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Associate and Assistant Pastors

English Co-Pastor

Chinese Church In Christ - San Jose
Posted: 02/22/2022
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Location
San Jose, CA
Description:

Chinese Church In Christ – San Jose
English Congregation Co-Pastor Opening

Responsibilities:

  • Focus on growing the English congregation (about 150 members)
  • Shepherd the congregation through expository preaching and teaching
  • Disciple, equip, and raise up leaders for the work of ministry
  • Move the congregation toward the vision of the congregation:
      • We are an intergenerational church that
        • invites others to follow Jesus Christ,
        • invests in one another’s discipleship journey, and
        • integrates faith with life
        • by the power of the Holy Spirit for God’s glory.
  • Partner with the congregational leadership (elders, the other English co-pastor with a young adult focus, youth ministry pastors, deacons) to lead the overall English congregation 
  • Preach Sunday sermons up to 3 times a month as part of the preaching team (co-pastors, youth pastor, occasionally elders and guest speakers).  In collaboration with the team, take charge of guiding the preaching themes and calendar.
  • In collaboration with the team, take charge on Christian education (Sunday School) – come up with curriculum, teach Sunday Schools, organize calendar and teachers, train up teachers.
  • Motivate members to express their faith in evangelism and compassion services in the community.
  • Officiate communions, weddings, baptisms and funerals as needed.
  • Provide pastoral care (visitations, hospital visits, counseling, etc.) to congregation members as needed.
  • Work in collaboration with deacons and other leaders for key events (ex. Family retreat, Christmas outreach, Good Friday, etc.). 
  • Oversee and support small group ministries.
  • Serve in other church ministries as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Seminary degree preferred
  • Active and growing relationship with Jesus Christ
  • Pastoral/ministry experience, minimum 5 years
  • Significant ministry experience with Asian-Americans (first generation and beyond)
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Team player
  • Committed to and exemplify the values of servant leadership
  • Passionate about intergenerational ministry and church body life
  • Heart for sharing the gospel.
  • Excellent role model for adults and families
  • Agree with CCIC’s values, leadership structure, and doctrinal position

We offer:

  • Housing allowance
  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • 403(B) retirement
  • Continuing education
  • Sabbatical
  • PTO (Paid Time Off)

Interested candidates should submit at least the following:

  • Resume
  • Files or links to some of your sermons (video or audio are fine)
  • Your experience, burden and vision about working with Asian-Americans
  • Your statement of faith
  • Your perspectives on primary and secondary theological/doctrinal issues

For questions or consideration, please contact:

Bruce Wong

1490 Saratoga Ave, San Jose, CA 95129
408-766-7114

bwong.ccic@gmail.com
https://en.ccic-sj.org/

To Apply: Bruce Wong, bwong.ccic@gmail.com, 408-766-7114