Young Adult Pastor- McKernan Baptist Church

Young Adult Pastor- McKernan Baptist Church

McKernan Baptist Church
Young Adults Pastor
Ministry Role Description (1.0)

Church Mission Statement
We exist to become a community of fully devoted and developed followers of Jesus Christ that reaches our world with his transforming love and truth.

Principal Functions
This pastor serves as a member of the McKernan Baptist Church (MBC) pastoral team, which gives direction to the overall ministry of the church. In addition, this dynamic pastor will serve as the primary overseer of the Young Adult (YA) ministry.

Requirements and Qualifications

Specific List of Responsibilities
1. Provide intentional spiritual and organizational leadership of YA ministry (ages 18-35). This includes: developing and implementing vision and strategies; recruiting, developing and supervising interns and teams; developing and implementing programs and pathways to communicate and promote YA ministries; and develop YA ministry functions that express our organizational core values.2. Cultivating, shepherding, and participating in a culture of meaningful relationships within the YA ministry.3. Intentionally work with the Youth Ministry Pastor to help transition youth ministry graduates into the YA ministry.

4. Cultivate and develop a local/global mission-related intercultural involvement in YA ministry and partner with campus ministries to enhance a presence at the U of A, other college campuses and workplaces.

5. Create and manage ministry budget for YAs.

6. Other general duties:
a) Cooperate with the senior lead team pastor, church board, and other staff members in promoting the entire ministry plan of McKernan Baptist Church in keeping with the church Constitution.
b) On a weekly basis provide leadership in church services, including prayer ministry and pastoral care.
c) Share in general pastoral duties such as preaching, premarital counseling, general pastoral care (to church and non-church members), officiating weddings and funerals.
d) Utilize the services of the administrative and facilities staff, remaining consistent with their position descriptions.
e) Give full support to the general operating budget of McKernan Baptist Church and be fiscally responsible, including adherence to all church financial policy.
f) Serve as an effective staff liaison to other church ministry teams.

7. Basic personal responsibilities:
a. Maintain a vital and growing personal walk with the Lord.
b. Be a steward of professional development funds and opportunities.
c. Maintain Godly priorities in your home.
d. Develop personal evangelism opportunities within and outside the church.

8. Perform other duties and assignments as requested by the senior lead team pastor or designate.


1. Growing, mature personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
2. Undergraduate degree required with training in Bible and theology included.
3. Proven leadership in Young Adult ministry would be an asset.
4. Agreement with McKernan Baptist Church directional statements and Constitution and compliance with the McKernan Baptist Employee Handbook.


1. Accountable to senior lead team pastor or designate.
2. Accountable to McKernan Baptist Church board through senior lead team pastor for congregational direction.

Ministry Role search will conclude on July 24.2021
Please email resume to Hannah,

Special Notes


11103 76 Ave Edmonton, AB T6G 0J9 Canada

Date Posted: August 5, 2021

Job Type: Full Time

Congregation: 800

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