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Steele Heights Baptist Church

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

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Steele Heights Baptist Church
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Church Vision:   To move people to extraordinary life in Christ.                                                                      


Church Size:  Average Sunday morning attendance 220.


Pastoral Prerequisites:

  • Spiritual Gifts: Pastor and Leadership.                                                                                            
  • Strengths:   Friendly, enthusiastic, relational, team-orientated, good administration skills, intentional equipper and self-initiator.                                                                                                                   
  • Education:   Bachelor’s Degree in Religious Studies or equivalent.


Objectives/Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Senior Pastor, the Youth Pastor will work cooperatively with the staff team, elders and congregation to accomplish the church’s vision through:

  • Christ-like leadership and character and consistent embodiment of the vision of SHBC and working in a healthy and unified manner with other staff, congregants and community stakeholders.
  • Developing, promoting and leading in the planning and conducting of the overall Youth Ministry including special projects, activities, programs, retreats, camps, fellowships, mission projects, parent ministry and community/school outreach.
  • Overseeing and leading weekly Youth Group for church and community kids.
  • Working with 100+ junior high drop-in students at church weekly on Wednesdays and Thursdays.
  • Working in local high school with Young Life representative.
  • Working in local high school to help host breakfast club.
  • Working in local junior high school with teachers and students.
  • Providing biblical guidance to students, families and others experiencing life problems.
  • Actively discipling youth and conducting timely and effective follow-up of new believers.
  • Faithful and diligent development & implementation of an Annual Ministry Plan in keeping with the core purpose/vision/values outlined in the SHBC Strategic Plan.
  • Attending and participating in Sunday Worship and other church activities.
  • Reaching out to both believers and unbelievers with the love and gospel of Christ.
  • Intentional ‘bridge-building’ and community-based service projects in surrounding neighborhood.
  • Developing and initiating core student leadership and recruiting adult volunteers.
  • Conducting general pastoral duties.
  • Working directly with parents to increase awareness and involvement in Youth Ministry.
  • Developing student leaders and incorporate student leaders into event/ministry planning.
  • Using social media to creatively and effectively to connect with youth.
  • Living in the local community.
  • Mentoring key student leaders one on one.
  • Maintaining a consistent devotional life of daily prayer and reading God’s word.


Supervisor:  Youth Pastor will report to the Senior Pastor.


Salary: $40,000 to $50,000 CAD annually (depending on experience and education).


Closing Date for Applications: March 8, 2013

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Steele Heights Baptist Church

Steele Heights Baptist Church has served North East Edmonton since 1972. They are a congregation of 220 who seek to move people to extraordinary life in Christ by loving each other, our community and the world.