印城華人教會誠聘副牧師一位

Associate Pastor 

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The goals of calling an Associate Pastor are:

To relieve the day to day work load on the Pastor and thereby enable him to spend more time in sermon preparation, teaching, and evangelism.

Functions and Duties:

1.  Assist the Pastor, as directed, in the performance of his ongoing ministerial duties.

2.       Oversee the church-wide visitation emphasis on prospects and members.

3.       Develop and carry out a functional program to outreach campus students and scholars

4.       Perform other tasks as mandated by the Bible and as needed by the church, which specifically fall in the area of the Pastoral.

Responsibilities:

1.    Seek the Lord and find delight in Him:

a. Give adequate time to personal prayer and study in the Word.

b. Labor and strive after godliness (1 Timothy 4:6-10).

2.    Be a pastor to one's own family first (1 Timothy 3:4-5):

a. Spend time together in prayer, spiritual conversation, and the Word (Ephesians 5 and 6).
b. Meet the needs of one's wife in particular, deepening their intimacy and relationship together (Ephesians 5, 1 Peter 3:7).

  1. Be an example to the believers (1 Peter 5:1-3).
  2. Reach out to the lost with the gospel of Jesus Christ and incorporate those who repent and believe into the life of His Church, the body of Christ.
  1. Pray for the whole church program and for individual members (Acts 6:4).
  2. Encourage and provide opportunities for members' spiritual growth.
  3. Minister to the congregation through regular preaching and teaching from God's Word (Acts  6:4; Ephesians 4:11; Titus 1:9).

8.   Meet with the elders and/or deacons at stated times for the purpose of prayer,  discussion, and making decisions related to the well-being of the church.

9.   Maintain a working relationship with all members of the church staff.

  1. Provide monthly reports to the deacons.

11. Oversee administration of the day-to-day church plant functions when needed.

Supervision:

This position will be initially viewed as a mentoring relationship with the senior pastor of Chinese Community Church of Indianapolis, Carmel, Indiana with the goal of preparing the person in the performance of his ongoing ministerial duties. This position will report directly to the senior pastor with a formal evaluation twice a year by the deacon board.

Requirements:

  • Deep commitment to the Lord Jesus Christ and the building up of the church of Jesus.
  • Professional and personal life that is consistent with the Christian walk.
  • Interpersonal skills, which reflect honor, courtesy, manners, and Christian love.
  • Ability to communicate with congregational members, staff, and church leaders.
  • Willingness to submit to the church leadership and cooperate with the church deacons.
  • Positive attitude of joy, faith and vision, and humor (when necessary) is a plus.
  • Seminary graduate or currently pursuing a seminary education.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.

Special requirement for Chinese Church:

  • Speak Mandarin and English. Understand Cantonese or Taiwanese is a plus
  • Pastoral experience in North America is a plus
  • Ministry of Caring, Visitation and Campus Ministry are the immediate main responsibility
  • Accept the statement of faith, constitution and bylaws of the CCCI
  • Trained in theology and evangelism
  • Married

 Probation:

            There will be a 90-day probation period for this job during which time either party may terminate the relationship without cause.

Salary and benefits:

A full-time position, salary based on and adjusted by the person’s experience in pastoring church, plus fringes and benefits. Other benefits: paid business expenses, a great positive working environment, flexible hours, and satisfaction in laboring for the kingdom of God.  The church leadership is firmly committed to providing the spiritual and financial commitment to see this work accomplished. As a non-profit organization, Chinese Community Church of Indianapolis does not pay into unemployment insurance. Unemployment benefits will probably not be available to the applicant.

 
Contact

Howard Huang

CCCI Pastoral Search Committee

3405 E 116 Street

Carmel, IN 46033

 Email: howardhh@prodigy.net

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