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Mandarin Pastor

Mandarin Pastor

Company: Markham Chinese Baptist Church
Contact Person: Deacon Yuanji Chen
9580 Woodbine Avenue
Markham, Ontario , L6C 1H8
Phone: 905-887-6222

Position Description

Work within a team setting to shepherd the Mandarin congregation of the church.

Brief church history and Community (recommended)

Currently the church has a team of 10 pastoral staff and about 1000 congregants across four Divisions: English (~150+ people), Mandarin (~200 people), Cantonese (~500 people) and Young Life Division (~150 people).

The church is strategically situated next to Hwy 404 between Major Mackenzie Drive E. and 16th Avenue in a residential area developed over the past 20 years and is expanding into the north with predominately Asian origin.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Work with church leaders to recruit, train, coach and support related ministry leaders.
  • Serve as Mentor to the assigned Cell Groups, shepherd Cell Group Leaders, visit those groups on a regular basis and offer support and realistic help to them.
  • Assist in the routine operation and development of the Cell Group Shepherding Platform.
  • Participate in pulpit ministry, teaching ministry and prayer ministry as designated and/or invited.
  • Provide support, visitation and pastoral counseling to related leaders and members as needed.
  • Attend meetings of related ministry including Pastoral Staff meeting, Council meeting, Board of Pastors and Deacons meeting, Members meeting, Mandarin Division meeting etc. as required.
  • Report on ministry progress on a regular basis to the Mandarin Lead Pastor/Senior Pastor.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • With calling from God and with strong passion to serve in the body of Christ.
  • Theological education: Graduated from accredited and recognized theological seminaries with qualification of Master of Divinity degree.
  • Strong preaching and teaching gifts are preferred.
  • Pastoral experience in North America is an asset.
  • Speak fluent Mandarin and English. Cantonese is an asset.
  • Be a team player to co-work with Mandarin Lead Pastor to nurture and minister the Mandarin congregation and cooperate with other Division Pastors to shepherd the whole Church.


Posted: December 13, 2021 | Expires: September 1, 2023
Posted Under: Pastoral
Career ID: [ 9771 ]