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Arlington Chinese Church seeks an Associate Pastor for the English-speaking congregation

Posted by sedwardyang on December 13, 2007

Arlington Chinese Church is seeking an Associate Pastor for the English-speaking congregation. The Associate Pastor shall work with the pastoral staff as a team, in which the Senior Pastor is the team leader, to fulfill the mission our Lord Jesus Christ has given to us.

The Associate Pastor is to nurture and shepherd the English-speaking congregation. He will assist in various ministries with the Chinese-speaking congregation, leading to the completion of the total vision and mission of the church.

Job Description

The Associate Pastor’s preaching and teaching duties include:
• Preaching on pulpit on Sunday worship service
• Preparing Sunday worship details
• Teaching adult Sunday school
• Equipping and providing support to English adult small group lay pastors
• Leading a small group when needed
• Equipping and empowering lay leaders

The Associate Pastor’s other duties include:
• Visitation of members and visitors
• Counseling members of the congregation
• Participate in elder and deacon meetings
• Administer ordinances
• Participate in prayer meetings
• Participate in evangelism and missions

The successful candidate must be a graduate of an accredited bible college or seminary in North America, Master of Divinity degree or higher preferred. The person must have three or more years of pastoral experience in North America, with experience in Chinese American churches helpful. The successful candidate must be fluent in spoken and written English. The ability to communicate in Mandarin or Cantonese is helpful but not required. It is preferable that the successful candidate be ordained and married. There is no ethnicity preference. The person must agree with ACC’s “Missions, Values, Vision, and Strategy” and abide by its constitution. Moreover, the successful candidate must transfer membership to ACC. A background and credit check will be conducted on the successful candidate. Salary will be commensurate with experience. A comprehensive benefits package will be provided.

ACC is non-denominational. We are a member of and partner with Southern
Baptist of Texas Convention to reach Texas for Christ through church planting. Our Sunday worship comprises of two Chinese worship services (Mandarin and Cantonese) and an English worship service. The church was founded in 1980 as a mission of the First Baptist Church, Arlington. The congregation at present consists of approximately 360 adults, 70 youth and 70 children. The church staff consists of a pastor, an interim youth pastor, a children’s minister, a minister for outreach ministry, a secretary and a part-time administrator. Further details of the church can be obtained at our website

Download detailed job description here

Contact Person:

Dr. Sang Wu
Arlington Chinese Church
805 Oakwood Lane
Arlington, TX 76012

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