Lead Pastor

Mount Albert Baptist Church, Auckland

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About this role


Who we endeavour to be

Mount Albert Baptist Church (MABC) is a multi-cultural group of all ages and stages of faith, centrally located in Auckland with a congregation of over 300.  We invite people to come as they are and to be transformed by Jesus.  We like to engage with the world around us so that others can experience God’s love. We have strong connections with overseas missions and aim to work with our local community with activities like ESOL, Alpha, 24-7 at the local high school and our Global Cafe Nights where we celebrate other cultures.  Our church has a passion for seeking to understand God’s word and growing children’s and young people’s ministries.

Current staff

The pastoral staff is made up of a full-time Youth Pastor, who leads 24-7, and three part-time Pastors – in the areas of Connections, internationals and Children.  Other part-time staff are the Accountant, Office Manager, Café Manager and Operations Manager.

The person we are looking for

We are seeking an experienced person as Lead Pastor to be the key visionary leader with involvement in and oversight of all ministries, and an integral member of the governance body, i.e. The Elders’ Board. The Church manse will be available as accommodation.

This person will:

  • hold a current Baptist Registration (or be eligible to for registration)
  • be a gifted biblical teacher
  • have a passion for God’s word and prayer
  • be a collaborative leader
  • be able to provide oversight and support of Staff and Ministry Team Leaders
  • be accountable to the Elders’ Board for all Church ministries
  • have an understanding of Baptist protocols, policies, standards and practices
  • be a New Zealand citizen or has New Zealand residency

Contact person & details

For a copy of a Church Profile, position description etc. please email with your CV to: [email protected]

Visit our website: mabc.org.nz

Application expiry date

30 June 2024