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Jobs

Job Title: Associate Pastor
Location: Clayton Church of Christ
Hours of work: Part time (4 days per week)

Clayton Church of Christ is in an exciting phase of growth and change as we pursue our vision to ‘build disciples who represent Jesus to everyone, everywhere with everything’. The church is a strong life group based, multi-cultural and medium sized congregation with weekly worship services in English and Chinese. Our church is in a phase of building a strong gathered church for the future purpose of mobilising a disciple-making movement.

We are looking for a like minded individual to join the pastoral team that oversees our Mandarin speaking Chinese congregation. This leadership role will assist the lead Chinese pastor to achieve the church’s vision within the context of the Chinese congregation. We are looking for someone who is able to build a disciple-making culture among the younger demographic of the community (young families and below), develop/multiply leaders through lifegroups and a self starter who is able to provide missional leadership to reach the mainland Chinese in the Clayton community. This role is both relational as well as strategic focused.

We are looking for a team leader who will fulfil the following criteria:
- identify with the vision, values and mission of the church
- have a bachelor’s degree in any area. Some theological training is ideal or currently undergoing theological training.
- some experience in reaching out and ministering to mainland Chinese people
- able to speak fluent Mandarin and reasonable English
- work independently and within a team environment
- applicants must have the right to work in Australia on a permanent basis
- a current working with children’s check and police check will be required

For more information about this position, contact Ps Hai (0430 553 568) or email
applications@claytonchurch.org.au for a copy of the job description and application package.

Applications should be made via email to applications@claytonchurch.org.au and include:
- a letter of introduction - demonstrating how you meet the above criteria
- a resume
- a copy of your academic records

Applications Closing Date: 29th June 2018
Provisional Interview Dates: Week commencing 2nd July 2018

THE STORY SO FAR
City on a Hill began with a small team and a big vision to make a difference in our world for the glory of God. Since our inception in October 2007, we have witnessed a special work of God's grace as he has united hundreds of men and women around the mission of Knowing Jesus and Making Jesus Known. In the past twelve months we have baptised scores of people and witnessed many give their life to Jesus for the first time. Today, City on a Hill meets across five locations in three cities with a vision to reach 10 cities with the good news of Jesus. While our story is characterised by constant change and growth, we have maintained an enduring commitment to Knowing Jesus and Making Jesus Known. Fundamental to long term gospel growth at City on a Hill, and indeed Melbourne, is a thriving ministry to children. A ministry that partners with parents to raise-up the next generation of humble, courageous and sacrificial leaders who will win their friends, our city and our nation for Jesus.

ROLE DESCRIPTION
The Children’s Ministry Director will be responsible for generating and executing the strategic direction for children’s ministry at City on a Hill Melbourne.
The role will entail developing the Sunday City Kids program of a new all-church learning model, as we seek to teach and equip our church with the whole counsel of God while fostering a culture of partnership with parents to disciple their children.
Fundamental to the role will be the recruitment, training the mobilisation of an increasing team of City Kids leaders with the goal of establishing City on a Hill Melbourne as a center of excellence and training.
In addition, the Children’s Ministry Director will explore and implement new and innovative ways to Know Jesus and Make Jesus Known among the children and families of Melbourne.
Rate of engagement for the role is flexible - between 3 – 5 days per week, and will be determined in consultation with the appropriate applicant.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
a) Leading our children to Know Jesus and Make Jesus Known.
b) Partnering with and equipping families to disciple their children.
c) The identification, training, development and support of the volunteer team and key leaders
d) Establishing and implementing an all-church learning model where the children are taught a tailored version of the material the adults are taught as we seek to teach the whole counsel of God.
e) Leading the efficient and effective operations of the City Kids Sunday program.
f) Identify and implement new innovative opportunities to make Jesus known to children in Melbourne.
g) Praying specifically for children and their families
h) Leading a culture and practice of safe ministry to children.

KEY SKILLS, GIFTING & CHARACTER
The following skills and experience are deemed essential for the fulfilment of this role:
1. Fulfill the character qualifications outlined for a deacon in 1 Timothy 3:8-13.
2. At least 3 years experience in children’s ministry in an evangelical church.
3. A proven track record of an ability to teach children.
4. Training from an evangelical theological college or equivalent.
5. A passion to embrace the vision and mission of City on a Hill.
6. Have a deep commitment to team ministry, understanding the significance and power of the body of Christ and the Bible.
7. Have an ability to effectively and efficiently communicate, manage time, and prioritize duties & responsibilities.

The following skills and experience are deemed desirable for the fulfilment of this role:
1. At least 5 years experience in senior leadership of a large children’s ministry in an evangelical church.
2. Completed Bachelor level theological training (or equivalent) at an evangelical college.
3. Experience in the development of teaching curriculum for children’s ministry.
4. Demonstrated ability to handle rapid organisational change.

APPLY
To apply for the role, send your CV with cover letter addressing the essential and desirable criteria to hr@cityonahill.com.au

As a growing inner-city church located in Melbourne’s east, Camberwell Baptist Church is looking for an Associate Pastor for Children and Families. As a church we are committed to investing in the lives of children and families both in our church and our local community. Within the church we have a growing number of families and children actively involved in our Sunday morning activities and engaged in our mission to serve Jesus in our community and beyond. To help extend our outreach to the local community we have a thriving playgroup ministry, a Christian kindergarten, and a number of activities that help us deepen our connection with local families.

The position of Associate Pastor will be 3 days a week (0.6 EFT) according to BUV stipend. It will allow the successful candidate to work with the pastor and a committed staff team to help the church in pursuing our mission by developing our team of volunteers, preaching occasionally, and continuing to foster a culture of discipleship and mission within our children and families ministry.

Applications close on Friday the 13th July. For more information, or for a copy of the position description, please contact Nathan Steer on 0438 452 046, or email nsteer@camberwellbaptist.org.

CityReach Marion is looking for a Worship Director. For details about the job please follow the link below.

https://www.christianjobs.com.au/display-job/21811/Worship-Director.html?searchId=1526515115.85&page=1

POSITION
Worship Team Leader

PURPOSE
The Worship Team Leader’s role is to lead with excellence our team of worshipers on Sundays, musically and spiritually - including preparation, thought, and intention given to each weekend service to the glory of God.

POSITION STATUS
1-2 days per week (up to .4 FTE)
SUPERVISORY RELATIONSHIP
The Worship Team Leader reports directly to the Lead Pastor.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
• Service Leading
o Leads the congregation in authentic worship, through modeling and teaching such worship.
o Leads the worship team, including singers, instrumentalists, sound techs, and computer techs.
o Finds new songs to introduce in worship and sources music as needed.

• Team Building
o Develops and implements high quality worship by coordinating a/v techs, instrumentalists and vocalists in groups or as individuals.
o Prepares for and holds rehearsals for the worship team during the week.
o Oversees the recruiting, scheduling, and development of instrumentalists, vocalists, songwriters, sound technicians, and computer technicians.

• Worship Coordinating
o Meets weekly with the Lead Pastor to plan worship services.
o Plans, schedules, leads, and coordinates corporate worship services.
o Ensures worship details are communicated in a timely manner to the media team.

PERSONAL QUALIFICATIONS
• Maintains personal, spiritual and musical development and growth.
• Possesses a vibrant, growing, personal and committed relationship with Christ
• Self-motivated team leader able to work in a dynamic environment, who works well with others.
• Agrees with the Vertical Church doctrinal statement (https://vertical.org.au/what-we-believe/).

ADDITIONAL EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
• Some experience leading worship.
• Some formal Bible training preferred.

SEND CV & a video link of you leading worship to Adrian@vertical.org.au.

Accommodation

Location: Beilby Street, Bayswater
Contact: Adam adamtbell@gmail.com
Price: $120/week medium room and $140/week large room (inc $30/week MST student subsidy).
Gender: Male

This is a perfect location, only a 10 minute drive from MST. Amazing house with two areas, huge kitchen, and large covered pergola deck. When you need some down time, we have a table tennis table, billiard table, 65" LED TV, and WIFI internet throughout the house.

Contact Adam Bell at adamtbell@gmail.com for more information!

Location: Forest Hill
Price: $170 per week (includes all bills and internet)
Available: December 2017
Contact: Lauren on 0423 192 540 or email l.rouse@bigpond.net.au.

A small bedroom is available only 10-15 minutes from MST. The room is fully furnished, with a king single bed, wardrobe and small desk space. The home has an exotic shorthair cat, and they occasionally foster kittens from the RSPCA. The other tenant currently attends Syndal Baptist Church and is happy to meet with anyone interested.

SHARE ACCOMMODATION AVAILABLE Rent: $140 per week for smaller room OR $150 per week for larger room. Bills are on top of that and are pretty cheap so they can be split. Details: House is close to shopping center, bus stop and freeways. It has a split system cooling and heating, double lockup garage, one bathroom with bath and shower and a separate toilet. House and rooms are fully furnished although if you have furniture I can move mine in the garage. Hi folks, I have a 3 bedroom unit located in Langwarrin and I'm seeking 1 or 2 housemates to share with 39 year old professional male. I'm a committed christian, have been at Crossway Church since 2001, work full time and am simply seeking housemates (preferably christian) to help me out with the rent. I have a friendly indoor cat, a couple of chooks that reside in their home and the neighbours are friendly and mostly retired and elderly so it's nice, peaceful and quiet. Please contact me (Sumant) on 0413 681 614 if you'd like to discuss, meetup and view the property.
One single room is available in Lilydale for MST students at only $80 per week with breakfast. Large country style brick home with heating and air conditioning. Shared bathroom and toilet, however the shower is separate. You will need your own transport as train stations and buses are not within walking distance. Set on an acre in a quiet, select area, there’s plenty of garden to sit and study. You need your own WiFi and phone. There’s plenty of room for parking and visitors are always welcome. We have a strictly no alcohol or drug policy but we have two gorgeous Retrievers to relax with. The owner has also accepted students' relatives and friends to board or stay overnight, so keep that in mind. She is also offering a double bedroom with en-suite at special rates. Additional facilities include: two reception rooms are available for meetings (one with closed wood heater) and there is a BBQ in the back garden. Please feel free to ring Margaret on 0409 806 503 with any further questions.
Furnished Room for Rent for Female(s) in Christian household in The Basin. Hi, we live in a quiet and leafy area and are looking for 1-2 Christian female(s) to share our comfortable home with. We are a mum and teenage daughter who attends school at WCC in Wantirna South. Mum is a qualified ESL teacher. Your Room is furnished with a desk, office chair, bookcase, (bunk) bed, bed-side cabinet, built-in wardrobe, rug. Linen/towels and bedding included. Other furniture can be added/removed at will (there is plenty to choose from). The room has its own fridge and you will share your bathroom with one other person. Full use of all facilities such as kitchen/dining, laundry and lounge, verandah and garden (incl storage shed). The rent includes all utilities (gas, water, electricity), unlimited internet and calls to mobiles (and land lines) within Australia, as well as Netflix, Stan and Amazon. Use of the home office is included, including printing & copying, laminating and fax usage. Walk 200 m to nearest bus stop, (Ventura) route 755. The house is located 2.5 km from Boronia station. You have the option to use our spare car for $5 per day or $30 per week (this includes Third party insurance, Registration and 6-monthly servicing). Besides this you will only need to pay for the petrol you use. Rent is $150 per week (or $200 for two people sharing the room). The room is available from 1 April. For enquiries, please sms 0412 742 561 (Yvonne) and you will receive a call back.
LARGE FURNISHED ROOM AVAILABLE TO RENT IN THE LEAFY SUBURB OF WARRANDYTE. Walking distance to bus and local shops. Christian family with adult children and super friendly dogs, must like dogs! Would suit single person, shared bathroom upstairs. fridge, microwave tea/coffee making facilities, TV, couch, table and chairs, bed, own access door. Looking for $200PW NEG including all utilities and internet access. Could also negotiate meals. Please contact Peter & Mel McMullen on 0408 287 147 or betheden1@bigpond.com

Internships


New Peninsula Baptist Church has opportunities for students to preach at their 5pm services. If you are a second or third year student and you have completed Hermeneutics, please contact tom@newpeninsula.com.au.

Worldwide Evangelisation for Christ

Organisation: WEC
Position: Internship
Loading: Part-time (12 hours per week)

Worldwide Evangelisation for Christ is offering theology students the opportunity to do something great!

WEC Australia is seeking passionate people for the purposes of promoting mission projects.

You will join in with other Mobilisers and WEC missionaries in:
- Co-facilitating one overseas WEC mission with another mobiliser.
- Representing WEC at large mission events.
- Engaging with the local Church.
- Speaking in churches and at youth meetings on behalf of WEC.
- Contacting Church leaders and youth leaders to share the vision of reaching the unreached peoples of this world.

You will also specialise one in of the following:
- Event Management – Create a series of Mission Events that draw people into a greater knowledge of Unreached Groups and a passion for those who have never heard.
- Media Production – Work with our Media department on a specific project. This could include a video production, a Mission prayer journal or publicising an unreached group.

Enquiries to: Richard Jenner 0424 820 755 or richard.jenner@wec.com.au

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