Ministry Personnel Recently Called or Appointed

Gabriola UC/ St. Martin of Tours AC

Presbytery: 
Comox-Nanaimo
Location: 
Gabriola BC
Position Title: 
OM (30 hours per week)
Description: 
St. Martin of Tours and Gabriola United Church, having received approval of our respective Church bodies, agreed to form a Shared Ministry on March 12, 2017. The Shared Ministry relationship will challenge and enable us to live more purposefully and completely as Christians; it will foster inclusiveness, respect for diversity, wider perspectives of understanding, acceptance of discomforts, a willingness to learn and to grow together in our common faith, and a commitment to care for each other. Shared ministry provides an opportunity for us to grow both spiritually and in our ministry to the wider community.
Pastoral Charge: 
Gabriola UC/St. Martin Tours AC
Contact Name: 
Richard Schultze
Contact Email: 
gabriolasharedministry [at] gmail [dot] com

Chemainus Crofton Pastoral Charge

Presbytery: 
Comox-Nanaimo
Location: 
Chemaninus/Crofton
Position Title: 
M-FT
Description: 
Worship is central to congregational life at CUC. Accordingly, we seek a minister with strong preaching talents and the creativity to explore and experiment with different liturgical approaches. Sermon alternatives and art in worship are recent examples. Because music is highly valued by our congregation and integral to our worship service, the successful candidate must have both the capacity and enthusiasm to support an effective music program. Musical ability would be an asset. In recent years we have invested in children and youth programming and seek a candidate who will continue to support and develop these ministries, both for families in the congregation and in our community.
Pastoral Charge: 
Chemainus Crofton Pastoral Charge
Application Deadline: 
Apr 15 2017
Start Date: 
Jun 15 2017
Contact Name: 
Janet Coles
Contact Email: 
janler95 [at] gmail [dot] com
filled: 
interviews in process

Northwood United Church

Presbytery: 
Fraser
Location: 
Surrey
Position Title: 
Office Manager (FT - 32 hrs/week)
Description: 
Northwood United Church, located in North Surrey (Fleetwood), is a dynamic community of faith with a wonderful heart whose mission is to "embrace the community with the love of Christ". We are seeking a full-time Office Manager (32 hours per week ~ Tuesday - Friday) who brings sound administrative and bookkeeping skills that are also balanced with compassion, understanding and patience. Working closely with our two-minister team to fulfill the day to day operational needs of the church, you would also be working with many faithful church volunteers, our rental groups as well as welcoming people who drop in to the church. There is always lots going on at Northwood! If you feel this ad speaks to your gifts and talents, we would love to hear from you before Friday September 1.
Pastoral Charge: 
Northwood United Church
Contact Email: 
Sturnbrook [at] northwood-united [dot] org
filled: 
interviews in process

Colebrook

Presbytery: 
Fraser
Location: 
Surrey
Position Title: 
M (PT-30hrs per week) 2 year App
Description: 
An older congregation with diminishing resources, both physical and financial...looking at future options which may include disbanding
Pastoral Charge: 
Colebrook
Contact Name: 
Helen Scott
Contact Email: 
hscott [at] shaw [dot] ca
filled: 
appointment in process

Lynn Valley United Church

Presbytery: 
Vancouver Burrard
Location: 
North Vancouver
Position Title: 
M-PT (20-24 per week) Short-term Supply
Description: 
Minister of Faith Formation. The temporary Minister of Faith Formation will begin the process of creating the Lynn Valley Centre for Christian Spiritual Practice. In consultation with new (created by the incumbent) and existing volunteer ministry teams of Lynn Valley United Church, the minister will facilitate and collaborate in the creation, development, and delivery of programs of Christian Spiritual Practice for the building up of the Body of Christ for the work of spiritual transformation – within the congregation and for seekers outside the congregation. This also includes oversight of the programs for children and families, supervising the work of the Sunday morning Music Play leader.
Pastoral Charge: 
Lynn Valley
Contact Name: 
S. Blair Odney, Minister
Contact Email: 
blairo [at] telus [dot] net
filled: 
appointment in process

St. Andrew's-Wesley United Church

Presbytery: 
Vancouver Burrard
Location: 
Vancouver
Position Title: 
M - 1 FT FTE or 2 .50 FTE
Description: 
For 84 years St. Andrew’s-Wesley has responded to the changing context and needs of the city. We strive to be “a light in the heart of the city,” and are guided by our mission, “Empowered by Christ, we are called to embody love for changed lives and a world transformed.” We are called to be a passionate, inclusive, progressive and justice-oriented congregation in the complex realities of an urban neighbourhood.
Pastoral Charge: 
St. Andrew's - Wesley UC
Contact Name: 
Lyn Hagglund
Contact Email: 
executivedirector [at] standrewswesley [dot] com
filled: 
interviews in process

First Metropolitan United Church

Presbytery: 
Victoria
Location: 
Victoria
Position Title: 
M (0.75 FTE)
Description: 
Coordinator of Children, Youth, Young Adult and Families Ministries. The Coordinator of Children, Youth, Young Adult and Families (CYYAF) Ministries is responsible for promoting, coordinating and providing activities, education and outreach for the young children, youth, young adults and families of the First Metropolitan United Church faith community.
Pastoral Charge: 
First Metropolitan United Church
Contact Name: 
Don Krawciw
Contact Email: 
firstmetchildrensminister [at] gmail [dot] com
filled: 
interviews in process