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Description of Position: Leading and developing the English speaking members of the church, preaching in the English service on a weekly basis. The bulk of the work is done with the English congregation, developing volunteers, pastoring the people, leading and preaching at the Sunday service, etc. as well as overseeing/equipping the English staff in the children’s ministry.
Qualifications and/or Skills Required:
-formal Bible college education or above
-good preaching/teaching skills (they will preach/teach every week in the English congregation)
-bilingual in Cantonese/English is helpful but not necessary (the last pastor was Caucasian with no Cantonese knowledge, so we are open to any applicant)
-comfortable in cross-cultural environments. We are an English congregation in a Chinese church, and while the vast majority of your time will be spent with English speakers, you need to be comfortable in a multicultural environment.
-interested in inter-generational work. The bulk of the EM community is between 15 – 40 years old, but you would also be administrating alongside the Chinese community, which tends to be considerably older.
-someone who has a passion to serve and love a Christian community of wonderful, flawed, fascinating individuals
Projected Employment Start Date: Fall 2017 or earlier (applications accepted until position is filled)
How to ApplyTo apply, submit a resume along with a paragraph or two of basic biography (life details, who you are, why you want to do ministry, etc) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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