Markham Chinese Baptist Church Published: August 18, 2021
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 Grade 7-12 students.

Overview of Church and Community

Currently the church has a team of 10 pastoral staff and about 1000 congregants across four Divisions: English (~150+ people), Mandarin (~200 people), Cantonese (~500 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 Knowledge of Chinese is an asset
  • Strong computer and technological
  • Be a team player and cooperate with other Divisional pastors for ministry alignment and church unity

Role and Responsibilities

  • Oversee and develop YLD ministries on Sunday mornings and on weeknights for students from Grade 7 to 12
  • Preach; teach Sunday School
  • Provide visitation and pastoral counselling; reach out to parents
  • Select and review curriculum materials and educational tools
  • Recruit, train and coordinate various activities with volunteers
  • Develop and motivate leaders
  • Attend prayer meetings and regular ministry meetings

Contact

Deacon Richard Wong YLDHiring@mcbc.com

Church Phone Number: 905-887-6222

 

NB: People with disabilities are welcome and will be accommodated upon successful selection.