Pastor/Minister at Chinese Bible Church Of Greater Lowell
Chelmsford MA 01824
About the job
Position opening: Pastor/Minister, Cantonese Congregation
This is a full-time position reporting to the Senior Pastor.
1. Shepherd and minister to the Cantonese Congregation.
2. Provide caring and counseling for spiritual growth and needs.
3. Teach and preach the Bible.
4. Lead and nurture evangelistic endeavors to proclaim the Gospel.
Provide spiritual leadership, guidance and participate in the Cantonese congregational programs under the supervision of the Senior Pastor and co-working with members of the pastoral team, elders and deacons in the following:
• Sunday worship service and pulpit preaching in the Cantonese congregation, and other congregations as needed.
• Sunday school, discipleship training and development of church leaders.
• Lead and perform pastoral caring and counseling to individuals, couples, families and groups on spiritual growth, deficiencies, conflicts and crisis prevention.
• Lead congregational and/or church-wide evangelistic and outreach missions in local and distant communities.
• Oversee and lead fellowship activities including fellowship and prayer meetings and retreats
Personal qualification and experience:
• Possesses spiritual maturity and clear calling to serve as a pastor/minister in a Chinese speaking congregation.
• Possesses prayerful submission and humility in leading the congregation in accordance with the core value of CBCGL (see under ‘Faith Statement’ and ‘Our Mission’ at www.cbcgl.org).
• Experience as a pastor/minister in a Chinese speaking congregation, and in pulpit preaching, discipleship training and Bible teaching. Additional experience in any or all of the above in an English-speaking congregation desirable but not required.
• Experience preferred in organizing and leading evangelical and outreach activities in local communities and short- and long-term missions.
• Experience in pastoral caring and counseling of individuals, couples, families and groups in spiritual growth, deficiencies, conflicts and crisis prevention preferred but not required.
Education: M. Div. or higher from an accredited theological seminary or equivalent of evangelical faith.
Language: Proficient in Chinese and native speaker of the Cantonese dialect, and written and spoken Mandarin and English.
Applicants please email your cover letter, statement of faith, two (2) testimonies of salvation and full time calling, and resume to the attention of Elder Rick Shih at firstname.lastname@example.org. Application by mail should be sent to the above address.