Presbyterian Church of Victoria – Ministry Development Officer

Do you live with a desire to see the truth about Jesus Christ changing people’s lives? Do you have a passion to see spiritually revitalised churches living out healthy fruitful lives under God in their communities? If that is your desire then you might be the gospel worker that the Ministry Development Committee (MDC) is seeking as its Officer.

The MDC is a committee of the Presbyterian Church of Victoria (PCV) and is charged with the work of promoting the spiritual health of congregations within the PCV. The MDC Officer would be vitally engaged with the development and implementation of strategies for revitalisation and the extension of ministries in PCV congregations. The role includes oversight of the home mission program, providing relevant training and mentoring both church leadership and congregations, and the support, building up and extension of congregations through evangelism.

The Officer is directly accountable to the MDC and will work towards the goals and aims of the MDC. The position is a full-time appointment for an initial 3 year term.  Annual performance reviews will provide valuable feedback and help to refine the role and develop the work. Subject to satisfactory review there is provision for a further 5 year extension.

Expressions of Interest, including a letter of application and a resume should be submitted to The Convener, Ministry Development Committee, Presbyterian Church of Victoria, 156 Collins St Melbourne, VIC. 3000 by 4pm on Friday 29th September 2017. Further information about the position (including a full job description) can be obtained from the Convener of the Ministry Development Committee through its Office Administrator Mr Ben Palmer at:

Email:                                     Ph 03 9655 1406


Pastor: Kaniva-Nhill Presbyterian Church Full-time

The two country congregations located in the Western Victorian towns of Kaniva and Nhill, which together form the Kaniva-Nhill Presbyterian Church, are looking for a pastor to start in January 2018. We are seeking a pastor who is keen to proclaim the good news about Jesus, interested in rural ministry and who is happy to work in a Presbyterian context. The Kaniva-Nhill congregations are classified as a ‘Home Missionary station’ which means the pastor would not need to be ordained and is appointed on an annual basis. Ideally, he would have some theological training but could also be supported with some mentoring and training.

For a full job description and more information contact the moderator of Kaniva-Nhill at

Applications close 15 September 2017.