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Church or Ministry Markham Chinese Baptist Church
Location 9580 Woodbine Ave Markham ,ON L6C 1H8
Date Posted May 2, 2014
Language English
Job Type Full-Time Pastor
Permanent Position Yes


To work in close association with the lead English pastor to provide pastoral leadership for Markham Chinese Baptist Church’s English Division, ensuring that the church body is equipped to live out the Great Commandment and the Great Commission.

Overview of Church and Community

Markham Chinese Baptist Church (MCBC) currently has a team of 7 pastoral staff and about 1000 regular congregants. The English Division (EDM) has a regular attendance of about 250 people of diverse age groups.
Further information can be acquired at

Role and Responsibilities

• To assist the lead English pastor in fulfilling his primary role as under-Shepherd; pastor, teacher, spiritual leader, and vision caster of the English Division
• Participate in leading church services and prayer meetings, as needed
• Assist in all facets of Christian education, including leading Sunday school, as needed
• Assist in the development of a comprehensive small group ministry
• Monitor church ministries and alert the lead English pastor of any areas of concern
• Assist in developing, organizing, administrating, as well as giving leadership and accountability to the ministries within the English Division, as directed
• Help develop training and educational materials, as agreed upon by the lead English pastor
• In conjunction with other pastoral staff, conduct regular visitation of church members, shut-ins, the grieving, the elderly and the sick
• Provide biblical counseling, when needed
• Assist in the recruitment and training of leaders and volunteers
• Help provide timely reporting of church ministries
• Represent the lead English pastor at committee and ministry team meetings, as requested
• In the absence of the lead English pastor, receive his ministerial phone calls, lead meetings, oversee and lead the worship service, and other ministerial duties

• Assist the lead English pastor to ensure the alignment of the different EDM ministry plans to the broader MCBC vision, mission, and core values
• Bring discernment and focus to priorities that support the vision of the church
• Work in close association with the MCBC staff team to support and maintain a strong team environment, and complete the work necessary to fully serve and support the ministries and events of MCBC

• Participate in regular corporate worship
• Participate in evangelism and outreach opportunities
• Participate in prayer meetings and Sunday school
• Participate in relevant English ministry meetings
• Participate in and/or lead in Church wide events
• Meetings: English Division meeting, Staff Meeting, Deacon Board meeting, Church Council meeting, and Membership meetings

Qualifications and Education Requirements

The successful candidate must:
• Be born-again; renewed through the regenerating work of the Holy Spirit, and has experienced conversion through faith and repentance, all of which must be evidenced by a changed life.
• Be called to pastoral ministry. This calling is affirmed by the inward, subjective call of the Holy Spirit, along with the outward, objective confirmation of a local church and is equipped with the essential gifts and graces that are needed for such work.
• Meet the biblical expectations of Titus 1:6-9, 1 Timothy 3:2-7, and 1 Peter 5:1-3.
• Engage in rigorous personal prayer, study of Scripture, and spiritual development that lead to ongoing personal spiritual growth.
• Be committed to Baptist distinctives
• Have attained a Master of Divinity degree or greater from an evangelical seminary
• Have served at least 3 years in fulltime ministry
• Hold a defined soteriological position
• Hold a defined eschatological position
• Be able to minister with intentionality (setting goals)
Ordination is preferred but not necessary.

Preferred Skills

Spiritual Gifts: expositional teaching and preaching, counseling, and helps
Heart: a passion for the Word of God, prayerful, desirous of working with people to develop a closer relationship with God, and caring
Abilities: effective communicator and discipler, organized, a servant-leader, good interpersonal skills. strong administrative skills
Personality: personable and reliable, a seeker of the truth himself, patience, dedicated to the Word of God, energetic, willing to learn, a teachable spirit, and a humble heart
Experience: minimum of 3 years ministry experience in an evangelical, multicultural, church environment


Name: Deacon Paul Ng
Phone number: 905-887-6222

9580 Woodbine Ave
Markham ,ON
L6C 1H8

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