Lead Pastor


Facebook: Christian Life Assembly

Come to the beautiful Peace Country where the people are just as lovely as the river that runs
through it! The Town of Peace River, AB is located in Northwestern Alberta and is situated along
the banks of the Peace River. It is located approximately 486 kilometres (302 miles) northwest of
Edmonton, and 198 kilometres (123 miles) northeast of Grande Prairie. Population is roughly
6700 and there are various Indigenous, French-Canadian,Mennonite and Hutterite German
communities surrounding the Town of Peace River. Peace River has every amenity you need. For
those that enjoy the outdoors, we have beautiful parks and hiking trails. There is also a large
music and visual art community. Peace River is a wonderful town to raise a family; great schools
and many activities to enroll your children in. You won’t regret being a part of this beautiful and
friendly town that we call home!

Christian Life Assembly’s mission is built upon Matthew 28:19 “Go and make disciples” with a
vision “to build a church that unchurched people love to attend”.

We represent quite an ethnic background making our church very multicultural in its worship
style and activities. Unique ministries such as Art journaling, Master Kids Chef (kids club), and
Hens and Chicks (women’s mentoring group) have been serving our community and church. We
have Lifegroups, bible studies, and prayer meetings. Opportunities to serve with worship teams
in music or media are welcomed as well. Community events such as our annual SuperBowl party,
Christmas Variety Show, and Parents Day out shopping event have been great outlets to serve
our community. We also partner with missionaries to be a part of the global church.

Job Summary:

As lead pastor, you will provide spiritual leadership to members of Christian Life Assembly (CLA).
As a church we are looking for a pastor that is ready to develop spiritual giftings within our
congregation and as a result engage our church and community to God’s work.

In a practical sense we will need a Pastor who is ready to prepare weekly sermons, and preach
and conduct worship services. Our lead pastor will also be responsible to interpret biblical
scripture for the congregation. The Lead Pastor will provide care and counsel to church members
and assist them in crisis situations. In addition, working as CLA’s lead pastor you will be required
to officiate at special services such as; baby dedications, baptisms, weddings and funerals.
Working hours will be irregular to divide time between conducting church services, attending
social events at the church and in community and completing administrative duties.

Salary Package: $40,000-50,000 (salary based on experience and education), pension, 3 weeks
vacation & health benefits.

Reports to: Pastor’s Council

Required Qualifications: Credentials with PAOC (or willing to obtain)

Preferred Additional Qualifications:

1.  Leadership Training and an interest in building leaders

2.  Counselling training and/or experience

3.  Experience with strong community ministry

4.  Dependable Work Ethic

If you have a passion for ministering in a community church that desires to reach their
community with the love of Christ please apply today.

Our church needs a shepherd.

Applicants please submit resumes & references to clajobapplications@gmail.com