MORNINGTON CHRISTIAN CHURCH INC.

CURRAWONG COMMUNITY CENTRE, Currawong St. Mornington, Vic

         P.O. Box 451, Mornington, Vic. 3931      Phone 03 97829015

 

SENIOR PASTOR POSITION

 

MORNINGTON CHRISTIAN CHURCH, a CRC assembly, has been established in Mornington for over 30 years. Situated 70 kms south of the city of Melbourne, and 14 kms from Frankston it is a thriving centre of activity of the very popular Mornington Peninsula.

Mornington is a highly popular tourist destination centred on beach, recreational activities, wineries, markets and horse racing plus many other attractions.

Mornington Peninsula Shire has a population of 154,000 people and the church is only a 5-minute drive from the thriving retail shopping centre of Mornington that attracts many visitors for the markets, shops and restaurants.

The church is centred in a residential area around a primary and catholic school in addition to the main secondary school, and a growing number of large retirement villages.

Currently the church has a congregation of 30 to 40 people who are dedicated, committed and faithful to the vision and purpose of the church.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Current “CRC Churches” Pastors credential.
  • Relevant CRC Churches” training requirements.

PERSONAL QUALITIES

The Senior Pastor will be able to demonstrate:

  • A love for God and His people
  • Unquestionable Godly and moral character and a good reputation
  • Spiritual and emotional maturity

EXPERIENCE

  • Sound knowledge of the Bible and the Gospel of Grace
  • Ability to preach, teach and move in the Spiritual Gifts of the Holy Spirit with confidence and clarity in public
  • The ability to develop and manage teams and mentor leaders
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • An understanding of governance policies, standards and procedures
  • Financial management skills
  • The ability to implement agreed policy and procedures

RESPONSIBILITIES

The Senior Pastor together with the Eldership will:

  • Exercise leadership, promote vision and the implementation of it
  • Preach and teach sound doctrine centred around the New Creation, Righteousness message and of the abundant Grace of God, to enhance Sonship
  • Minister as required, both publicly and on a personal basis
  • Provide counselling and pastoral care
  • Oversee the development of effective ministry teams
  • Support and oversee congregational activities
  • Oversee and support the promotion of local and overseas missions

SALARY PACKAGE AND RENUMERATION

To be negotiated but will include an expense account and there will be a need for some alternative income

APPLICATIONS AND ENQUIRIES

For more information, or to apply for this position please contact:

Pastor Tony Marsden

Phone – 03 5983 0093 or mb. – 0400 867 004, email – t_mars@bigpond.com

 

John Hallo [elder]

Phone mb – 0458572855, email – thehallos@optusnet.com.au

 

Carolyn Amphlett [elder]

Phone – 0404514876, email – camphlett@optusnet.com.au

 

Pastor Bruce Sharman [Victorian Treasurer]

Phone – 0417974279, email – pr.bruce@bigpond.net.au