Job Opportunities

Lead Pastor – Entwistle Community Church - May 2023

Entwistle Community Church (affiliated with Baptist General Conference) is seeking a lead pastor after

sending their current pastor to plant a church.

ECC is situated between the city of Edmonton and the Rocky Mountains. It is located in Entwistle and

borders the Pembina Provincial park. Entwistle is 50 min west of Edmonton Alberta along highway 16,

and only 2 hours to Jasper.

Entwistle is a small community with the boarding town of Evansburg. Agriculture, oil and gas, and

logging are the main industries thriving in the area. Summer tourism is booming as Seba Beach and

Pembina river are minutes away from the town. The Entwistle/Evansburg area is growing as we have

seen many families from urban centers choosing this area to be their new home over the last few years.

ECC is in a season of growth and transition and is looking for a Pastor to build and advance a unified

vision for the future.

Requirements and Qualifications

We desire a leader with formal theological education (graduate degree from an evangelical seminary


We desire a leader with the personal character, lifestyle, family life, emotional and physical state of

health which is in accordance with 1 Timothy 3.

We desire a leader who can clearly communicate and execute our mission, which states: Because of the

Gospel, Entwistle Community Church exists to make disciples who; love Jesus, love His people, and live

to make Him known – all to the glory of God.

We desire a leader who is committed to be a person who motivates and equips ministry leaders and


We desire a leader who practices the way of Jesus and lives with integrity.

We desire a leader with a strong ability to relate to people of all ages and cultures.

We desire a leader who is fully committed to the Baptist General Conference Statement of Faith.

We desire a leader who takes responsibility for staff oversight and care.


● Called, hired, and empowered for ministry by the Congregation upon recommendation from the Church Board.

● Salary as determined by the Church Board, approved by the Congregation, and expressed in the letter of call. Compensation and holidays will be developed based on - Education, Tenure and Experience.

● This is a permanent full-time position (40 hours a week, flex time) with a benefit package (as per the terms of the Memorandum of Understanding).


● Accountable to the Church Board.

● Accountable to the Congregation through the Church Board.


Job Type: Full Time Lead Pastor (Detailed Job description will be developed with the successful candidate

based on their strengths)

Congregation: 150

Church Website:

Denomination: Baptist General Conference of Canada

To Apply:

After prayerful consideration if you believe that God is calling you into a Lead Pastor role in a thriving

rural setting, we would love to hear from you. Please send a cover letter and CV to the ECC search

committee via email ( clearly indicating in the subject line the

purpose of the email. The body of the email will not be considered a cover letter.

The search will remain open until we find a suitable candidate.