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Pastoral minister

Website First Evangelical Church, Arcadia

First Evangelical Church, Arcadia: Next Generation Pastor (full-time)
Chinese church in the North San Gabriel area of Southern California is looking to call a full-time Next Generation Pastor. We recognize that for Asian immigrant churches, the next generation of disciples is very important for its continued mission. We are looking for a person who can pastor from children through youth. The candidate must have knowledge and understanding of the Asian-American youth culture and the struggles they face.


* M.A. in a seminary or equivalent;
* Proficient in English and understanding of the Asian-American culture;
* Ability to work with parents of children and youth, who may be overseas-born Asians;
* Good team player and able to work with the church leadership team;
* Good organization, communication, relational and counseling skills;
* Creative and a pioneering spirit.

Job Description:

Children Ministry:

* Able to continue to run the existing Child Evangelism Fellowship (CEF) curriculum;
* Able to recruit and form a team of volunteer teachers;
* Work with the core team to help in strategic planning, future direction and programs (e.g. VBS, Harvest Festival);
* Counsel parents.

Youth Ministry:

1. Teaching:
* Organize Friday night fellowship, youth Sunday school, outreach, discipleship, counseling, and other youth activities (e.g. retreat);
* Preach regularly in the youth service;
* Be current on the relevant issues of the day to teach Biblical values;

2. Pastor and Counsel:
* Connect, counsel and pastor youths from 6th grade through high school;
* Work closely with parents to help guide the spiritual growth of their youths;
* Home visitations and crisis counseling;
* Help in transitioning the youth into the young adult group;

3. Leadership Development:
* Identify and disciple youth leaders to help in planning youth programs;
* Create a parent advisory team to help in strategic planning, future direction and programs;
* Interphase with the English Pastor to help transition youth to young adult group;

4. Administration:
* Organize and administer the children and youth programs into one integrated whole;
* Work on tasks assigned by the Senior Pastor.
Interested applicants please send resume to Successful applicant will receive various employment benefits including vacation, holiday pay, health and dental insurance, retirement plan, etc..

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