Gregory Drive Alliance Church

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Galatians 2:20

Pathways Children's Ministry Apprentice

Gregory Drive Alliance Church is offering a Children's Ministry Apprenticeship beginning in the fall of 2018. We are looking for an individual who has a sense of calling to ministry leadership and who is passionate about equipping children to be maturing disciples of Jesus. As a Pathways student, this individual would complete their field experience in our ministry context.

All applicants will be contacted and a follow up interview will be had with those chosen to move forward. The chosen candidate will need to apply to Pathways School of Ministry. For more information regarding the Pathways School of Ministry visit

What is Pathways?
Pathways School of Ministry exists to train, empower and release Christ centred, Spirit empowered and Mission focused leaders into vocational ministry in the Christian and Missionary Alliance movement. Pathways combines academic training with practical ministry experience.

Academic Partnerships: Pathways academic partners are Emmanuel Bible College (undergraduate) and McMaster Divinity College (graduate). Students who complete the Pathways undergraduate program will receive an Undergraduate Certificate in Ministry with advanced standing equivalent to one year towards any undergraduate degree at Emmanuel. Those who complete the Pathways graduate program will receive a Graduate Certificate in Christian Studies, which can be applied towards one year of either their MTS or MDiv degrees. For specific course information visit

Field Experience: Pathways pairs each student with a Ministry Coach and a Ministry Role for the student to apprentice. In this context, the student experiences opportunity to grow and experiment with their ministry gifts and calling.

Key Areas of Leadership
Gather Sundays Children's Programs (Nursery, Toddlers, Children)
GDAC Family Events
P.A. Day Camps & March Break Camp

Other Expectations
Be a maturing follower of Jesus
Meet weekly with Ministry Coach (Pastor Tracy)
Participate in our GDAC Staff Team and GDAC Vision Strategies of Gather, Grow and Go.

Duration: The apprenticeship will align with the Pathways time frame of Sept to June.
Remuneration: Pathway apprentices receive $5000 and can raise additional support through the Apprenticeship Fund.
Hours: This is a full time role with hours divided between Pathways coursework and ministry leadership.
Apply:You can apply online at our website by clicking Work Here. If you have questions or want more information, connect with Pastor Tracy ( or Pastor Greg (

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