Chinese Pastor

Date Posted: October 7, 2023
Hours Per Week: 40
Suffolk Christian Church
Lake Grove, NY, USA
Job Type: Adult Pastor,Mandarin/Cantonese/Korean/Spanish/Portuguese, etc. Ministry Pastor
Other Details

Suffolk Christian Church is a non-denominational church on Long Island, approximately 50 miles to the east of New York City. We are seeking a full-time pastor who would be shepherding the Chinese speaking congregation.

The full time pastoral position will be responsible for pastoring, shepherding, teaching and mentoring the Chinese speaking congregation.


  • Be clear about God’s call for your full-time pastoral ministry and comply with the biblical requirements for elders and overseers (1 Timothy 3:1-9, Titus 1:6-9).
  • Affirm the following Creeds and Declarations:
    • Apostles’ Creed, Nicene Creed, Chalcedonian Creed, Athanasian Creed.
    • Chicago Declaration, Cambridge Declaration, Nashville Declaration of Marriage.
    • Foundation of Faith of SCC: http://www.scc-ny.org/about-us/doctrine/.
  • Have a comprehensive theological education and relevant experience:
    • Master of Christian Divinity or equivalent, and three or more years of pastoral/participating pastoral experience.
    • Bachelor’s degree in Protestant Theology or equivalent, and five or more years of pastoral/participating pastoral experience.
  • Have three or more years of experience in American society.
  • Able to use Mandarin Chinese proficiently to preach and counsel believers.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Experience in pastoring a cross-cultural Christian church with mostly first-generation immigrants.
  • Have missionary or short-term missionary experience.
  • Able to communicate in English at least on a daily basis.
  • Be able to skillfully use modern office technologies at work (such as MS Office, Zoom, Google Meet etc.).

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Chinese Hall Service.
  • Preach at least 2 times a month, lead Sunday school and fellowship.
  • Attend various prayer meetings in the church.
  • Lead the congregation, visit with care, and maintain interaction with the flock.
  • Discuss with the elders on church governance.

For a detailed description in Chinese, please refer to: http://www.scc-ny.org/employment-opportunities/

How To Apply

Please send your application to [email protected]

In your application, please includes:

  • Resume
  • Doctrinal Statement
  • Philosophy of Ministry