Date Posted: November 2, 2022
Hours Per Week: 40
OCM Canaan Church of Princeton
Princeton Junction, NJ, USA
Job Type: Adult Pastor,Interim Pastor,Lead/Head/Senior Pastor
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OCM Canaan Church of Princeton
Princeton Junction, NJ

Church Description: OCM Canaan Church of Princeton is one of the eight (8) sister churches of Oversea Chinese Mission (OCM) serving New York and New Jersey area. It is a non-denominational community church with a Chinese and an English ministry serving the Greater Princeton area of New Jersey. Our English-Speaking ministry is a small congregation including children, youth, and adults. There is need to rebuild and relaunch of the English-Speaking ministries. Our mission is to introduce Jesus Christ to our community through worship, discipleship, teaching, and counseling. We believe the Gospel changes lives through having a personal relationship with Jesus. Our core values are from John 14: 6, “Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.”

Purpose and Scope: The Pastor works interdependently alongside with the Deacon Board, pastoral, and administrative functions for various areas of church ministries. The candidate will also work closely and alongside with the English Ministry Deacon in planning, implementing, and evaluating the English Ministry and to execute the vision and mission of the English Ministry.


  • Agreement with OCM Canaan Church’s Faith statement in Church Constitution, vision, and missions
  • Meets all the character qualifications of deacons as stated in 1 Timothy 3 and Titus 1
  • Personal devotion to live in light of the Gospel.
  • With a passion to shepherd and care for the English congregation and ministry developing (bottom-up), mentoring, and coaching leaders
  • Able to teach and preach expository and biblically based messages
  • Supported by spouse (if married) who encourages him to serve the church freely and joyously, but walks the tension of managing his family well (1 Tim 3:5)
  • Personable who enjoys people and adapting to the needs of ministry wherever that leads him
  • Self-starter who actively pursues ministry and people, rather than passively awaiting instructions
  • Experience in addressing complex challenges
  • Master’s degree in Divinity school or higher degree
  • Minimum 1 year experience

 Ministry Responsibilities:

  • Actively participates in church life, including Sunday Worship, small groups, etc. family participation in church life
  • Evaluates various English ministries and propose different approaches to grow the congregation as needed
  • Consults with lead pastor as necessary to continue to guide and lead the church to fulfill the vision and mission of the Church
  • Works alongside with the English Ministry Deacon and assists lead pastor as required with various pastoral needs of the church, which might include, counseling, preaching, teaching, etc.
  • Discipling congregants, cultivate and support ministry leaders
  • Proactively meet and greet visitors and promote bonding among congregants
  • Works alongside with pastor in preparation of deacon meetings as needed
  • Participates in committees as appointed or as necessary to support various church initiatives

Accountable to: Deacon Board

Salary and Benefits: To be determined, based on experience and qualifications

How To Apply

For More Info or to Send Resume: [email protected]