English Co-Pastor

Date Posted: March 17, 2021
Hours Per Week: 40
Chinese Church In Christ - San Jose
San Jose, CA, USA
Job Type: Adult Pastor,Associate Pastor,English Ministry Pastor
Other Details

Chinese Church In Christ – San Jose
English Congregation Co-Pastor Opening


  • Focus on growing the English congregation (about 120 members)
    • Shepherd the congregation through expository preaching and teaching
    • Disciple, equip, and raise up leaders for the work of ministry
    • Move the congregation toward the vision of the congregation:
      • We are an intergenerational church that
        • invites others to follow Jesus Christ, 
        • invests in one another’s discipleship journey, and
        • integrates faith with life
        • by the power of the Holy Spirit for God’s glory.


  • Partner with the congregational leadership (elders, the other English co-pastor with a young adult focus, youth ministry pastors, deacons) to lead the overall English congregation
    • Preach Sunday sermons approximately 2-3 times a month as part of the preaching team (co-pastors, youth pastor, occasionally elders and guest speakers)
    • Teach adult Sunday School classes
    • Motivate members to express their faith in evangelism and compassion services in the community.
    • Officiate communions, baptisms, and funerals as needed
    • Provide pastoral care and counseling to congregation members as needed
    • Serve in other church ministries as needed


  • Seminary degree preferred
  • Active and growing relationship with Jesus Christ
  • Pastoral/ministry experience, minimum 5 years
  • Significant ministry experience with Asian-Americans (first generation and beyond)
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Team player
  • Committed to and exemplify the value of servant leadership
  • Passionate about intergenerational ministry and church body life
  • Heart for sharing the gospel.
  • Excellent role model for adults and families
  • Agree with CCIC’s values, leadership structure, and doctrinal position

We offer:

  • Housing allowance
  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • 403(B) retirement
  • Continuing education
  • Sabbatical
  • PTO (Paid Time Off)

How To Apply

Interested candidates should submit at least the following:

  • Resume
  • Files or links to some of your sermons (video or audio are fine)
  • Your experience, burden and vision about working with Asian-Americans

For questions or consideration, please contact:

Bruce Wong
1490 Saratoga Ave, San Jose, CA 95129
[email protected]