Lead Pastor

We are looking for a man in love with Jesus, who is called by God to pastoral ministry, and secondly to Arnold Community Church.

The ideal applicant will embrace our Vision, be a person of prayer, desiring the gospel to be clear and fruitful. Their conviction as a leader in discernment is to listen and wait on the Lord until He speaks, and then be obedient no matter the cost, believing that discernment involves the body.

We are looking for a candidate who:

  • Is Spirit-filled and led, a team player, loves people
  • Enjoys life and being a part of the larger community and church family
  • Has an ability to connect with all ages
  • Has a willingness to grow and learn
  • Has a vision to help build a community that reaches its neighbours
  • If married, has a supportive spouse who sees the church as a part of their extended family

What we want that Pastor to do:

  • Champion and communicate our Vision of knowing Jesus and making him known
  • Uphold and model our core ministry values (God’s Word, intimacy with God, evangelism, people, compassionate service, discipleship, risk-taking obedience)
  • Lead our preaching and teaching ministry recognizing the authority of God’s Word and humbly submitting to it
  • Develop leaders and preachers
  • Encourage a healthy prayer culture at ACC by supporting weekly prayer meetings and prioritizing prayer in all aspects of church life
  • Support our various ministry groups in following our vision, values, and mission
  • Serve as a member of the elder team
  • Report to the elder team

Responsible to:

  • The congregation through the elder team


  • Preferably a degree from an accredited theological seminary
  • 5-10 years of experience in pastoral ministry or related ministry
  • Agreement with the BC Mennonite Brethren Conference’s Confession of Faith, and a willingness to be credentialed with the BCMB Conference

Submit resume, cover letter, and any questions to apply@arnoldcommunitychurch.com

Download Lead Pastor Profile here