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Harmony United Church 

Position: Ordained/Diaconal Minister Full time

Hours per week: 40

Regional Council: Canadian Shield Regional Council
Languages: English;
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Start Date: 9/8/2019
Interim or Permanent: Call;
Position Summary:
Harmony United Church, in Thunder Bay, is presently led by an ordained GAP minister and licensed lay leaders. In general, we think we are a friendly, energetic community of faith, eager to listen, learn and laugh. We look forward to the added stability of having a Paid Accountable Minister to guide us as well as join us as we live into our journey of faith. Our ideal candidate will be our spiritual leader, supporter, and teacher who will engage with all members of our congregation.

Principal Areas of Responsibility and Associated Duties (in order of priority)

  1. Worship
  1. Pastoral Care
  1. Leadership
  1. Faith Formation and Christian Education
  1. Administration
  1. Denomination and Communities
  1. Continuing Education

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Enthusiasm for the Good News!
• Willingness to work and plan collaboratively with staff and lay people
• Demonstrates sensitivity to different congregational preferences and opinions for traditional and contemporary liturgical practices
• Act as “Chief Encourager” for the Community of Faith
• Experience with different styles of contemporary worship
• Practice well developed, active listening skills
• Willingness to engage with all members of all ages
• Proficient at planning and managing time effectively
• Possesses knowledge of governance models and systems
• Likes being a minister and doing ministry!

Other Preferred knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Computer and technology literate