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Strathmore Alliance Church

Associate Pastor

Strathmore Alliance Church
Strathmore, Alberta, Canada

Date Posted: 09/20/2017
Categories: Associate Pastor
Denominations: Christian Missionary Alliance
Church Size: 151 to 250
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:



The Associate Pastor for Strathmore Alliance Church will have a minimum 3 years of formal Bible College and have a strong passion for the development of the community life of the church family and youth ministries. Strathmore Alliance Church strives to be a community based on the expositional preaching and teaching of the Bible leading to a life committed to living and proclaiming God as our Lord and Shepherd.



The Associate Pastor will have the following traits and responsibilities:


Community Outreach – Develop a Word based ministry of evangelism through Community connections.

 Training:  provide opportunity for the congregation to gain skills and experience in evangelism

 Example:  leads by modeling a personal practice of connecting to the unchurched through relationship.

 Events:  capitalizes on existing church outreach events and develops new ones for the purpose of sharing the gospel message with the community.


Small Group & Youth Ministry

 Leadership Development:  Identifies and trains a network of leaders, assistants, and hosts who carry out both the Care Group Ministry as well as the Youth Ministry.

 Administration:  Gives organizational oversight to the entire Care Group and Youth Ministries.

 Communication:  Works under the guidance of the Senior Pastor to steer both ministries towards education on topics which mesh with the vision statement of the church


General Duties

 Pastoral Care:  Intentionally ensures the pastoral care of individuals.  Assists Senior Pastor in dealing with the sick and grieving, and handling crisis.

 Member Care and Development:  leads membership and baptism processes

 Public Services:  Assists Senior Pastor in the platform functions of church services and other public events.  This may also include baptisms, baby dedications, weddings and funerals.  A ministry of preaching may develop as gifts and interests allow.



 Humble, recognizing God’s work in everything.

 Committed to regular and diligent prayer.

 Hospitable and approachable.

 Demonstrates a Godly life.

 Lives in and participates in the Strathmore area community.



 Serves under the authority of the Elders and reports directly to the Senior Pastor.


Our Church

Strathmore Alliance Church has been a visible presence in Strathmore for more than 50 years. It has a multi-generational congregation with a strong seniors group, vibrant children/youth ministries, and everything in-between. Our worship style is one with a mixture of old and new, traditional and contemporary. The preaching and teaching is Christ-centered and cross-centered, based in the exposition of all (Old and New Testament) of God’s eternal Word. We are a conservative body and hold a Biblically prescribed complementarian view regarding ministry. Our Sunday mornings begin with Sunday School for all ages 2 & up, followed by a family service for all ages. A nursery and children’s church is available for ages 0-6 during the service.

Strathmore Alliance Church believes in God’s command to proclaim His Word and supports missions in countries such as Mexico, Malaysia and India. We also recognize the world’s need in our own country and our church is blessed to have been involved in church plants in two nearby communities. For more information please visit .


Our Community

Strathmore is a community of over 13,000 people about 30 minutes east of Calgary. It is a community of contrasts with big city amenities and a small town atmosphere. Situated amidst the heart of farming and cattle country it also contains a diverse industrial base and is a bedroom community for many of the major Calgary businesses. The Rocky Mountains are just a short drive away to the west, while the Bow River flows minutes away to the south.

The community is evenly spread among all age groups with the median age being 35 to 45 and a large number of families. Primarily working within Strathmore or the Calgary area, the majority of the population have at least a trade or college diploma. For more information please visit and .

Please send resumes to: Alice at

Note: only applicants of interest will be contacted.

Application deadline: October 11, 2017*

*or until a suitable candidate is found