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English Minister/Pastor – Tri-Valley Bible Church (N. Cal.)

Posted by sedwardyang on May 30, 2007

English Minister/Pastor Position

The Tri-Valley Chinese Bible Church (TCBC) is searching for a full time Pastor to lead the English Congregation, which is composed of 80+ English-speaking adults and youths. Located in Pleasanton, California (30 miles east of San Francisco), we are a non-denominational, evangelical Asian American Church, holding separate Sunday Worship Services in Mandarin and English. We have about 300+ worshippers attending, including children.

The English Congregation comprises approximately 80+ members and the worshippers are mostly Asian-American families, including middle school, high school, and college students. The English worship service is contemporary in format; Praise songs and hymnals are supplemented with piano and stringed and percussion instruments.

We are looking for a seminary graduate with a Master of Divinity degree or equivalent, a clear calling to the ministry, and evangelical belief. Previous experience in working with, motivating and encouraging people, and excellent interpersonal and communication skills are vital. A heart for the Asian culture will be warmly welcomed.

Key responsibilities for the English Minister include:
1. Leading the youth ministry
2. Guiding the English Speaking Ministry
3. Providing Spiritual Leadership
4. Providing Solid Biblical Teaching
5. Preaching
6. Discipleship
7. Evangelism

Please send your resume to Pastor Job Lee (chairperson of the English pastoral searching committee): Jobklee_AT_gmail_DOT_com

Church Information:
Tri-Valley Chinese Bible Church
1055 Serpentine Lane
Pleasanton, CA 94566
Phone: 925.462.7677
Fax: 925.462.7659
Web: www.tvcbc.org
Email: info_AT_tvcbc_DOT_org
Members: 200
Average Attendance: 250
Contact Person: Pastor Job Lee
7646 Quail Creek Cir.
Dublin, CA 94568
Phone: 925.828.8942
Email: Jobklee_AT_gmail_DOT_com
Denomination: Non-Denominational

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Openings in East Asia and India – American Baptist International Ministries

Posted by sedwardyang on May 25, 2007

May 25, 2007

There are two new openings in my area, one in Hong Kong and one in the Philippines. Please spread the words, and ask God to provide the right persons to the respective ministries. International Ministries strives to develop an inclusive missionary force that reflects the ethnic/cultural diversity of American Baptist Churches.
Ben

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Personnel Opening in East Asia and India
International Ministries, ABCUSA
Benjamin S. L. Chan
May 2007

If you are interested in or have questions about the positions, please contact Benjamin Chan, Area Director of East Asia and India

(A) Appointment by International Ministries

1. China: Theological Educator
Teach Biblical study in a theological seminary in China. Work and cultural experience in China is preferred. Doctoral degree in the area of teaching is required. Mandarin (Chinese) language is a plus but not required.

2. Hong Kong: Leadership Development
Provide pastoral and spiritual support to Christian leaders of Baptist churches in Hong Kong. Will involve in formal or informal leaders training and theological education. Work and cultural experience in Hong Kong is preferred. Will require to learn Chinese (Cantonese) language.

3. Hong Kong: Mission Mobilization
Develop, coordinate and promote mission projects, volunteer service, and mission teams in Hong Kong. Work and cultural experience in Hong Kong is preferred. Will require to learn Chinese (Cantonese) language. Mandarin (Chinese language) is a plus.

4. Philippines: Leaders Development (NEW) Serve with the Convention of Philippines Baptist Churches promoting leaders training in seminary and church settings. Will work under the leadership of Filipino Baptists. Require a graduate degree in theology. Work and cultural experience in the Philippines is a plus. The learning of Ilonggo language is required.

5. Philippines: Music Teacher
Teach music in a Bible school in the Philippines. Will work under the leadership of Filipino Baptists. Work and cultural experience in the Philippines is a plus. The learning of Ilonggo language is required.

6. Philippines: Theological Educator
Teach Biblical study in a Bible school in the Philippines. Will work under the leadership of Filipino Baptists. Require a graduate degree in the area if teaching. Work and cultural experience in the Philippines is plus. The learning of Ilonggo language is required.

(B) Appointment by International Ministries and Church World Service

China: English Teacher
Teach English in junior college/ college in Mainland China under the arrangement of the Amity Foundation. A Bachelor degree is required and an ESL degree and/or teaching experience is preferred. Work and cultural experience in China is a plus. It requires a two-year commitment for the first term of service. For more information, go to http://www.amityfoundation.org/page.php?page=76

(C) Appointment by International Ministries and University Baptist Church

Youth Pastor (NEW)
Serve with the University Baptist Church in Hong Kong that provides pastoral care and spiritual nourishment to overseas staff and students of the Hong Kong Baptist University. The youth pastor will focus on the ministry with the English speaking children and youth. A Master of Divinity Degree or equivalent degree is required. Chinese language is a plus but not required. Enjoy working in an urban and multi-cultural setting. It requires two-year commitment in the first term of service

(D) Direct Hiring by Overseas Partners

India: Teachers
Teach in an international Christian boarding school in India. It requires a two-year commitment in the first term of service under the direct hiring of the school. Openings are posted in http://www.kis.in/people/vacancies.php and http://www.woodstock.ac.in/WorkatWS/vacancies.htm.

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Atlanta Chinese Christian Church seeks English Congregation pastor

Posted by sedwardyang on May 21, 2007

Seeking English Assistant Pastor

The Atlanta Chinese Christian Church is currently seeking a pastor who will lead and manage the English Congregation under the supervision of the Senior Pastor.

Qualifications:

*Be in possession of a B.A. (M.Div. preferred) or equivalent ministry experience, with Evangelical faith
*Required experience serving in a Chinese church
*Should be a strong leader with excellent interpersonal skills
*Should be well organized
*Should have proven skills in change management, be able to forge a vision, manage conflict and people
*Should have proven experience in mobilizing and raising lay volunteers and leadership

Contact:
Atlanta Chinese Christian Church
4434 Britt Road, Tucker, GA 30084
email: accc.em-AT-gmail-DOT-com

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Community Outreach Manage – CityTeam Ministies Oakland, CA

Posted by sedwardyang on May 17, 2007

Hello All,
I recently heard about a position with City Team Minstries in Oakland.
They are looking for a Community Outreach Manager who can speak Chinese.
Currently, they want to reach out to some 200+ Chinese in Oakland that
they have been developing relationships with.
See below….
(or at http://www.cityteam.org)
Feel free to pass on…
Blessings,
Cheryl Thieu

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Position: Community Outreach Manager
Department: Oakland
City: Oakland, CA

Job Description:
The Community Outreach Manager provides leadership in a catalytic mode for the researching, strategizing, equipping, mentoring, motivating, and implementing of the processes for facilitating church planting movements in relation to CityTeam Ministries and other partner organizations in the assigned city/region. The Vice-President of North American Church Planting will provide mentoring to the Community Outreach Manager in the accomplishment of the previous statement. The Community Outreach Manager will provide leadership for the inter-program processes related to bringing a church planting focus to the city center area in consultation with the City Director.

The Community Outreach Manager is to focus his/her activity in fulfilling the mission statement of CityTeam Ministries.

Specific Duties:

Ministry

1. Create and develop comprehensive prayer strategies
2. Maintain a consistent practice of prayer and Bible study.
3. Research people group studies, strategies, and resources for the city and sharing with the Vice-President of North American Church Planting.
4. Assist the Vice-President of North American Church Planting in the North American/regional training events and online training.
5. Care for his/her own spiritual walk.
6. Maintain an accountability group which meets regularly.
7. Practice the ministry of discipling others.
8. Exhibit in all relationships the love of Christ for hurting people, a high standard of moral and financial integrity, and love for God the Father and our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ through the practical living out of the Shimah.
9. Develop and coordinate the interns within the program.

Personnel

1. Conduct and participate in staff performance evaluation process in a timely manner as requested by the Human Resources Department.
2. Lead, train, motivate and mentor the CPM strategy/implementation team.
3. Recruit and train Church Planters and other leadership supportive to the CPM strategy.
4. Develop and manage assigned personnel.

Planning and Implementation

1. Map out the least reached people of the city, determining lostness, worldviews, bridges and gatekeepers for the respective least reached peoples of the city.
2. Put into place a comprehensive strategy to reach all least-reached communities/groups in the city.
3. Oversee the development and implementation of specific strategies for family-based evangelism, empowerment and discipleship within the target neighborhood.
4. Put into place annual plans and long range plans with SMART (specific, measurable, attainable, realistic, and tangible) goals and resources (financial, personnel, materials) for selected priority least reached peoples with month, quarterly and annual reports/evaluations.
5. Put into place equipping centers and mentoring programs for church planters/leaders.

Public Relations and Promotion

1. Discover potential partnerships with other agencies and organizations who are CPM
friendly to fulfill the church planting vision of CityTeam Ministries and upon approval from VP and City Director putting into place those partnerships.

Personal Donor Cultivation

1. Develop, implement, and maintain a personal donor cultivation and missionary support program in accordance with a plan established annually in cooperation with the Vice President of Development.

Job Requirements:
1. Must have a personal and consistent relationship with Jesus Christ and be active in a local church living out the Shimah.
2. Must have demonstrated in previous relationships a high commitment to Christ, the local church, evangelism, and disciple making.
3. Must have compatible theology on major issues of CityTeam’s statement of faith.
4. Must have a calling to serving God and the body of Christ and have a burden to see disadvantaged people come to Christ and have their need alleviated.
5. Must have demonstrated in previous relationships a teachable spirit and be committed to team participation.
6. Must have demonstrated in previous relationships the ability to put together and lead a team.
7. Must have demonstrated effective communication skills in speaking and writing.
8. Must have a commitment to serving the youth and families in an urban context.
9. Must be an initiator who can work under deadlines.
10. Preferably multilingual in English and a second language representing major ethnic groups in the area.
11. Must have demonstrated in previous relationships to be a servant-leader, to lead by example and to serve by example.
12. Must exhibit integrity in professional and personal life in accordance with CityTeam’s code of ethics and be straightforward and not self-serving.
13. Must have demonstrated in previous relationships the ability to plan and follow-through with plans.
14. Must have demonstrated in previous relationships the ability to handle financial management and be able to adhere to established budgeting procedures and constraints in a timely manner, practicing prudent management of financial and human resources.
15. Must have demonstrated ability to put together a budget, source it, and manage it.
16. Must have demonstrated ability in previous relationship the ability to mentor others.
17. Must have demonstrated in previous relationships the ability to relate to people of various cultures in all levels of their pilgrimage with the Lord, in all national, social, and economic backgrounds and denominational settings.
18. Prefer two years administrative or management experience.
19. Educational preference: degree from a Bible School or Seminary.
20. Must have planted a church among lost people or be willing to be involved in a church plant among lost people as a part of learning/leading.

Experience, Education, Training:

Contact: CityTeam Oakland, CA – 510.452.3758

For further information about any job listing, please feel free to call Vy Anderson in the Human Resources Department at 408.232.5600 ext. 5623.

Resumes can be faxed to 408.453.3295, e-mailed to Vy Anderson, or sent to 2304 Zanker Road, San Jose, CA 95131. Job descriptions are available upon request.

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Teaching in China in Fall 2007 with Educational Resources and Referrals–China (ERRC)

Posted by sedwardyang on May 16, 2007

Dear friends,
The attached fliers are for some teaching positions that we urgently need help filling. If you or someone you know is interested in any of these positions, please e-mail us at errcmobilize-AT-gmail-DOT-com or call 1-800-377-2446).

God bless,

Daniel Jaime
ERRC
Mobilization/Publicity
1405 Arch St.
Berkeley, CA 94708
Tel. 510-486-8170
408-786-6714(cell)
Fax 510-486-8160
e-mail: errcmobilize_AT_gmail-DOT-com
Website: www.errchina.com

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Teach English to PH.D. Degree Students (Fall 2007 Semester)

1 Teacher to teach English in a leading university in Beijing.

The host institute will provide free housing, with kitchen, bathroom, air conditioning, telephone, TV and Internet hook-up. Monthly stipends are more than sufficient for living in China.

Commitment: One semester

Requirements: Mature Christian. BA degree with teaching experience. TESL certificate required.

Teaching Assignments: One semester only. 12 hours per week.

Class: 30-35 students (Ph.D Candidates in various majors).

Curriculum: Established.

Additional requirements: Able to join ERRC Orientation in Oakland, CA in mid-August , debt free, with a strong and supportive church.

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Teach Business English to Government Officials (September 1, 2007 – June 30, 2008)

2 teachers to teach business English at an English Training Center in Beijing, and 2 teachers to teach business English at an English Training Center located at a leading university in Taian (a midsize city near Jinan, Shandong).

The host institute will provide free housing, with kitchen, bathroom, air conditioning, telephone, TV and Internet hook-up, one free meal daily and reimbursement for international round trip airfare. Monthly stipends are more than sufficient for living in China.

Commitment: One year.

Requirements: Mature Christian. BA degree with work experience. TESL certificate required. Business background preferred.

Teaching Assignments: English. 16+ hours per week.

Class: 20 students. Government officials preparing to study or visit abroad.

Curriculum: Established, immersion learning environment.

Additional requirements: Able to join ERRC Orientation in Oakland, CA in mid-August, debt free, with a strong and supportive church.

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Teach English to Undergraduate Students (September 1, 2007 – June 2008)

1 teacher to teach English and 1 to teach Business English at a a leading university in Tianjin.

The host institute will provide free housing, with shared kitchen, bathroom, air conditioning, telephone, TV and Internet hook-up and reimburse international airfare. Monthly stipends are more than sufficient for living in China.

Commitment: One year.

Requirements: Mature Christian. BA degree with teaching experience. TESL certificate required.

Teaching Assignments: Teach English to English major students or to business major students 12 -16 hours per week.

Class: 30-35 Undergraduate students.

Curriculum: some curriculum materials are available, but supplementary materials needed

Additional requirements: Able to join ERRC Orientation in Oakland, CA in mid-August, debt free, with a strong and supportive church.

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Teach English to Undergraduate English Majors (September 1, 2007 – June 2008)

1 teacher to teach English in a leading university in Guangzhou.

The host institute will provide free housing, with shared kitchen; bathroom, air conditioning, telephone; TV and Internet hook-up and reimbursed international airfare. Monthly stipends are more than sufficient for living in China.

Commitment: One year

Requirements: Mature Christian. BA degree with 2 years teaching experience. TESL certificate required.

Teaching Assignments: Teach English to English major students 12 -16 hours per week.

Class: 20-25 Undergraduate students.

Curriculum: Resources and references available.

Additional requirements: Able to join ERRC Orientation in Oakland, CA in mid-August, debt free, with a strong supportive church.

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