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Church Planting Resident

City on a Hill  

Our Church Planting Residency is our primary pathway for raising up new church planters. A Church Planting Resident will be someone seriously considering the call to plant a City on a Hill church. They must be committed to the gospel and to our mission of knowing Jesus and making Jesus known. Inspired by the great commission, a Church Planting Resident will be both trained and tested over a 12-24 month program that equips them to plant a City on a Hill church.

This program includes a staffed position at one of the City on a Hill local churches, allowing the Resident to learn the culture and values of City on a Hill from the inside. While overseeing a particular portfolio at a local church, they will also engage in church planting specific training geared toward empowering them to be a Lead Pastor of a future City on a Hill church.

The hope is that our residents plant a new City on a Hill church at the conclusion of the residency. On occasion, the residency may reveal that a different leadership opportunity is better suited for them.

The Church Planting Resident will report to their local Lead Pastor while being supported by the Church Planting Pastor. They will work collaboratively with their local church staff team, and as part of the Movement staff team. The Church Planting Resident is a paid role, with full-time or part-time opportunities available for consideration.

Children’s Ministry Coordinator

City on a Hill Wollongong

City on a Hill is passionate about equipping the next generation and sees this as a core responsibility of the church. The Children’s Ministry (City Kids) Coordinator plays a key role in this as they oversee the City Kids ministry. The successful applicant is a person who has a love for children and is passionate about seeing them encounter God, in his Word and through his people. They love working as part of the staff team to see our kids have an active and substantial role in the mission of our church to ‘know Jesus and make Jesus known’.

The position exists so that children and youth in our church and community grow in their intimacy with Jesus, obedience to Jesus and mission for Jesus. This is a paid part time position of 1-2 days per week and is based in Wollongong. The City Kids Coordinator will report to and work closely with the Lead Pastor of City on a Hill Wollongong.

As City on a Hill Wollongong is part of the City on a Hill movement of churches, significant support is provided through the leadership of Matthew Keller (National Director of Next Generations), including training, supervision and curriculum.