Mandarin Minister

Date Posted: March 5, 2024
Hours Per Week: 40
Boston Chinese Evangelical Church
Newton, MA, USA
Job Type: Mandarin/Cantonese/Korean/Spanish/Portuguese, etc. Ministry Pastor
Other Details

Our Church: The Boston Chinese Evangelical Church (BCEC) is an established non-Denominational Evangelical church located in Boston Chinatown, with an additional campus located at 218 Walnut Street, Newton Massachusetts. We are a multi-generational, multilingual Chinese heritage church, which currently comprises six congregations (two English, two Mandarin, and two Cantonese).

The Position: BCEC is seeking a Full-time Mandarin minister or ordained pastor to join our pastoral team at our Newton campus location. Currently, the Mandarin congregation at Newton campus has about 70+people. Besides the Mandarin congregation, there is an English congregation and a Cantonese congregation at Newton Campus. This position will lead the Mandarin congregation at the Newton campus under the lead pastor of the Newton campus Chinese ministries.

Primary Ministry Responsibilities:

  • Provide pastoral leadership for the Newton Mandarin congregation.
  • Plan and conduct worship services.
  • Plan, prepare, and deliver expository sermons and biblical teachings.
  • Provide pastoral care (e.g., visitations and counseling) for congregation members.
  • Work collaboratively with BCEC Newton pastoral team to strategize, develop, and execute plans/programs around areas of worship, Christian education, discipleship training, outreach/evangelism and different life stage ministries.
  • Develop lay leaders and volunteers to support various ministries and programs.
  • Collaborate with BCEC pastoral staff to develop overall BCEC church ministry.
  • Establish and manage Newton Mandarin congregation budget.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Experience for 2+ years in leading and building up a 50 to 100+ persons congregation preferred (i.e., includes leading lay leaders and volunteers; providing counseling; and preaching/teaching the Word of God effectively).
  • Proven experience with planning and managing programs with lay leaders and volunteers.
  • Solid communication skills: Must be fluent in Mandarin and able to communicate in English.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to effectively interact with congregation members, BCEC staff and guests.
  • Ability to work in a cross-cultural and multi-generational setting effectively.
  • Solid team player and leader committed to building and maintaining a strong team environment.
  • Ability to adapt and use technology, including virtual collaboration and media tools.
  • Mature believer in Christ, meeting the biblical standards for pastors set forth in 1 Timothy 3:1-7.
  • Agrees to adhere to the BCEC Constitution, Statement of faith, mission, vision and values of BCEC.
  • Education: Masters of Divinity (preferred) or equivalent.

Job Type: Full-time Exempt

Benefits: Benefits include Health insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Life and Disability insurance, 403(b), Paid Time Off and Flexible Spending Account.

How To Apply

Response: Please submit a cover letter of interest and your resume/CV by mail or email to:

Personnel Deacon

Boston Chinese Evangelical Church

120 Shawmut Ave, Boston, MA 02118

Email address: [email protected]

References: Please include the names of two references with your application. Upon review of your resume, we will request a submission of two letters of reference.

For Further Information: Visit our website at www.bcec.net/jobs