Markham Chinese Baptist Church Published: March 7, 2019
Location
9580 Woodbine Avenue, Markham, ON L6C 1H8, Canada

Job Type
Category
Permanent Position
Yes
Country
Canada

Description

Work within a team setting to oversee and develop our growing Young Life Division (YLD) ministries, with a focus on youth in grades 7 to 9.

Overview of Church and Community

Currently the church has a team of pastoral staff and 1100+ congregants across four Divisions: English (200+ people), Mandarin (200+ people), Cantonese (550+ people) and Young Life Division (150+ people). The church is strategically situated next to Hwy 404 between Major Mackenzie Drive E. and 16th Avenue in a residential area developed over the past 20 years and is expanding into the north with predominately Asian origin.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

• With calling from God and with strong passion to serve in the body of Christ
• Theological education: M.Div. or above from an accredited and recognized theological institution
• Pastoral experience in North America of similar church size and culture preferred
• Excellent communication skills in English. Knowledge of Chinese is an asset
• Strong computer and technological skills.
• Be a team player and cooperate with other Divisional pastors for ministry alignment and church unity

Role and Responsibilities

• Oversee the spiritual needs of youth in grades 7 to 9
• Work with the Children Pastor to develop YLD ministries on Sunday mornings and on weeknights for children/youth from birth to grade 9
• Work with the Youth Adult Pastor to ensure a smooth transition from Youth Life to English congregation
• Develop and motivate leaders
• Preach regularly in the youth service
• Teach Sunday School
• Select and review curriculum materials and educational tools
• Provide visitation and pastoral counselling; reach out to parents
• Recruit, train and coordinate various activities with volunteers
• Attend prayer meetings and ministry meetings

Contact

Deacon Richard Wong

YLDHiring@mcbc.com

Church Phone Number: 905-887-6222