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English Congregation Co-Pastor

Chinese Church in Christ
Posted: 04/04/2022
Salary/Range: TBD
San Jose, CA

Chinese Church in Christ (San Jose, CA) English Congregation Co-Pastor

The Big Picture

Chinese Church in Christ ( is seeking a full-time Co-Pastor for the English Congregation.

The Candidate


  • 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.

The 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

The Compensation

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

The Process

Please look over this job description and the church website. Along with your resume please answer these questions:

Why do you believe that you might be a good fit as the English Pastor at CCIC?

Describe your experiences in ministry and how you may be qualified to serve as the English Pastor at CCIC?

In just a few sentences please give a summary of your theology and how that is in line with the Statement of Faith of CCIC?

Please send your resume, sermon link and the answers to these questions to

To Apply: