Chinese Pastor

Chinese Pastor (Full-Time)

Post date: March 2021
Status: Full-Time
Compensation: TBD
Contact: Email Peter via [email protected] with subject line RE: Chinese Pastor Position

West Houston Chinese Church (WHCC) is a nondenominational church that is committed to the mission 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.

QUALIFICATIONS

Language Skills: Mandarin preaching & English speaking and writing; other dialects or languages are a plus
Education: Graduate-level seminary training; M.Div. or higher preferred
Experience: Ordained pastor with Chinese ministry experience and a minimum 3 years of pastoral experience in North America
Ministry Style: Must be a team player who is comfortable functioning within a multiple language-staff structure
Spiritual Gifts: Preaching, teaching, and leadership
Doctrines: non-charismatic evangelical; must be in full agreement with WHCC’s doctrinal statement

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 ministry coworkers meetings
  • Share administrative duties assigned within the staff team
  • Attend weekly staff meetings
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