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  Lead Pastor

Evangelical Community Church

Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, other

Category: Senior Pastor

Posted on: April 24, 2017

Job Description:

Evangelical Community Church ("ECC"), an English-speaking, multi-ethnic, non-denominational church in Hong Kong, now seeks to appoint a Lead Pastor to oversee, lead and care for the church in upholding its core values of Worship, Nurture, Community and Outreach to reach more people with the Gospel and make more disciples for our Lord Jesus Christ.

The Lead Pastor shall exemplify a consistent testimony through his prayer life and walk with Christ, as demonstrated in the integrity of his relationships with family and the church, with humility and a teachable spirit. He shall also demonstrate a Great Commission lifestyle, with a keen ability in balancing ministry and family life, emotional and physical well-being.

The Lead Pastor is expected to regularly preach God's truth in relevant and applicable messages to a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic congregation. He shall be grounded in grace, passionate about prayer,_noemailmitted to exegetical preparation, expository delivery and application, gospel-centered preaching, and the infallible Word of the Bible. He is also expected to oversee a team of staff, as well as any congregation members invited to teach.

While serving on the Board of Elders as an ex oficio member, the Lead Pastor shall also be accountable to the Board. He shall supervise and provide spiritual direction to the staff and lay leaders in their respective ministries and areas of responsibilities.

Other responsibilities and expectations of the role are as follows:

Encourage and shepherd the spiritual formation of the congregation as the lead teacher_noemailmunicator.
Provide directional and visionary leadership for the ministry of the church.
Oversee the planning and leading of worship services and special events arising
Nurture and_noemailmunicate the vision for the church to all staff and lay leadership, including but not limited to deacons,_noemailmittee members, etc.
Lead the staff of around 15-20 persons through appropriate direction, supervision, evaluation, counsel, care and accountability.
Oversee and encourage multiplication of ministry e.g. teaching, leadership, discipleship, vision development, by developing and empowering both the staff and lay leadership of the church.
Oversee and participate in the provision of pastoral care to the congregation, inclusive of various age groups (youth, children, etc.)


Qualifications and Experiences:
Ordained minister with relevant seminary degree, e.g. Masters of Divinity, Doctor of Divinity, Doctor of Ministries, etc.
20+ years' experience preaching, leading, pastoring church/ congregation in an English-speaking setting preferred; spoken Chinese (Cantonese) an advantage
Experience preaching leading, pastoring 500+ persons-sized church/ congregation preferred
Significant first-hand experience in cross cultural missions preferred
Experience in leading multi-staffed pastoral team preferred
Experience in a cross-cultural/ multi-ethnic settings, especially Asian communities an advantage

Position Information:

Job Title:
Lead Pastor
Time Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Senior Pastor
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Church Size:
500 - 750

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
Evangelical Community Church
Contact Name:
6/F Metropole Building
53-63 Peking Road
Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
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