Job Details

Type: permanent
Hours: full time
Location: Edinburgh
Salary: This role is full-time and will be within a church plant in a housing scheme in Scotland. Our roles are self-funded and all applicants are required to meet a fundraising goal before beginning their ro
Posted: 02 Nov 2021
Closes: 30 Nov 2021
Ref: P02112021-1416/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.


Alison Ballam (Operations Manager)
[email protected]

20schemes is the church planting and training ministry of Niddrie Community Church based in Edinburgh. We have rolling recruitment programme.  Interviews take place during March and September. Applications need to be submitted 2 months in advance of the interview period. 

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 a church plant ministry, recruit and lead a team
  • Pastorally care for, support and 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. Niddrie Community Church is committed to safeguarding. 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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