Lead Pastor

In by steve.ottley

  • Part Time
  • Toronto

Website Canada Central District - Church of the Nazarene

Toronto Emmanuel Church of the Nazarene is seeking a Lead Pastor with the gifts and graces to lead and shepherd this congregation. This is a Permanent Co-Vocational position.

This is a congregation of the Canada Central District Church of the Nazarene. The successful applicant will be in agreement with the doctrines and polity of the Church of the Nazarene.

He or She will need to be eligible to work in Canada.

Position Overview: This is a preferred co-vocational position. As Lead Pastor of Emmanuel Church, you will live out the vision & mission and lead the church and the Ministry Teams in doing the same. In addition to the responsibilities and core competencies listed below, it is expected that the Lead Pastor will meet the needs of the church as presented and exhibit qualities of a mature spiritual leader.

Supervision: The Lead Pastor will report directly to and provide regular updates to the Board. The Lead Pastor’s performance will be evaluated by the Board and District Superintendent, as per the Manual of the Church of the Nazarene.

Our Church Vision: ECN Toronto shining as a light for the community, where the presence of the Holy Spirit gives life and direction. Worship through music is central to our experience with a full band and diverse choir, leading us into God’s presence.

We welcome everyone and help every person find their place to connect and contribute with others. We overflow with new believers – across generations and demographics – united and restored in all aspects of our lives.

We are actively engaged within the community and with partners as we live out our calling through meeting spaces and programs, including Ephraim’s Place, Awaken (youth) and Refresh (restoration).

Our mission includes personal evangelism, soulful worship, community outreach and ongoing discipleship through Sunday School.

Our facilities demonstrate our devotion to God and others, as we serve sacrificially and bring all glory to God. ECN Toronto is beloved by the community we love and care for.


Foster Spirit Filled Experiences: prayer, worship, preaching/teaching (30%)
Build Community Impact: Outreach and evangelism (30%)
Equip the Saints for Ministry: Discipleship & spiritual formation (20%)
Develop Church Leadership Capacity: Leadership Team/Ministry Leader (20%)

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If you are interested in applying for this position, please request a copy of the Emmanuel Church Profile by emailing steve.ottley@centralnazarene.ca.

Application Deadline is September 2nd, 2022

To apply for this job email your details to steve.ottley@centralnazarene.ca.