Heritage Alliance Church

This executive search is conducted by Nelson/Kraft & Associates on behalf of Heritage Alliance Church.

Heritage Alliance Church, in Abbotsford, BC is a multi-generational church of approximately 300. Heritage values strong biblical preaching and teaching and desires to reach out to younger generations including children, youth and their families.
Heritage is seeking a Lead Pastor who will serve, equip and empower the congregation and staff to effectively reach out into their local and global community. The ideal candidate will relate well to people of diverse generations, ethnicities, backgrounds and social groups.

Spiritual Leader
Your relationship with Christ is a central priority for you and it’s evident in how you lead and interact with others. You discern God’s voice and walk in surrendered obedience to Him. The fruit of your faith is attractive and inspires others to deepen and mature in their walk with God.

Biblical Communicator
You are both a strong preacher and strong teacher of the Word. You communicate the truths of Scripture in a clear, thought provoking way that inspires others to grow in their understanding of faith in God.

You are a highly relational, approachable, and friendly person who cares deeply and compassionately for others. You possess high personal and professional integrity with the willingness and ability to earn respect and trust. You deeply value serving others.

People Developer
You are an effective mentor and coach building a healthy team around you who are empowered and equipped to lead. You are a collaborative team player with a servant heart. You handle adversity and conflict with emotional maturity in a timely manner.

The Lead Pastor provides strategic visioning and leadership to Heritage Alliance Church (HAC). He assists the Board of Elders and its Commissions in overseeing the life and direction of the church as well as aligns pastoral staff and congregants with Heritage’s Statement of Identity: “We aspire to be caring people who are focused on Jesus, building community and impacting the world.”

The Lead Pastor provides preaching, teaching and guidance on theological issues, oversight of all teaching ministries, missions endeavors, and required pastoral care. He directly supervises the Pastor of Congregational Life.

A deep faith in, and love for, Jesus Christ.
Bachelor of Theology degree required with Masters degree preferred.
Minimum of 5 years of pastoral experience required.
Prepared to be ordained and/or licensed by the C&MA.

Location: Abbotsford, BC
Application Deadline: August 30, 2021

Please send cover letter and resume to info@nelsonandkraft.com
A complete Opportunity Profile is available on our website

Nelson/Kraft & Associates Inc. is an executive search firm specializing in the recruitment of executive management and fundraising personnel in the charitable sector.  We work with a diverse group of not-for-profit organizations through the connection of colleagues in Vancouver, Calgary, Winnipeg, and Toronto.

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