Community Life - Associate Pastor


Gateway is a member of the Canadian Baptists of Western Canada denomination. The church has approximately 400 congregants led by four full-time staff, supported by an office manager. Please see What We Believe for more information on our beliefs and missions.

This position is full time and permanent with a competitive salary based on experience. We are looking for someone with a passion for building community for all age groups. We hope that the selected candidate would bring their own vision for the broader church ministry.


As the GBC Community Life Pastor, you will be responsible for the following duties:
  • Preach approximately 12-15 times per year
  • Oversee and coordinate small groups and develop further community building opportunities
  • Oversee and develop our existing outreach ministries including Alpha, etc, and look for future outreach opportunities using innovation and creativity.
  • Work with our Social Deacon to oversee events for families, seniors, young adults, and outreach
  • Develop a seniors ministry
  • Assist the Lead Pastor with visitation
  • Report to the Lead Pastor on a weekly basis, Leadership Team on a monthly basis and to the congregation at meetings annually and/or as needed
  • Be creative and entrepreneurial in growing and developing fresh new ministries at GBC


As the GBC Community Life Pastor, you must exhibit the following qualities:
  • Have a personal and growing relationship with God
  • Be gifted and called to pastoral ministry
  • Strong administrative skills
  • Creative, self-motivated, detail oriented, and entrepreneurial
  • Thrives in a team-based work environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Natural leadership abilities with sound judgement and confidentiality
  • Computer skills, office suite and mac OS
  • 5+ years of experience in Pastoral Ministry
  • Related degree or diploma. Biblical training is an asset


Send cover letter and resume to personnel@gatewaybaptistchurch.ca. Applications without a cover letter will not be reviewed as we want to get to know you. Thank you to all who apply, but only those short listed will be contacted.