Assistant Minister


St Nick's Church (EC4V 4BJ)

Date posted: 19th June 2023
Application ends: 27th July 2023

St Nick's is a young Anglican evangelical church in the heart of the City of London. We are looking for an Assistant Minister to lead a new second Sunday service and one of our midweek lunchtime talks, initially for 5 years, to start summer 2024.


The Assistant Minister will be a member of the church's senior staff team and will lead the new Sunday congregation, as well as one of the midweek lunchtime talks. They will have regular preaching responsibilities and will be involved in discipling those who attend the lunchtime talks and Sunday church, as well as supporting the evangelistic vision of reaching the City with the gospel. This opportunity would particularly suit a man with theological training who is ready to take on all the aspects involved in leading a church, with support. Ministry to men: - Evangelism, discipleship and training of men: working with individuals and groups, with the aim of reaching and building up gospel partners. - Read the Bible with 4-6 men on a weekly / fortnightly basis with the aim of equipping them to be missionaries in their workplaces and to love and serve Jesus and his people. - Meet with 2-3 different men each week (e.g. a new contact at a lunchtime talk / Sunday service, follow-up from CE, or a member of Partnership groups). Promote the Christian faith to the general public. - Assist with the supervision and pastoral care of male junior staff members and ministry trainees. Midweek City ministry: - Oversee a lunchtime talk: lead meetings, decide notices etc. - Maintain contact database and communicate with partners and newcomers for a lunchtime talk. - Lead a weekly Partnership group of midweek gospel partners. - Lead and preach at midweek lunchtime talks. - Engage with workplace Christian groups with the intent of discipling Christians in workplace ministry. - Assist in the planning of termly Gospel at Work meetings and communicate with other talk leaders. Sunday ministry: - Organise and lead many of the tasks associated with Sunday services, to include: recruiting and briefing people to read, pray and be interviewed each week; and liaising with other rota overseers. - Lead and preach at Sunday services. - Lead the teaching programme for a Small Group Bible study stream, including training and prayer slots. - Lead a Small Group leaders' Bible study group (known as SLOBS). - Attend and help organise fortnightly service planning meetings. Ministry admin: - Assist with setup, running and clear up of public meetings. - Assist with the planning of the preaching rota. - Lead the administration and practical tasks associated with some ministry events. - Lead the organisation of mission weeks.

Required skills

Skills & attributes: - A love for God's people and the lost and a desire to serve them well with the gospel (1 Pet 3:15). - A love for God's word and confidence that it is sufficient for salvation and the means by which God does his work (2 Tim 3:16-17). - An ability to teach the Bible and train others to teach the Bible (2 Tim 2:2, 15). - A keen desire to serve City workers with the gospel and to encourage and equip Christian men and women in the City to make disciples in their workplaces (2 Cor 4:1-6; Eph 4:11-16; Mat 28:18-20). - Attention to detail, with strong planning and organisational skills. - Ability to work unsupervised, as well as part of a team. - Ability to give clear instructions, and instruct others. - Ability to prioritise and meet deadlines. - Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, fluent in written and spoken English. - Computer literacy and ability to learn new skills. Christian character: - A love of God through Jesus Christ by the Holy Spirit. - A growing knowledge of God through Jesus Christ by the Holy Spirit and obedience to His word. - Godliness in line with the Bible: adorning the gospel in godly conduct, being gentle and showing perfect courtesy to all people and zealous for good works (Titus 2-3). - Servant-hearted attitude in line with Scripture, sensitive to others' concerns.


The Assistant Minister must be able to represent the mission and values of St Nick's in all aspects of the role and there is therefore an occupational requirement for the post holder to be a committed evangelical Christian, as permitted under Schedule 9, Part 1, of the Equality Act 2010. Conditional offers will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.