Job Opportunities

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Post date: March 2021
Status: Full-Time
Reports to: Chinese Mandarin Lead Pastor
Relates closely with: Pastoral Team, Support Staff
Supervises: N/A
Contact: Email Peter via pvzhang@att.net with the subject RE: Chinese Pastor Position

West Houston Christian Church (WHCC) is a nondenominational church that is committed to the vision of “Welcoming sojourners home to the joy of following Jesus together.” WHCC is seeking a full-time Mandarin Chinese pastor for our Mandarin-speaking adult congregation. WHCC's Mandarin Congregation is a vibrant, inclusive community consisting of Mandarin-speaking adults of all ages. Our congregation currently has an average worship attendance of about 500 adults, with more than 30 small groups meeting throughout greater Houston. For more details about WHCC, visit our website at www.whcchome.org.

Qualifications
  • Language Skills: Mandarin Chinese preaching & English speaking and writing. Other dialects or languages a plus
  • Education: Graduate level seminary training, M.Div. or above preferred
  • Experience: An ordained pastor with ministry experience to the Chinese required. North American pastoral experience for at least three years is required
  • Ministry Style: Must be a team player who is comfortable functioning within a multiple language-staff structure
  • Spiritual Gifts: Preaching, teaching and leadership
  • Doctrine: Non-charismatic evangelical; must be in full agreement with WHCC's statement of faith

Responsibilities 

Leadership

  • Provide leadership and direction in the assigned areas of Chinese ministry in accordance with the church vision
  • Disciple and mentor ministry leaders
  • Coach a team of small group leaders and apprentices in the assigned ministry zone
  • Function effectively and smoothly as a member of the staff team


Teaching & Preaching

  • Preach in the Mandarin Chinese service
  • Teach adult Sunday School classes
  • Conduct ministry trainings


Care Ministry

  • Provide care and shepherding to the Mandarin congregation
  • Conduct visitations as needed
  • Minister to families and singles in small groups and the church


Missions & Evangelism

  • Model and train others in evangelism
  • Support the church's global ministries and evangelistic efforts


Administration

  • Report to the Mandarin Chinese Lead Pastor
  • Attend bi-monthly church council meetings and bi-monthly Mandarin lead team meetings
  • Share administrative duties assigned within the staff team
  • Attend weekly staff meetings

 


Post date: January 2023
Status: Full-Time
Reports to: Lead English Pastor
Relates closely with: Pastoral Staff Team, Church Council, Congregational Leaders
Supervises: N/A
Contact: Email jobs@whcchome.org with the subject RE: Youth Pastor/Minister Position

The youth pastor/minister's primary role is to shepherd the middle and high school students at West Houston Christian Church in partnership with parents, the WHCC congregation, and pastors to create resilient disciples in Christ Jesus.

Qualifications

Required Skills

  • Must be in full agreement with WHCC's statement of faith
  • Experienced in working with middle and high school students
  • Must possess strong interpersonal and communication skills and be a team player who is comfortable functioning within a multi-staff, multilingual and multicultural ethnic church environment


Preferred Skills

  • Graduate level seminary training (MA/MDiv/ThM or equivalent) strongly preferred
  • Experience in Asian-American ministry strongly preferred
  • Effective administration skills

Responsibilities 

Teaching & Preaching

  • Disciple students using a Biblical worldview in contrast to the dominant cultural view
  • Oversee teaching and curriculum for Sunday morning D-groups (discipleship groups)
  • Plan and oversee weekly Friday night Ignite youth gatherings
  • Equip students and leaders in discipleship
  • Provide training and teaching on missions and evangelism
  • Preach twice a year (or more) in English service


Leadership

  • Work with Youth Ministry Deacon to oversee a volunteer youth staff and youth ministry interns, as applicable
  • Refine youth ministry vision and coordinate overall ministries
  • Train and develop student leaders and volunteer youth workers for regular youth programs
  • Maintain relationships with local churches and youth ministers for joint events and programs
  • Develop new youth programs (as needed)


Administration

  • Oversee youth portion of WHCC website, prayer bulletin, and Meta bulletin on a weekly basis
  • Attend weekly English staff team, Pastoral Staff Meetings for accountability and overall church involvement
  • Report to Lead English Pastor, work with the Pastoral Staff Team to support general ministry needs, and update church council about youth ministry


Pastoral Care

  • Build relationships built on trust and care with students and their families
  • Recruit, disciple, equip and empower lay leaders, both parents and young adults


Miscellaneous

  • Oversee youth mission trips
  • Support youth summer camps
  • Conduct MS and HS retreats as needed