tel 250.828.1114    700 Hugh Allan Drive, Kamloops BC

POSITION: Full-time Lead Pastor


Southwest Community Church is in a neighbourhood of single-family homes and townhouse complexes in the Aberdeen area of Kamloops. Southwest has a congregation of approximately 70 individuals of all ages, with the majority of the congregation being seniors. Our congregation is active in a variety of ministries and envision Southwest as a vibrant, relevant place of worship and discipleship that is continually drawing people to Christ and equipping them for ministry. Our vision is “To live and love like Jesus” and we do this by:

  • Connecting with God

  • Connecting with people

  • Connecting with a cause.

    See our full vision and mission at


    Southwest is seeking a lead pastor who:

  • Demonstrates a genuine love for people and desire to introduce people to Christ and foster their spiritual maturity;

  • Has an active prayer life and close relationship with Jesus Christ;

  • Is approachable and proactively relational, with an ability to reach out and minister to a diversity of people with a wide range of needs;

  • Is a servant leader with strong leadership and administrative skills;

  • Is an authentic communicator and a strong team builder;

  • Is passionate about God’s church and about SWCC’s potential to grow and be a vibrant witness in Kamloops and beyond;

  • Continually seeks ways to bring relevant, Biblically based teaching to younger generations and the broader community; and,

  • Attests and adheres to the Statement of Faith as articulated by Canadian Baptists of Western Canada (CBWC) with the attitude: “In essentials, unity. In non-essentials, grace. In all other things, Christ”.


    In cooperation with the Pastoral Team, the Lead Pastor initiates, promotes and sustains ministry in these primary areas:

  • Preaching, Teaching and Worship

  • Prayer and Spiritual Formation

  • Pastoral Care

  • Leadership

  • Evangelism and Discipleship

  • Administration and Supervision



  • Master of Divinity or equivalent

  • Ordained, or willing and able to meet the requirements of ordination, with CBWC

  • Lead pastor experience of not less than 5 years

  • A personal faith in Christ and a desire to “live and love like Jesus”

    Apply Now:

    We invite candidates to apply by completing a Ministry Information Profile available on the CBWC website or click here: MIP Download. Please email your completed MIP and resume to

Application Deadline: May 2, 2019