Website Gracecity Church

We're called to join God's renewal of people and places.

Gracecity is a locally empowered, centrally resourced, multisite and multi-ethnic church. Our mission is to join God’s renewal of people and places.

We are looking for a Church Planter to lead the pre-launch, launch and establishment of a new location of Gracecity, this person will then transition to become a Location Pastor. Key responsibilities include recruiting and developing a launch team, establishing a new flourishing location of Gracecity, and providing leadership, care, community engagement and operational oversight, in keeping with Our Gracecity Way.

This is a permanent, full-time position (or part time, if delegating responsibilities to other staff members).

Key traits must include:

  • You live and breathe the Mission, Vision and Values of Gracecity.
  • You are known for your Character, humility, integrity and respect for diversity among people.
  • You are a Natural Starter, eager to learn and adapt wherever needed. You are optimistic and resilient, you take initiative and you are self-motivated.
  • You are a Leader, able to inspire others to take action, based on conviction and belief, and committed to the multiplication of leaders.
  • You have a Heart for Mission – supporting new initiatives to reach people we’re not currently reaching, adapting wherever needed and engaging people in a life focused on mission.
  • You are a genuine Team-player, who is committed to the well-being and growth of others.


  • You are an excellent communicator in all forms, skilled in hosting, leading meetings, writing and updating, and engaging with leaders in a clear and impactful manner.
  • You possess the ability to translate and implement vision, mission and values into staffing, processes, budget, facilities and plans. You have a proven track record of getting things done on time and on budget, while working well with others in the process.
  • You are a problem solver, capable of finding creative solutions and making sound decisions in order to navigate obstacles effectively.
  • You have experience in recruiting, leading, developing and multiplying teams in a church, non-profit or business setting.


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Please note to be eligible to apply for this role you need to be residing in NZ and have NZ residency or citizenship.


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