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Grant Memorial Baptist Church

Interim Teaching Pastor

Grant Memorial Baptist Church
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Date Posted: 01/22/2013
Categories: Interim Pastor
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: 1001 to 1500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Grant Memorial Baptist Church is seeking candidates for the position of INTERIM TEACHING PASTOR.


At the call of God, our Senior Pastor of 10 years recently resigned to pursue full-time mission work.

We are seeking a leader to act in a preaching/teaching/mentoring role until we secure a Senior Pastor. The successful candidate will have the God-given gifts of teaching and preaching, with related leadership experience in a multi-staff environment.


The Interim Teaching Pastor will: 
• Study, preach and teach the Word of God and, with the Elders, watch over the spiritual life of the church

• Mentor senior staff

• Work with staff to identify, involve and reproduce godly leaders from among the church body to assist them in the effective performance of their ministry

• Work with Board/Elders to prepare for and search for a new senior pastor

• Provide advice to the Board and Lead Associate in the general oversight of church ministries

• Participate as an Elder

• Lead worship services and communion (with staff) and perform baptisms, funeral and weddings, as required

• Counsel church adherents and members in crisis and provide pastoral care for the congregation (in collaboration with the Lead Associate and the Director of Community Care)

• Support the continued direction of Grant Memorial

• Participate in and report to monthly deacon meetings and semi-annual congregational meetings


Additional information is available on the website:


Grant Memorial is a dynamic, Bible-centered church of 1800 constituents with a weekly Sunday attendance of 1500. Grant Memorial is known for its emphasis on teaching the Scriptures, its choice of traditional and contemporary worship, its strong sense of community and a commitment to reach beyond its walls.


If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to: Interim Teaching Pastor Search Team, 877 Wilkes Ave, Winnipeg, MB R3P1B8 or


Only successful candidates will be contacted.