Ministry Opportunity Tauranga

St James Union Church Methodist/Presbyterian

St James, in Greerton, Tauranga is seeking a Nationally Ordained Minister for a .75 position at the church. We are an integral part of the Greerton community and we have a deep concern for the residents and wish to increase our partnering with it. We hope that we can provide a worship centre where people feel comfortable and supported in their faith journey, and that their faith will grow and deepen in to the reality of being a church family. Our congregation is a caring, accepting group, concerned about the community in which we live and we would like our Minister to share a similar philosophy. We regard the Minister’s spouse and family as also being in need of our
Pastoral care and will support them too. We wish our Minister to be a good team player, prepared to build on the work that has been done to create a strong, faithful congregation. Our Minister will enjoy the special nature, warmth and diversity of the parish as much as we do.
A Parish Profile is available on request. We ask that Expressions of Interest together with a current CV, be registered with our MSB Convenor, Rev Jaco Reyneke before 14 December 2018.

Ministry Vacancy at Somervell Presbyterian Church Auckland

Somervell Presbyterian Church is located in the central Auckland suburb of Remuera, close to the Eastern Beaches. We are looking for a full-time, nationally ordained minister to lead our diverse and inclusive congregation. Somervell has a strong tradition of preaching and education which we have affirmed as a priority for Ministry along with leading the spiritual growth of the congregation. We wish to broaden our pastoral care and continue to reach out into the community. The Parish slogan is “Where faith inspires life”; we have affirmed that this represents our view of where we are now and where we go in the future.
For more information and a parish profile, please email Ian Dittmer at or phone on 021 2831810 (evenings only please).

National Assessment Workgroup Administrator (part time over a year)

National Assessment Workgroup Administrator (Part time over the Year)
This is the key administration role in the selection process for candidates who feel called to train as Nationally Ordained Ministers in the Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand. Our longstanding Administrator is no longer able to continue, and we now seek a replacement. The Administrator assists the two Co-Convenors of the Workgroup to run the annual process each year, which culminates in the National Assessment Workshop each May. The commitment is for about 130 hours per year, with busy times October/November and February to May. The role is remunerated.
Duties include:
Coordinating candidate applications
Booking venues; scheduling activities; liaising with all involved
Pre-planning, organizing and participating in the annual planning day (last Saturday in February) and the four-day annual Assessment Workshop (this commitment is four days over a weekend in May)
Being the ‘go to’ person and communicator
The Administrator should preferably be Auckland based, with good computer and communication skills.
If you are interested in engaging in this important role for NAW – please contact Dorille Shadbolt (co-convenor)

Children’s Ministry Co-ordinator – 30 hours

Papakura East & Hunua Presbyterian Church

Are you gifted at working with Children? We run a playgroup, holiday programmes and Sunday school and we are looking for someone to co-ordinate them. If this position interests you please refer to following link for further detail and/or contact Rev Michael frost on 09 296 0849 or

Childrens Ministry Coordinator Role Papakura East

Ministry Vacancy at Glendowie Presbyterian Church Auckland

A family church and congregation at the heart of the community.

Glendowie Presbyterian Church is located a little way up the hill on the Western shore of the Tamaki Estuary, with the village of St Heliers just over the hill and the Hauraki Gulf’s beaches and islands beyond. Nature abounds close-by, while the City, and all it offers, is just a few bays and headlands away.

Our congregation is looking for a full-time, nationally ordained minister to lead our friendly, loving and bible-believing, intergenerational church.

If you’re a fun and friendly person who is alive in Christ, looking to partner with a church community focused on achieving a vision of transformed lives through teaching and leadership skills, we would love to hear from you.

Our focus is on families, from the youngest members to the more senior, and engaging with our local neighbours through all members of our congregation and the many events, activities, and courses we run.

For more information and a parish profile, please email Ben on 0212166275 and email

Visionary Minister – CBD of Whangarei City

St Andrews Presbyterian Church in Whangarei, is inviting expressions of interest to an exciting adventure in our mission in this district.

St Andrews comprises a community of believers, and of seekers, who are finding ways to take ministry out into the community of Whangarei.

We are looking for a visionary minister to lead the local congregation, based in the CBD of Whangarei City. At the same time facilitating the process of growing the church’s mission together with two significant suburban church communities. This would require competence in leading a staff of ministers, specialists and volunteers; leading out of a passion for God and His people.

The parish profile and a list of ministry expectations are available on application to the Rev Tom Waight, (027) 365-5655.

Minister – Auckland Taiwanese Presbyterian Church

The Auckland Taiwanese Presbyterian Church, located in East Auckland, is seeking a full time minister who can preach in Taiwanese and English, to work with the Taiwanese community, especially with young families. To find out more or apply, please email

Pastoral Position

Massey Presbyterian Church

Massey Presbyterian, a multi-cultural evangelical church, is looking for an associate or assistant pastor, to work in our staff team. We seek someone with deep biblical faith, passion for the Gospel, a heart for people, high motivation, and good communication and team skills. The role is initially part-time, but could be combined with other roles, other work, or study. Expressions of interest to our Senior Minister, Rev Dr Stuart Lange:

Pastoral Position Helensville

South Kaipara Presbyterian Parish

South Kaipara Presbyterian Parish is looking for a minister (lay or ordained). The main congregation is Helensville Community Church, a small but committed group of varying ages. It meets in excellent new facilities and has a more charismatic worship style. There is also a more traditional congregation at St. Cuthbert’s Kaukapakapa, meeting every second Sunday afternoon. A pastor is sought who teaches the Word, is led by the Spirit, has great people skills, is energetic in reaching into the community, and who is able to grow the church. The position is currently less than full-time and will (at least initially) be on a stated supply basis. Please send expressions of interest (with CV) to the interim moderator, Rev Dr Stuart Lange,