English Co-Pastor at Chinese Church In Christ - San Jose
San Jose, CA 95129

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Focus on growing the English congregation (about 120 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

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

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

In order to reduce chances of contracting COVID-19, initial interviews will be conducted over Zoom.

Address

Chinese Church In Christ - San Jose
1490 Saratoga Ave
San Jose, California 95129

Contact

Bruce Wong
408-766-7114
bwong.ccic@gmail.com

Website

ccic-sj.org

Location
San Jose, CA 95129
Job type
Full Time
Posted
Hours/week
Full Time Permanent
Pay rate
Depending upon experience
Ordained position
No
Exempt status
Exempt
Skills
Counseling
Encouragement
Mentoring
Preaching
Teaching
Industries
Church Ministry