Pastor / Minister
Metropolitan Community Church is seeking a part time pastor to lead our congregation in Brisbane. MCC Brisbane is currently meeting weekly at Merthyr Road Uniting Church, New Farm. This is an ideal opportunity for a qualified Minister to develop and grow a small congregation into all it can be.
As the sole pastor of the church, strong multidisciplinary skills are essential. Key tasks will consist of preaching; outreach and support of the LGBTIQ community; pastoral care; leading and setting the goals and direction of the church; administration; and fostering vibrant worship services to meet the needs of a diverse congregation. The Pastor is expected to perform this challenging role with limited financial resources. Encouraging, leading and utilising volunteers from the congregation is expected. Excellent relationship and communication skills are key to this role.
The Pastor will have a considerable level of stakeholder contact in relation to sensitive issues facing the LGBTIQ community in Brisbane / Queensland. The Pastor will continue MCC Brisbane’s decades of visibility and representation in speaking up for justice and equity issues within both secular and Christian circles.
MCC is an open and affirming denomination. The Pastor will need to fully support MCC’s doctrinal policies on the full inclusion and acceptance of all people into God’s kingdom, including LGBTIQ people. MCC Brisbane is a contemporary ecumenical congregation of approximately 50 people.
The new Pastor will be appointed on a paid part time basis of 20 hours per week. Salary is AUD $41,600 pa (including 9.5% statutory Superannuation contributions), and $100 monthly travel allowance.
Application forms and the full job description are available on our website http://mccbris.asn.au/wordpress/?page_id=704
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