Intercultural Families Worker

ProfessionTheology / Church
Duration2+ years
Job ID1739
DateJuly 5, 2023

Our church is a community of Jesus followers. It is located in a suburban area with around 30 of the community of South Asian ethnicity. We as a newly planted congregation will actively seek to reach and connect with the large number of young families as well as the growing multicultural population within the area.The church plant is officially due to launch in September 2022 but development has been on-going for a number of years.

The worker will excite encourage and equip the whole church to reach the multicultural community with the good news of Jesus and will lead and train our voluntary team to engage with this vital work.They will pioneer new ministries amongst young families and those from a South Asian background. They will take a lead in reaching discipling and pastoring those from different ethnic backgrounds and will build relationships with non-churched families through schools ministries and in the wider community. They will liaise with different religious groups within the area and pioneer new groups and ministry opportunities within the community.As a member of the staff team they will be involved in the planning and delivery of services and activities and will take responsibility for the running of weekly church services in leading and preaching.

Essential attributes include a passion for making and growing disciples an understanding of the pastoral needs of families and the ability to relate to those of South Asian background. The candidate will possess mature biblical knowledge and the ability to communicate this clearly and engagingly. They will have experience of working inter-culturally the ability to manage a volunteer team and a sound understanding of safeguarding processes and regulations. Training or a qualification in Christian or intercultural ministry and experience with children is desirable.