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Church of the Open Bible, Swift Current, SK

August 21, 2018

Looking for: Associate Pastor of Family Ministries

The Church of the Open Bible in Swift Current SK is currently seeking to fill the position of Associate Pastor of Family Ministries. The Church of the Open Bible is a multi-staff, growing vibrant church, which is part of the Associated Gospel Churches of Canada.  There are two Sunday morning worship services with a combined attendance averaging close to 350.

The Job Description for the Associate Pastor of Family Ministries is as follows:


  1. (a) His qualifications shall reflect the requirements as stated in 1 Tim. 3: 1-6 and Titus 1:5-9 (cf. also Rom. 6: 10-12; 2 Tim. 4:1-5; 1 Peter 5:1-3; Acts 20:17-35)
    b) He shall have been officially approved by the Associated Gospel Churches before being called a Pastor.


Ministries to Families (65%)

  1. To develop opportunities for families to serve both within and outside of the church community.
  2. Will work with other staff members to ensure bible teaching and equipping is provided for all ages of the family.
  3. To attempt to follow-up with outside families in both children’s and youth ministries.
  4. To carry out regular visitation to young and middle aged families with the intention of meeting their specific needs.
  5. To oversee and arrange teachers for the adult Sunday school class.  Also, making himself available to teach God’s word to the adult class as time and giftedness allows.
  6. To be aware of and bring to the deacons’ attention the benevolent needs of all types of families within the church.
  7. To oversee life group bible studies; by screening suitable curriculum, encouraging and equipping current leaders, and recruiting new leaders.
  8. To find and put in place a means of discipleship for new believers.
  9. To plan and encourage effective men’s ministry within the church; including teach the scriptures and discipling.

General Pastoral Duties (35%)

  1. He will act as the chairman of the Friendship Builders committee and Christian Education committee.
  2. He will be available for pulpit ministry in planning and consultation with the Senior Pastor.
  3. He must attend and submit reports at all monthly council meetings, and attend otherwise called meeting of the council or elders.
  4. He shall submit annually to the elders a written set of goals.
  5. It is expected he will keep regular working hours and maintain diligence in fulfilling his responsibilities assigned to him.  This shall be worked out with the senior pastor.
  6. He will submit annually to the Finance committee, budgets for family ministries, small groups, men’s ministries, Sunday school and Kids club.
  7. He shall be responsible in day to day affairs to the senior pastor.
  8. He will help with other speaking assignments such as care home services, radio broadcasts and Filipino services as time allows.
  9. He shall attend weekly staff meetings, for the purpose of planning, prayer and encouragement.

Resumes are currently being accepted and can be emailed to  rob.openbible@sasktel.net or sent in writing to:  Search Committee Chairman, Jason Regier, Church of the Open Bible, 290 19th Ave.N.E. Swift Current SK S9H 2Y3.    Further details regarding the church can be seen by clicking on our website page at www.openbiblechurch.ca  Resume's will be received until Nov. 30th 2018.