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Context Redeemer Church, Ajax is the name of a new church planting initiative by the Anglican Diocese of Toronto. Redeemer’s particularly focus is on making new disciples among busy commuters and their families in contextually appropriate and innovative manner. Redeemer is primarily known for its mobile discipleship app, Redeem the Commute, and a handful of local events. The church plant is led by a Priest-in-Charge, with a part time videography assistant, and an ad hoc team of volunteers. Redeemer is preparing to launch regular large community gatherings for worship, discipleship and fellowship that engages whole families.
Purpose of Position This is a six-month contract position, or may qualify as a student internship or field placement for certain institutions, with the possibility of renewal. Reporting to the Priest-in-Charge of Redeemer Church, Ajax, the Children’s Ministry Leader will help envision and launch an innovative new church community for whole families of all ages, with a particular focus on the inclusion of young children. All activities associated with this position must be achieved in a manner consistent with the policies and procedures of Redeemer Church.
Qualifications: Training or experience working with children in a Christian setting Proven ability to innovate and implement creative new ideas in a collaborative team setting A mature Christian faith, a passion for evangelism, discipleship and worship Strong organizational and administrative skills Strong relational skills with children, parents and staff Able to pass a Criminal Records Check.
Responsibilities: Work with the Priest-in-Charge to develop a contextually appropriate form of worship for all ages, ready for launch in October 2014. Work with the Priest-in-Charge to develop six months of themes and supporting material Teach and lead the congregation in elements of worship directed at children Lead members of our volunteer team whose ministry relates to children Grow our volunteer team and ensure new volunteers are trained and screened Prepare and administer the children’s ministry budget to ensure financial resources are well managed. Other duties as required
Responsibilities: Redeemer Church, Ajax will reimburse the successful candidate for all reasonable work related expenses as per policy. The work requires a computer and Internet connection, and the candidate is responsible for these costs. This position is for an average of 10 hours per week to be worked at the candidate’s discretion, with regular meetings scheduled with the Priest-in-Charge. Your hours may vary week by week. You are expected to average 10 hours a week, or 40 hours in a four week period. This will change significantly as we transition from development to launch. If you are consistently missing this target of 10 hours a week, discuss it with the Priest-in-Charge. Confidentiality: You are expected to keep confidential all passwords and personal information. Reporting: The Children’s Ministry Leader will report to the Priest-in-Charge. Applying: Please contact Ryan Sim with a resume and cover letter.