Community Youth & Families Pastor

South City Baptist Church, Pyes Pa

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About this role

3 days/week

Part time Community Youth & Families Pastor

Bay of Plenty, Tauranga

South City Baptist Church is located in Pyes Pa, just above the newly-developed area called The Lakes. In our near surroundings you will find cafés, parks, schools, walking- and cycling tracks, to only name a few and The Crossing shopping mall not very far. The Church planted itself officially in 2021 on its Kiwifruit- & Avocado Orchard, with a passion and desire to impact the local community for Jesus.

With mana whenua approval, we have called the property Te Oro ‘the orchard’ as we plan a green and open feel which combines the property’s rural heritage with the biblical picture of the people of God as the Lord’s orchard/vineyard.

Therefore, we are seeking a person to make space for youth, children and families in The Lakes / Pyes Pa community to connect with others and discover God’s love; to help build an intergenerational, multicultural community that brings the love of God to life.

This is a missional, pioneering role that will require seeking God, prayer, research and team work to identify, implement and grow opportunities.

Key Responsibilities:

The specific detail of the responsibilities of this missional, pioneering role will be developed in association with the Pastor and Leadership Team. The person appointed will have the flexibility to use their creativity to develop new ministries and methods to reach and disciple youth, children and their parents & whānau. The role may adapt and grow within a growingchurch.


A clear call from God into this missional ministry.

Some appropriate professional training; preferably an appropriate Teaching or Theological qualification.

Experience in working with youth and/or children and families. Good written and verbal communicator.
This position is permanent, 3 days per week.

To apply, please submit your CV and cover letter to [email protected]
If you want more information, please call Pastor Shane on 07-578850 for a confidential chat.

A job description is available on request.

Vision: To be an intergenerational multicultural community that brings the love of God to life Mission: To make space for people to connect with others and discover God’s love