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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

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


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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: July 11, 2021
Posted Under: Pastoral
Career ID: [ 8453 ]