiveness in working with volunteers.
Evidence of Christian character with lived-out spiritual disciplines and participation in the life
of the church.
A personable person who prioritizes people and relationships over tasks.
A clear passion to see, draw and invite uncommitted persons into a living relationship with
An excitement and commitment to the mission, vision and core purpose of Westhill Park
Baptist Church. An expectation to become a member of the church.
A visionary person with the freedom to explore the most effective means by which the
church’s mission and vision can be fulfilled.
Work/life/family balance that extends to support systems outside the church.
Light-heartedness, authenticity, flexibility, with a sense of humour, and ability not to take
him/herself too seriously.
High energy, flexibility and creativity for the demands of a growing ministry.
Personal commitment to Baptist polity, core values and culture of Westhill Park Baptist
Church, and willing to abide by all Board approved church policies.
Job Related Expectations:
Salaried: Full-time role. A 40+ hour week is the salary baseline.
A church provided office will be the primary place for day-to-day activity.
Volunteer in various aspects of congregational life beyond the salaried role.
Serve on the Pastoral Ministry Team and participate at weekly staff meetings.
Serve as the Pastoral Team liaison on one of the church’s working committees
Attend Denomination meetings and represent Westhill Park Baptist Church at other ministry
related events when assigned by the Senior Pastor.
Credentialed with a License and Ordination through Canadian Baptists of Western Canada.
Reports directly to the Senior Pastor of Westhill Park Baptist Church.
Pursue personal growth and practice spiritual disciplines.
Participate in Continuing education or ongoing training pertinent to the role.
Preach occasionally on a rotation schedule as assigned by the Senior Pastor.
Assist and work in a collaborative manner with the other pastors and support staff of Westhill
Park Baptist Church.
Design and oversee the budget for all activities within the Adult ministries and Discipleship
portfolio of the church.
Provide pastoral care and counsel as needed and within the training limits and qualifications
of the pastor and pastoral role.
Salary & Benefits:
Competitive wage that is commensurate with experience and education as per the C.B.W.C.’s
salary grid recommendations. A Comprehensive Benefits Package.
Process and timeline:
This position will be posted through May 31, 2022, or longer as may be needed.
Applications shall be submitted electronically to Senior Pastor Tim Coleman at
firstname.lastname@example.org and must include a current resume, and cover letter.
Candidates entering the interview process will need to provide a substantive doctrinal
statement and recordings of past teaching/preaching sermons.
Candidates who are shortlisted will have to read, affirm and sign the ministerial protocols
manual and agree to the denomination’s (C.B.W.C) culture statement.
Candidate hire will be dependent upon the recommendation of the pastoral search
committee with input from the Board of Westhill Park Baptist Church.
Anticipated start date: June 15th, 2022, or a date mutually agreed upon.
Westhill Park Baptist Church in Regina, Saskatchewan is looking for an Associate Pastor of Adult & Discipleship Ministries. Click on the attached file to view the job description and application information.
Apply By Date: 31/05/2022