Coton Green Church (CGC) was established 50 years ago by our Senior Pastor. Having faithfully served the church membership and community during this time he is now looking forward to his imminent retirement. Coton Green Church is an independent evangelical church in the Midlands with a membership of approximately 150 from a diverse age range and ethnicity. The church is affiliated to both the FIEC and EA.
Our vision is to bless and connect with the considerable diversity of people inside our church and our community, offering a place of safety, healing, wholeness and hope, where people experience the love of God and lives are transformed.
CGC is very much a work in progress, holding many exciting opportunities. We wait with anticipation to reach out and serve the hundreds of families who will shortly move into new housing developments currently being built all around us. We are motivated to expand our existing facilities and excited by the huge opportunity to develop our 7-acre site. We are constantly evolving and developing as we seek to fulfil God’s vision for us in our community.
QUALITIES AND SKILLS
We are looking for a spiritually mature, Spirit-filled, evangelical, born-again Christian. Our ideal candidate would be a visionary, an inspirational leader and have a pastoral heart. We require someone who can lead effectively our newly emerging team-based leadership structure, and who will be able to harness and build upon the developing leadership skills within the current membership.
There is an occupational requirement for the post-holder to be a committed evangelical Christian. In addition, as a result of the theological position of the church, that the office of eldership is open only to male applicants.
The candidate will be:
• The applicant will be an Evangelical Christian and moving in the gifts of the Spirit.
• An encourager and enabler with the ability to use strong leadership and communication skills, who is passionate about developing others in faith and service.
• Someone who will drive and be actively involved in building up the body of Christ – developing leaders through bible-centred teaching.
• Someone who can create evangelistic outreach opportunities to share the Good News of Jesus with the people of the local community.
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.
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