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Austin Chinese Church (Texas) seeks English Associate Pastor

Posted by sedwardyang on April 29, 2008

Associate English Pastor
Position Available January 1, 2008
Austin Chinese Church
11118 Dessau Road, Austin, Texas 78754
(512)339-8675, (512)339-9556 fax
http://english.austinchinesechurch.org

Position:
Full time Associate English Pastor, as part of the Austin Chinese Church Pastoral Team

Background:
Austin Chinese Church (ACC) is a non-denominational Christian church whose members mainly consist of Chinese-Americans and Chinese immigrants. ACC was established 26 years ago and has grown to 3 congregations (Mandarin, English, and Cantonese). The Pastoral Team consists of a Mandarin Pastor, an English Pastor, a Cantonese Pastor, a Youth Director, and a Children’s Director. Total attendance each Sunday is ~800. The English congregation consists of approximately 120 adults, 35 college students, 40 high school students, and 70 middle school students.

Job Description:
The Associate English Pastor will work under the direction of the English Pastor and is accountable to the Pastoral Team. The Associate English Pastor is to oversee and support the College and Single Adult ministries. Some of the specific duties include:

1. Oversee the development of the College and Single Adult ministries
A. Train and support these ministry team directors
B. Provide assistance with planning and coordinating these ministries
C. Oversee the caring ministry for these groups

2. Preach and teach
A. Team with the English Pastor in sermon development
B. Share preaching duties with the English Pastor
C. Participate in the teaching ministries

3. Work with the Pastoral Team and participate in other ACC ministries
A. Assist in developing the long-term English ministry strategy
B. Assist in developing an integrated multi-generational English ministry
C. Assist in developing the unity of the multicultural Chinese church

Qualifications:
1. Beliefs
A. Agrees with ACC’s Statement of Faith
B. Has a clear calling from God for pastoral ministry

2. Testimony
A. In accordance with 1 Peter 5:1-4, and
B. 1 Timothy 3:1-7

3. Spiritual Gifts
A. Preaching and teaching
B. Leadership

4. Education – Masters degree or above from an accredited seminary

5. Experience
A. At least three years of ministry in a North American Chinese church
B. At least two years of college ministry (preferred)

6. Marital Status
A. Married (preferred)
B. Wife supports the decision to minister at ACC and also agrees with ACC’s Statement of Faith

7. Culture
A. Fluent in English
B. Must be able to work with a multicultural team
C. North American-raised Chinese (preferred)

If interested, please contact Andy Lee, Search Committee Chairman
Phone: 512-799-3178
Click here to email Andy Lee

Or send resumes to:
Austin Chinese Church
Attn: Associate English Pastor Search Committee
11118 Dessau Road
Austin, Texas 78754

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Acts Fellowship Church in Austin, Texas seeks Associate Pastor

Posted by sedwardyang on December 15, 2007

Greetings in Christ Jesus.

My name is Charles Lee, and I am the pastor of Acts Fellowship Church in Austin, Texas – primarily an English-speaking Korean American ministry.

We are prayerfully seeking an associate pastor that will primarily work with the college students (65-85).  So, if you know of anyone who might be interested, please let us know or pass the word to them.

Our church is an independent English-speaking Asian-American church. For more information, visit our web site at http://www.actsaustin.org.

If anyone is interested, please contact me for details on the application process.  We are affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention.

Qualification:  MDiv from a conservative evangelical seminary (Baptist seminary preferred), Baptist background preferred, married (preferred).

TIA,

Charles J Lee
Pastor
Acts Fellowship Church
www.ACTSaustin.org
512-970-2757

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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.

Scope
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 www.accdfw.org.

Download detailed job description here

Contact Person:

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