CMS QNNSW Communications Coordinator


The Church Missionary Society – Queensland with Northern NSW (CMS
QNNSW) branch exists to see local churches committed to global mission
through fervent prayer, active engagement, generous support and readiness to
set apart cross-cultural gospel workers in the state of Queensland and the
northern NSW region.
The Communication Coordinator will coordinate and produce quality electronic
and print communications that engage supporters in the CMS vision. A vital goal
of our communications is to educate members and churches, increase prayer
support, and raise the finances needed to send and support missionaries. With
the General Secretary you will review and develop the communications strategy
of the branch to ensure that communications remain relevant, clear and
You will work with a great branch team, friendly and supportive members, and
fabulous mission personnel who work around the world.

Overall Purpose

To deliver timely and effective communications according the QNNSW branch
yearly schedule for individuals and churches.

Reports to

CMS QNNSW General Secretary

Key relationships

CMS QNNSW branch team and CMS-A

Direct Reports


Hours and Location

This is a full-time or part-time position based in Brisbane. You will attend the
annual CMS Summer School at Mt Tamborine and possibly regional CMS events

Specific accountabilities


1. Publications
• Write and edit monthly branch communication to supporters and distribute communication via
email and paper
• Coordinate the production and distribution of missionary and branch support raising material
• Coordinate the production of the CMS QNNSW annual report (mission impact)
• Liaise with external content providers, printers and mail houses regarding copy, design and mail
2. Appeals (EOFY & others as agreed)
• Coordinate the production of church and individual appeal and correspondence in collaboration
with other branches.
• Coordinate the production of appeal materials for various mediums including website, email,
post and social media
3. Social Media
• Oversee the promotion of CMS QNNSW through Facebook and other social media, including
general content, promotion of events and other missionary information
• Manage the CMS branch web pages through posting and updating content
• Provide contributions to the CMS general website as required
4. Conferences
• Coordinate resources including banners, promotional material and displays for Summer School,
Autumn Encounter, Toowoomba conference and deputation events.
5. Strategy
• Working with the General Secretary to review and develop the communication strategy of the



• Experience in the management and production of electronic and print media
• Strong administrative and communication skills and proven ability to work independently while
liaising with various levels of management, staff and external providers
• Excellent attention to detail and an ability to work to deadlines and on multiple, concurrent projects
• Proven ability to create content for and use electronic media (Mailchimp, website, social media)
• A commitment to the faith and values of CMS QNNSW


• Tertiary qualifications in a Communications related course
• Skills in writing for NFP communications and fund-raising material
• Ability to edit and design publications using the Adobe suite of design software

Pastor, Grace Presbyterian Church Rotorua, New Zealand

We are in the process of identifying people who might be interested in a call and who might like to serve in Rotorua.

The purpose of this document is to provide information that will be helpful to Pastors who might be interested in responding to us and discussing the position with our Pulpit Committee.
This is addressed under three headings – the Pastor’s role, the Church, and Rotorua.

The Pastor’s role

Position: Pastor fulltime
General pastoral duties – preaching, pastoral, visitation
Responsible for Sunday morning preaching
Provide leadership with a view to developing potential elders
Work with current Presbytery appointed Session
Promote and guide small groups
Encourage and provide a presence in the community
Key attributes required by the role are:
o Strong and discerning leadership and people skills
o Passion for biblical teaching of the whole counsel of God
o Ability to continue building on the initial church plant
o A shepherd’s heart for lost and broken people

The Church

Grace Rotorua has a strong sense of community.
We follow the reformed, biblical, evangelical, and presbyterian heritage of our national church.
As a believing community, we are intent on building up the Kingdom of God.
The Church was founded in April 2010 by Steve and Eva Panapa. Steve retired in January, about two years earlier than expected, to look after Eva following a sudden serious operation from which she has recovered well.
We are a mission church of Grace Presbyterian Church of NZ looking to become a particular church at some point.
We have about 34 members along with a few regular adherents, spanning the age groups and ethnicities. Many have come from other Christian backgrounds and been attracted by the doctrines of grace and centrality of Christ, and compassionate shepherding.
Our members are generally consistent attendees and most are involved in support activities. We believe we have the opportunity to grow in the Rotorua environment.

Our website and Facebook are out of date, so not much help at present. New members have
recently offered to redevelop and administer these, so we expect them to play a useful role in
communication once rejuvenated.


Rotorua is a city and district of just over 70,000. The city is surrounded by a range of farming,
forestry, and visitor activities, and is home to geothermal activity, thirteen lakes, and the famed
Whakarewarewa Forest (Redwoods).
Rotorua is situated centrally in the North Island of New Zealand, about 45 minutes from the sea
and about 2 ¾ hours from Auckland.
As a major visitor destination – for tourism, activities, and sport and cultural events – it is an
interesting and exciting place to ‘live, work, and play’. Some idea of this can be seen in this

Enquiries and Communications

To: Jack Shallard – Secretary Pulpit Committee

Assistant Position at St Aidan’s Presbyterian Church, Wagga Wagga.


Please see here for more information.

Tamworth Christian Education Assoc. Inc and Manilla Christian Education Assoc Inc
are looking for a Scripture Teacher

Position: SRE Teacher
Location: High Schools in Tamworth and Manilla
Contact: Penny Clunas via email or phone 0405 440 580
or Rev Danny Morris at St Johns Anglican Church, Tamworth.

More information:
The Tamworth and Manilla Christian Education Associations (linked with Generate Ministries) are looking for a High School SRE Teacher to work 4 days per week across schools in Tamworth and Manilla commencing 28 January 2019. The Manilla Central School component also includes lessons for primary age classes. There is scope for the position to be divided across schools and to work 2 or 1 day / week.
The successful applicant will have a current Working with Children Check number, have completed a church based Child Protection Training course in the last 3 years, adhere to the Nicene Creed and statement of faith found on the ‘SRE Positions Vacant’ section of the Generate website and hold or be willing to study towards, a Diploma in Theology. To teach SRE, you must be authorised to teach SRE by a Department of Education approved SRE provider.

Preference will be given to applicants who hold a current teacher qualification, though other relevant qualifications and experience will also be considered for the role.

To apply please go online to
This is a great opportunity for a committed believer to make a difference through SRE.
For further information, please contact the Tamworth Secretary, Penny Clunas, via email or phone 0405 440 580
Perhaps you would like to move to Tamworth? or you or your husband/wife are planning to move and work in the Armidale Diocese.

Bellbowrie Community Church is seeking a part-time (approx. 3-4 days per week) Youth
Leader/Pastor, who is passionate and motivated about sharing the gospel with the youth and
children of our community and church, in order to see these youth and children develop in faith
and fully integrate into the church body.

Bellbowrie Community Church is a Bible believing Christian church located in the western
suburbs of Brisbane. We are an independent evangelical church that is affiliated with a
network of similar churches known as Christian Community Churches of Australia (CCCAust).

We are a diverse group of people with different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives,
who are united together by a common faith in Jesus Christ as our Lord and Saviour. We
believe a genuine relationship with God is the most important thing in life. We believe that the
Bible is authoritative and relevant to life, and as such, we are committed to teaching it, learning
from it, being shaped by it, and living it. For more information, visit our website at

The Youth Leader will work with the church leadership, under the authority of the Elders to coordinate
and run the following ministries:

  • Kids Church (weekly)
  • Youth Group (weekly)
  • Teenage Bible Study (weekly)
  • Young Adults Bible Study (weekly)
  • Youth Church Service (monthly)

To register your interest, and for more information please contact the church by email at

3077 Moggill Road, Bellbowrie, QLD 4070 | Office 3202 8676 |

Position available at Young Presbyterian Church


Please see here for more information visit or contact Rev Matt Purnell (Interim-Moderator) or Mr John Roxburgh (Session Clerk)

ASSISTANT MINISTER for St John’s Presbyterian Church

Full time, suitably remunerated position starting January 2019

  • Work closely with the Senior Minister to build a healthy community of believers who are confident in the gospel and the promises of God and keen to reach out into the wider community of Hobart and beyond
  • Grow and develop a healthy team ministry of both paid and volunteer leaders
  • Identify and train new and existing elders, deacons, growth group leaders, musicians, and board of management members in their roles
  • Implement and oversee a pastoral care system in the congregation
  • Mentor members of the congregation toward maturity and full-time ministry
  • Preach as required


  • Ability to work well with other leaders in the church as part of a team ministry
  • Able to train others and spur them on to love and good deeds
  • Ability to foster unity in a congregation
  • Good interpersonal communication skills across all age groups
  • A “people person” with a genuine love for brothers and sisters in Christ as well as the lost
  • Desire to shepherd and care for those in need
  • Meets the qualifications for an elder as listed in 1 Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:6-9


To express your interest please submit a resume and cover letter with at least one referee to We will acknowledge receipt of your submission within two weeks and may request further information as required.
We may contact your referee without notice, but in every other respect your expression of interest will remain confidential.
For more information contact Nick Rabe on 0447 571 809 or email

Senior Ministry Position — Canterbury Presbyterian Church, Victoria.

 CPC Overview


Canterbury Presbyterian Church (CPC) belongs to the Reformed tradition with its focus on the preaching of the Word of God and worship and fellowship on the Lord’s Day.  We are wholeheartedly committed to the doctrinal standards of the Presbyterian Church of Australia.  We are looking for a senior pastor who will thoughtfully and faithfully expound the truths of the Word of God and apply them for Christian living and witness in the 21st century.


CPC is a congregation of approximately 120 members and adherents.  CPC has a Japanese language Congregation, called Melbourne Japanese Christian Church (MJCC) comprised of approximately 30 members and adherents.  Sunday worship services usually have 110 attending the English service, with 20 attending the Japanese language service which is held at the same time.  A less formal evening service is also held in English.


The English language congregation includes a large number of Korean-speaking members and adherents, and we have a Korean Assistant Pastor employed to help serve these needs.

The Japanese congregation typically has a full time Japanese speaking pastor, however the position is currently vacant pending appointment of a new pastor.


CPC currently also employs a Pastoral Worker part time.


The ministries that CPC currently run include:


Prayer Meetings

Regular prayer meetings are held at CPC.  There are also regular meetings at the church during Prayer Week, occurring each quarter.  A monthly Missions prayer meeting is also held to focus on those on mission or preparing for the field, and a bi-weekly prayer meeting held prior to the Sunday Service.


Bible Studies

Multiple Bible studies are held on a weekly and fortnightly basis, including a young adults group, mothers study, and Japanese and Korean language studies.  We also have a Friday night dinner, fellowship, and Bible study for adults from an international background.  Attendance is approximately 5-10 each week.


Sunday School

We have an active Sunday School program held during each morning service.  Currently there are 30 children in total, with eight teachers on a rotating roster.


Youth Group

A regular Friday youth group is run for secondary aged youth. This group is led by young adults with oversight by the Korean Assistant Pastor and Pastoral Worker.



A Missions Morning Tea presentation is held once a month after the morning service, where missionaries are invited to give a presentation before the lunch is served.  CPC has a PWMU group that meets, and as a congregation currently supports three missionaries.


Sunday Lunches

A lunch is served most Sundays after the service, often Korean or Japanese style meals.  More than half of the congregation remain after the service for these lunches and they provide a great opportunity to fellowship.


Free English Classes

Free daily classes are run for non-English speaking people to learn basic conversational English.  These classes include a short Bible presentation in each class and attract between 20 and 30 on a regular basis.




Anyone prayerfully believing that they should inquire further regarding this position should contact the Interim Moderator, Rev. Graham Nicholson, on (03) 98195347 or the Session Clerk, Mr Peter Graham, on (03) 98031605.

Join the CultureConnect team

God is providing new and unprecedented opportunities for Christians in Australia to reach out to people of other cultures and faiths right outside our front door.

CultureConnect, a ministry of Interserve Australia, seeks to bridge the gap between the church and ethnic minorities in Australia. Learn more.

We’re seeking a Youth Worker to help kids engage effectively in the multicultural world they’re living in.

Youth Worker

  • Are you a trained teacher or youth worker?
  • Do you have some cross-cultural experience?
  • Are you passionate about helping Christian kids to live missional lives?

We’ve been working with Scripture Union QLD to develop an intercultural understanding program for schools: CHAT – Cultural Hearing Asking Telling. It’s been designed to help schools meet their Australian curriculum intercultural understanding requirements in a fun, safe, group-work setting.

We are looking for someone to lead the promotion and implementation of CHAT in independent schools and church youth groups. This is a role that may grow and develop as CHAT rolls out over the next few years. Want to be part of helping kids to engage effectively in the multicultural world they are going to live and work in? We’d love to hear from you.

Interserve is a childsafe organisation.

This is a part-time (0.4) salaried position based in Sydney or Brisbane.

See here for the Job Description.


Lisa Bateup
CultureConnect Director