Calgary Chinese Pentecostal Church Mandarin Ministries Associate Pastor
Calgary Alberta, Canada
Jan 3, 2020 Permanent PAOC Credentials Required
Calgary Chinese Pentecostal Church is a multigenerational, multiethnic church comprised of about 250 people in total. It is made up of Cantonese speaking, Mandarin speaking and English speaking fellowships. The leadership of this church is made up of three Associate Pastor positions, one for each fellowship, and a Board of Deacons elected to represent all three fellowships. The Mandarin Congregation is comprised of around 70 who are mostly fluent Mandarin speaking immigrants from China. The bulk of the current congregation is comprised of adults and seniors. CCPC Mandarin Congregation has a well-established heart for ministry and fellowship. The majority of the congregation is involved in some aspect of church life or involved in a fellowship. Although we are called to share Christ with all people, there is an ongoing vision to reach the Chinese that are new to Canada. We are seeking someone who can inspire us in best reaching them and see them discipled. Roles and Responsibilities of our Pastors Include: - Providing vision and pastoral leadership. Working with two other associate pastors, but with a great deal of autonomy in the day to day operations of their respective fellowship. - Provide pastoral care and well being of the respective fellowship. - To teach Christian discipleship through instruction, leadership and by example; and to encourage the practices of the Christian faith. - Provide leadership with a vision and ministry plan. - In co-operation with the lay leadership, provide cohesive direction and support for the following fellowship core groups: • Adult Ministries • Family Ministries - Planning and conducting all aspects of church services and other events hosted by the fellowship. - Lead the congregation deeper in the things of the Spirit and to see the gifts of the Spirit in operation. - Have a shepherd’s temperament; servant-leader/mentor attitude and inclination, and to discipline with love when required. - Assist in regular leadership training for all people involved in leading ministries. - Active in congregational participation and involvement, and a heart for reaching out to the community around the church. - Assist with other church duties as required
A person of prayer and the Word. Passionate about reaching the lost and to inspire others to do the same. Fluent in Mandarin Administrative oversight and the ability to delegate. Communicate effectively with all levels of ministry teams, members of congregation and general public. Adapt to flexible schedule and deadlines (may involve working outside normal hours).
Hold a Master’s Degree in Divinity or equivalent from an accredited Seminary.
Have a minimum of 5 years pastoral experience is preferred with some experience in a cross cultural or multicultural setting. Have some knowledge of Chinese culture