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English Lead Pastor

First Chinese Baptist Church, Los Angeles - Los Angeles, CA

Website: http://

Duties & Responsibilities:
• Support the Senior Pastor, serve on the Executive Council and the Senior Pastoral Team
• Shepherd and supervise several staff members to fulfill the established vision/values of the church
• Preach in worship services as assigned, lead outreach and evangelistic efforts
• Pastor a specific age group (most likely the 55 years of age and older group)
• Teach, motivate, and shepherd the congregation to care, pray, and deepen their faith and trust in God
• Shepherd, care, equip, train, and develop lay workers and ministry team leaders
Qualifications & Requirements:
• Master's degree in Divinity or equivalent combination of education and experience
• Two years of experience in supervising staff preferred
• Be of Godly character and an example: humble, prayerful, teachable, accountable, pursue personal holiness
• Possess good people skills as a shepherd: approachable, available, compassionate, caring, handles problems with sound discernment
• Can share the Gospel clearly, teach the Bible effectively, and lead effectively
• Flexibility to work in the English Ministries with sensitivity to needs of a wide age span and life-stage congregation
Salary and Benefits
The Church provides a comprehensive package of salary and benefits:
• Salary commensurate with education and experience
• Vacation, holidays, sick days, personal days, spiritual retreat days, missions leave, sabbatical
• Fully paid medical/dental premiums for employee, spouse, and dependents; life/ disability insurance
• Housing allowance (upon Senior Pastor approval)
• 403 (b) retirement plan with up to 6.67% match
• Continuing education allowance
• Amenities: cell phone allowance, commuter subsidy, laptop

Additional information about this job posting is available at the church web site: