English Congregation Pastor

Chinese Community Church

Washington, DC 20001

Category: Associate Pastor

Posted on: April 19, 2017

Time Type: Full Time

Job Description:

The Chinese Community Church (CCC) is located in Chinatown in Washington, DC. It is the oldest Chinese-American church in the Washington metropolitan area. The church started as a mission outreach to Chinese immigrants in 1935 and continues to minister to new immigrants and 2nd and 3rd generation Chinese-Americans. In addition to its foundation of multi-generational Chinese-Americans, CCC also ministers to a growing multi-cultural and multi-ethnic congregation of college students, young professionals, and families with young children.

Church Organization and Structure
We are an independent, non-denominational church of about 200 regular worshippers across three Sunday services:

1) English Service, blending a contemporary service with elements of traditional worship, serving families, young professionals, college students, youth, and seniors (averaging 100)
2) Cantonese Service, serving recent and long-time immigrants (averaging 50)
3) Mandarin Service, serving recent immigrants, professionals, and college students (averaging 50)

Current Church Needs
Changes in the Washington, D.C. area are bringing increased opportunities to reach out to a community in need of the Gospel. We believe in God's promise to further grow and develop our English-speaking congregation through an emphasis on equipping our college, young professional, and congregants with young children for ministry.

The Chinese Community Church is calling a Pastor that will serve CCC by providing leadership, teaching, and vision to ensure the spiritual health and growth of the English Congregation.

Personal Qualities
- Commitment to the Gospel of Christ
- Personal desire for spiritual growth
- A strong devotional and prayer life
- Energy and passion in implementing ministry
- Comfortable serving in an urban community with both urban and suburban congregants
- Appreciation for God's work in other CCC congregations

Professional Qualities
- Minimum of 3 years of full-time ministry and/or missionary experience
- Master of Divinity from an accredited evangelical Seminary
- Awareness of and ability to employ current technology for effective ministry

Spiritual Gifts and Skills
- Demonstrated leadership, communication, and relational skills
- Ability to think strategically and envision new possibilities for CCC
- Strong biblical preaching for life transformation

General Responsibilities
- Primary day-to-day leader for the English Congregation and change agent for CCC
- Helps lead CCC in executing its vision through:
a. Regular pulpit supply (weekly preaching and teaching)
b. Leading Bible Studies/Small Group ministries
c. Equipping lay congregants for God's work
d. Community evangelism and outreach
e. Collaboration with other pastors to fulfill CCC's mission and vision

To apply for this position, please send your resume and most recent picture of you and your immediate family, if applicable, to cccdcpastorsearch@gmail.com

Check us out on the web: www.cccdc.com

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English Congregation Pastor
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Full Time
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100 - 250

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Thomas Kee
500 I Street, NW
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