Part-time £16200 / year
Emmanuel Church, Morden (SM4 4RJ)
Date posted: 3rd March 2023
Application ends: 15th April 2023
We are seeking a Women and Families Worker to work with the leadership team in discipling and sharing the gospel with women and families linked to the church.
- To do the work of an evangelist by supporting existing ministries such as Families@Flames, the Emmanuel Toddlers group, Coffee Mornings, and Enquirer groups such as Christianity Explored, and pioneering sustainable initiatives as church resources permit. This might include visiting, one-to-one meetings or organising group activities. - To disciple women and prepare them for works of service, by leading them in Bible study and training in evangelism through one-to-one meetings or groups. - Participate in church on a Sunday and, depending on gifts, teach and lead in the services and children's groups. - Participate in parish-wide events such as the Life Mission, Morden Bible Convention, training, meetings and joint services where appropriate. - Provide practical support to the Vicar regarding the running and administration of the church as required. - Fulfil any other duties and responsibilities, identified by the Ministerial Team as are within the person's capabilities and level of responsibility, in order to meet the needs of the church.
The candidate must be: - A Christian who is trustworthy, as described in the Pastoral Epistles, and has a good reputation with outsiders; - Able to teach the gospel to non-Christians, and to model evangelism to Christians; - Able to recruit, train, motivate and supervise volunteers to develop the church's mission; - Able to communicate well and work effectively in a team; - Able to motivate self and take the initiative, including being able to work without direct supervision.
The candidate must believe in and promise to uphold the Jerusalem Declaration of Faith. The candidate must also have experience of: - Organising and leading activities involving Christians; - Leading evangelism to women and to families; - Leading Bible studies with women one-to-one or in a group; - Experience of teaching the Bible in children's groups; - Safeguarding training, and knowledge of it, especially in relation to children and older people; - Use of e-mail and social media communications. The candidate must also hold a recognised biblical, theological or practical mission qualification (or working towards such a qualification) and a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service. Further details on these points are given on the full job description, which is available on request.