Metropolitan Community Church (MCC) is seeking a part-time Pastor to lead our congregation in Brisbane.
MCC Brisbane meets weekly at the Merthyr Road Uniting Church, New Farm. This is an ideal opportunity for a qualified minister to develop and grow a small congregation into all it can be.

Key Tasks

As the sole Pastor of the church, strong multidisciplinary skills are essential. Key tasks will include:

  • preaching
  • outreach to, and support of, the LGBTIQ community
  • pastoral care
  • leading and setting the goals and direction of the church
  • administration
  • fostering vibrant worship services to meet the needs of a diverse congregation.

The Pastor is expected to perform this challenging role with limited financial resources. Encouraging, leading and utilising volunteers from the congregation is expected. Excellent relationship and communication skills are key to this role.


The Pastor will have a considerable level of stakeholder contact in relation to sensitive issues facing the LGBTIQ community in Brisbane / Queensland. The Pastor will continue MCC Brisbane’s decades of visibility and representation in speaking up for justice and equity issues within both secular and Christian circles.

MCC is an open and affirming denomination. The Pastor will need to fully support MCC’s doctrinal policies on the full inclusion and acceptance of all people into God’s kingdom, including LGBTIQ people.  MCC Brisbane is a contemporary ecumenical congregation of approximately 100 people.


The new Pastor will be appointed on a paid part-time basis of 20 hours per week. Salary is AUD $41,600 p.a. (including 9.5% statutory superannuation contributions), plus $100 monthly travel allowance.

To Apply

An information brochure about MCC Brisbane, the full job description and an application form are available for download by clicking on the following links:

MCC Brisbane Infomation

MCC Brisbane Job Description

MCC Brisbane Application Form

Please complete the application form and email the required documents to

Applications are invited now and will be accepted into 2018.


This page last edited: 7 November 2017