Families Ministry Leader, birmingham

Image Damian Zaleski,  Unsplash

Image Damian Zaleski, Unsplash


Edward Road Baptist Church (Balsall Heath, Birmingham) is looking for the right person to be a key member of the church eldership and to lead the Families Ministry on a three-quarter-time to full-time basis, initially for a three-year term.

The successful applicant will:

  • Be passionate about making Jesus known through church ministry to churched and unchurched families
  • Be passionate about discipling believers
  • Understand and value cross-cultural mission in a deprived, multi-cultural and multifaith, inner-city community
  • Be a good team leader and administrator who is able to think strategically and to take initiative
  • Be gifted at supervising volunteers and team members
  • Demonstrate good pastoral and listening skills
  • Be a humble and gracious team player who’s able to work with people from different backgrounds

The successful applicant will have specific responsibility for the families’ ministry, as well as a key role in wider church ministry, including teaching and preaching.

They will work closely with the senior pastor and be accountable to the eldership.

They will be a practicing Christian and in full support of the Evangelical Alliance Basis of faith. (By the nature of the job this is regarded as a specific occupational requirement).

Location & salary

Based in Balsall Heath, Birmingham, the salary will be £22,500 (pro rata), in line with BU Home Mission stipend.

Pastors will also receive a manse allowance, currently set by the BU at £6,000, as well as some additional expenses.

Closing date

Monday 5th June 2017

Interview date

Thursday 29th June 2017

Anticipated Start Date

September 2017

More Information

www.erbc.org.uk/recruitment or email recruitment@erbc.org.uk