Young Adult Pastor
Markham Chinese Baptist Church
Markham, Ontario
6d ago
source : Christian Careers Canada

Position Description

The Young Adult Pastor works within a team setting to equip the English congregation of diverse age groups of predominantly Asian origin with a focus on young adults from grade 10 to post-secondary graduates.

Overview of Church and Community

Currently the church has a team of pastoral staff and 1100+ congregants across four Divisions : English ( 200 people), Mandarin ( 200 people), Cantonese ( 600 people) and Young Life Division ( 150 people).

The church is strategically situated next to Hwy 404 between Major Mackenzie Drive E. and 16th Avenue in a residential area developed over the past 20 years and is expanding into the north with predominately Asian origin.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Oversee the spiritual needs of young adults from grade 10 to post-secondary graduates
  • Contribute within a team setting to the development of the English Division and the entire church
  • Work with the Youth Pastor to ensure a smooth transition from Young Life to English congregation
  • Develop and motivate leaders
  • Be involved in preaching, teaching and prayer ministries as well as general pastoral duties
  • Serve as mentor to the assigned Small Groups, shepherd Small Group Leaders, visit those groups on a regular basis and offer support and realistic help to them
  • Attend prayer meetings and ministry meetings Qualifications and Education Requirements
  • With calling from God and with strong passion to serve in the body of Christ
  • Theological education : M.Div. or above from an accredited and recognized theological institution
  • Pastoral experience in North America of similar church size and culture preferred
  • Excellent communication skills in English. Knowledge of Chinese is an asset
  • Accredited by or willing to seek accreditation with CBOQ
  • Be a team player and cooperate with other Divisional pastors for ministry alignment and church unity
  • Deacon Daniel Woo

    Church Phone Number : 905-887-6222

    NB : People with disabilities are welcome and will be accommodated upon successful selection.

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