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Associate/Assistant Pastor

Papanui Baptist Church (PBC) is a diverse, outward-looking church, participating with Christ in the north of Christchurch as both a worshipping and missional community.

We are entering a new and exciting season of ministry, eager to be a part of what we can see God is doing in our communities!

We are looking for someone passionate, creative and energetic who likes the challenge of stepping out into the unknown, innovating and being part of new things... Someone with a heart for people and for God.

Does that describe you?

If it does, then we would like to hear from you!

In this role, you will be working alongside our new lead pastors to both serve and build a strong community of Christ followers of all ages that participates with God in His mission to restore lives and communities.

In this role you would be bringing your God given gifts, energy and creativity into serving on ministry teams, strengthening and empowering ministry leaders, reaching into our community, supporting the design and delivery of impactful programmes, courses or events, and through active engagement in our worship gatherings.

This role could be either an Associate or Assistant Pastor role depending on the level of experience the successful candidate brings, with opportunities for growth.

This is being offered as a 0.6 FTE role (24 hours per week) with some room to adapt if necessary.

To find out more, contact or on 027 204 2200.

To formally apply for this position, please send your Curriculum Vitae and a Covering Letter to the same address.


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144 Sawyers Arms Road
Christchurch, New Zealand

+64 3 352 4227

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