Applications are invited for a Full-Time Minister of the Word/Deacon to fill a vacant placement at Lighthouse Church Geraldton.
Lighthouse Church is a multi-generational, contemporary, and evangelical congregation of the Uniting Church in Australia, located in Geraldton, Western Australia, who come together to reach out to the community, to share their lives and experiences with one another and to grow together in faith.
The congregation is focussed on authentic worship, Scripture-focussed preaching, and community building. They have a number of vital ministries to children, women and men which are well attended, and they serve the local community in many ways from café lunches to playgroups. The congregation also has a strong overseas mission focus, particularly to Timor Leste. They have several staff and a large body of volunteers.
This single ministry placement is supported by a willing team of lay leaders, lay preachers, and committed congregations in each centre (Lighthouse supports two neighbouring rural congregations). The church office has an Office Assistant and an Operations Manager. The church council oversees the provision for ministry and works with the minister to ensure leadership within the ministry areas.
The successful applicant will have:
- A solid Bible belief and support a biblical world view
- A compassionate heart for pastoral care
- A keenness to work with the congregation and community, leading outreach ministry
- Supportive of current mission focus
- Skills and passion to train and mentor leaders to build on the small group program within the church
- Be able to focus on children and family ministry.
Alternative housing options are available including the provision of a housing allowance or provision of coverage of rental cost.
Closing Date: 13 September 2021.
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