Job Details

Type: contract
Hours: full time
Location: Edinburgh
Salary: All Church Planters are required to meet a fundraising goal before beginning their role. This will allow 20schemes to cover the cost of providing a salary and benefits as well as expenses for ministry
Posted: 07 Sep 2021
Closes: 30 Sep 2021
Ref: C07092021-0928/NIDDRIE

Important Requirements

Applications can only be considered from those who are UK citizens or who otherwise have a right to work in the UK.

You will need to be able to declare wholehearted acceptance of the FIEC doctrinal basis and agreement with the FIEC ethos statements.


Marci Haydon (Worker Relationship Manager)
[email protected]

We are looking for church-planting missionaries to live and serve in the housing schemes of Scotland. Church Planters will commit to serve long-term and plant gospel-preaching churches.

Main Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Preaching, teaching, and leading worship
  • Develop a strategy for church plant ministry, recruit and lead a team
  • Pastorally care for, support & counsel individuals within the church, team and community
  • Recruit, train and co-ordinate work of church/plant teams
  • Disciple believers and support discipleship relationships
  • Establish new and maintain existing community contacts
  • Conduct research to determine the needs of the community
  • Oversee community events and outreaches
  • Develop local and international partners for financial and prayer support
  • Leading marriages, funerals and other special services where qualified.

This role may involve working with children or vulnerable adults.  All applicants will be subject to vetting and disclosure checks. 

Required Skills

Desired Experience/Qualifications 

  • Master of Divinity, BA Theology and/or pastoral experience
  • Experience working within a ministry context
  • Experience working with people from complex backgrounds
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