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English Pastor

English Pastor

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

Position Description

Work within a team setting to shepherd about 150 congregants of diverse age groups of predominantly Asian origin in the English Division

Overview of Church 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

  • Participate in pulpit ministry, teaching ministry and prayer ministry
  • Be involved in general pastoral duties and the development of the English Division
  • Work with church leaders to recruit, train, coach and support related ministry leaders
  • Serve as mentor to the assigned Small Groups, shepherd Small Group leaders, visit those groups on a regular basis and offer them support and realistic help
  • Provide support, visitation and pastoral counseling to related leaders and members as needed
  • Attend meetings of related ministry including Pastoral Staff Meeting, Council meeting, Deacon Board meeting, Members’ meeting, English Division meeting etc. as required

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Strong preaching and teaching gifts
  • With calling from God and with strong passion to serve in the body of Christ
  • Theological education: M.Div. or above from an accredited and recognized theological institution
  • Pastoral experience in North America of similar church size and culture
  • Excellent communication skills in English. Knowledge of Chinese is an asset
  • Accredited by or willing to seek accreditation with CBOQ
  • Be a team player and cooperate with other Divisional pastors for ministry alignment and church unity

Preferred Skills

  • Small group experience is an asset
Posted: December 13, 2021 | Expires: June 13, 2022
Posted Under: Pastoral
Career ID: [ 9772 ]