ministry vacancies


Senior Pastor - Wamberal NSW

About the position
Lead a growing congregation in a dynamic community: preach, teach, administrate, evangelise, disciple and provide pastoral care through visitation. Housing is provided. This is a full-time paid position.

Essential skills: 

  • Agreement with the church’s doctrinal statement.
  • A degree in pastoral ministry or theology preferred.
  • Endorsement from the church where you are a member.

About the church

Calvary Baptist Church ( is a family-friendly, Bible-believing church that expects the pre-tribulational, pre-millennial return of its Saviour, Jesus Christ. Located on a main Central Coast thoroughfare on a sizeable property, Calvary has plenty of room to grow. Current attendance is 35 people, mostly retirees.

How to apply
If you think this is the right opportunity for you, please submit your resume to

Church Planting Youth Specialist - Sydney NSW

About the position
Create reproducing daughter churches in the northwest and southwest growth corridors of Sydney by discipling young adults toward theological studies and leadership. This is a faith mission position, which means the salary and benefits must be raised from donors.

Essential skills: 

  • Agreement with the AFBC’s doctrinal statement.
  • A degree in pastoral ministry or theology preferred.
  • Endorsement from the church where you are a member.

About the ministry

Declare International ( is a church planting ministry with partner relationships in 70 countries. It provides coaches and assistants to church plants in Australia while also assisting churches to send some overseas.

How to apply
If you think this is the right opportunity for you, please submit your resume to

Senior Pastor - Kilaben Bay NSW

Position Description for Pastor – Full Time, Kilaben Bay (beautiful Lake Macquarie NSW)

Position Summary

The Pastor is to provide spiritual and pastoral leadership to the congregation of the Westlakes Independent Baptist Church Inc (Generally known as “Westlakes Baptist Church”), as well as leading in broad based evangelism to the surrounding community and district.

This includes providing spiritual leadership through preaching/teaching; working with the leadership in establishing and implementing the vision of the church; equipping the congregation for various works of ministry; and through the shepherding of the people in partnership with the Leadership & Ministry Leaders.



  • A clear testimony of saving faith in Jesus Christ;
  • A character that exhibits the qualities outlined in 1 Timothy 3:1 – 7; Titus 1:6 – 9; and 1 Peter 5:2-4;
  • A Christ-like attitude of humility and servant leadership;
  • A lifestyle demonstrating consistent spiritual and moral characteristics that are in harmony with the Scriptures;
  • A proven record of working well with others and a commitment to a team approach to ministry;
  • A commitment to personal accountability with the Deacons.
  • Full support of the doctrines held by the church as set out in the doctrinal statement in the church constitution.  (See the “Resources” section of our website:
  • Non-charismatic
  • Comfortable with a wide range of Christian music, from traditional hymns to mild contemporary Christian music, with a great variety of accompanying instruments, including guitars and drums.


  • Demonstrated experience in pastoral ministry;
  • Formal Bible college training or the equivalent;
  • Hold a current Working with Children Check;
  • Current Safe Ministry Training.


Westlakes Baptist Church has a child protection policy and privacy policy which must be adhered to.

Terms of Employment

  • The Pastor will be employed as a Full-time, paid position.
  • 4 weeks per annum annual leave (with dates agreed upon between him and the leadership team); 10 days paid personal/sick leave; superannuation paid to his designated super fund each quarter.


  • The Pastor will work closely with the deacons; and be accountable to the Membership of WBC.

The Role of the Senior Pastor will include the following: –

  • Providing leadership support and encouragement to all the congregation;
  • Providing encouragement in their spiritual growth and discipleship;
  • Preaching the Word of God to the congregation;
  • Devoting time to spiritual, mental, physical growth and development;
  • Provide pastoral care for Westlakes Baptist Church and within the wider community;
  • Be a spokesperson for Westlakes Baptist Church and within the wider community.

To find more information about the church profile, please explore our online website at:

To Apply

Should you wish to apply for this role, please forward your CV and introductory cover letter detailing why you believe God may be calling you to this role.  Please send to:

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