We are seeking a full-time English ministry pastor for the English-speaking congregation of the Chinese Evangelical Church of Portland, OR. We are a body of Christians (singles, couples, and families) who believe and follow Jesus Christ, the Son of God. We seek to be a community that is God-centered, Gospel-driven, unity-bonded, grace-filled, and worship-animated. Our vision is to build the kingdom of God in Asian-American communities, grounded in the promises of the Gospel.
Qualifications: An ideal candidate is fluent in English, has a Masters of Divinity (or equivalent), has knowledge and experience working with Asian/Asian-Americans, and has at least 5 years of experience in pastoral ministry (cross-cultural ministry preferred).
Responsibilities and Expectations: Responsible for the spiritual leadership and pastoral care of the English-speaking congregation and its members; preach and teach the Word of God faithfully by delivering Biblically-based and Spirit-filled messages that are applicable and challenging to the congregation; cast the vision for the English congregation and work collaboratively with its lay leaders in the implementation and planning of ministry programs that support the vision; develop and train lay leaders; provide leadership and actively participate in prayer, education, discipleship and evangelism for the spiritual life and growth of members; responsible for the development of mentoring (discipleship) programs for the men and women; work creatively and collaboratively with the Chinese-speaking pastor and congregation; partner with the youth director; provide leadership for other pastoral acts.
Application instructions: Please request a Candidate Info Packet and submit your resume/CV to email@example.com.