Associate Pastor

Date Posted: September 13, 2022
Hours Per Week: 40
The Crossing at CFCC Hayward
Hayward, CA, USA
Job Type: Associate Pastor
Other Details


We are looking for a committed Christ-follower excited to serve the Lord and a culturally-diverse next generation of students (6th – 12th grade) and young adults, as a full-time Associate Pastor. This individual will shepherd our young adults (10-15) and youths (10-15 combined currently), lead a volunteer team (6-8 weekly adult volunteers), and equip families that span two congregations.

About Our Church

The Crossing is the English-speaking, multiethnic ministry of Chinese For Christ Church of Hayward, a non-denominational, evangelical Christian church in the East Bay Area.  Although we started as an Asian-American church, we\’ve grown into a multicultural ministry serving Hayward, Castro Valley, San Leandro, San Lorenzo, and Union City. We\’re looking for someone who will catch our vision of “crossing generations and cultures together in Christ to love God, love people, and serve the world.”

Job Description

  • Oversee all Young Adult Ministry programs:
    • Thursday night young adult group (Transparent)
    • Young adult special events (young adult retreat, outreaches, and outings)
  • Oversee all Youth Ministry programs and curriculum:
    • Friday night youth program (Footprints)
    • Sunday middle school & high school Christian education classes
    • Youth special events (annual youth retreat, outreaches, and outings)
    • Shepherd through care, equipping, and visitation of students and families
  • Assist Lead Pastor:
    • Preach in English worship service once or twice a month
    • Recruit and train volunteers and leaders
    • Discipleship and counseling of members
    • The Crossing special events (summer retreat, local outreach, holiday services, missions)
  • Participate in church leadership and strategic planning


  • Faith and beliefs consistent with Chinese for Christ Church of Hayward (CFCC Hayward)
  • Demonstrate gifts of leadership, teaching, and shepherding
  • Strong relational and communication skills
  • Ability to coordinate ministry activities and mobilize volunteers
  • Ability to work well with pastors and leadership to fully integrate ministry with the church
  • Familiarity with Asian-American culture(s) and a passion to work with the evolving, cross-generational, cross-cultural community at CFCC Hayward
  • Education: Master of Divinity degree preferred (or equivalent). If without seminary training, expectation to obtain necessary seminary and professional training

How To Apply

Contact Paula Tao, Chair of the Search Committee: [email protected]

Website: thecrossing.website