Bridging People and Possibilities  |  A Service of  Tyndale University

Cantonese Pastor

Cantonese Pastor

Company: Milliken Gospel Church
Contact Person: Pastoral Search Committee
8 Elson St
Markham, Ontario , L3S 2C4
Phone: 9054723100

Position Description

Full Time Position: Cantonese Pastor

Submit your application to:

Pastoral Search Committee

Position Available Immediately

Basic qualifications

  • Master of Divinity graduate or equivalent in pastoral experience
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in pastoring a Cantonese congregation in a multi-congregational evangelical church

Other skills and Qualifications

  • Pastoral
    • Leads the congregants/families to outreach
    • Leads the congregation in developing the spiritual disciplines
    • Provides guidance and support to youths and young adults based on Biblical principles
    • Skilled and gifted communicator in the roles of preacher and teacher
    • Ability to connect with broad range of age demographics of church family
    • Demonstrates a passionate heart of pastoral care for the congregation
    • Fervent in praying and leading praying
  • Leadership
    • Takes initiative and motivates congregants to serve and develop their passion for serving
    • Actively works to develop and empower the lay leaders in the congregation
    • Ability to handle conflict in a Biblically-sound and God-honoring way
    • A balance of people oriented and task oriented
    • Gifted with organizational skills and implementation
    • Experience in building teams in ministry
  • Team Work
    • Ability to work cooperatively with the pastoral team and board leaders in planning, direction setting, and accountability measures, as well as church wide programs and activities
    • Works diligently at building effective relationships
  • Administration
    • Ensures there is effective planning for and organization of church ministries
    • A good steward to utilize the church resources efficiently
    • Effectively deals with problems in a timely fashion when they arise
    • Initiates useful evaluation in order to improve the effectiveness of ministries and people
    • Effective time management skills to handle multiple tasks
  • Culture
    • Awareness of MGC’s family-oriented culture and willingness to embrace a church family with a tri-cultural environment
    • Sensitive to the needs of second and third generation Chinese Canadians as well as new immigrants
    • Fluent in Cantonese, ability to converse in English and Mandarin is an asset
  • Personal Growth
    • Maintains a growing and vibrant personal spiritual life
    • Commits time and energy to his/her marriage and family and a good model of a Christian to his/her spouse.

Please be advised that only qualified applicants who are selected to proceed in the selection process will be contacted.

Posted: January 26, 2021 | Expires: April 26, 2021
Posted Under: Pastoral
Career ID: [ 8453 ]