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Tokyo Union Church

Tokyo, , Japan

Date Posted:
Associate Pastor
Church Size:
351 to 500
Job Type:
Tokyo Union Church
Job Description:

Tokyo Union Church (multi-cultural, interdenominational, English-speaking) is seeking an Associate Pastor to join its pastoral team.


The Associate Pastor’s primary role is to attend to the spiritual welfare of the congregation through prayer, pastoral counseling, encouraging and assisting people in their ministries, leading thought provoking and inspiring worship services, administering the Sacraments, and assisting the Pastor in his ministry and management of the TUC staff. She or he shall act on behalf of the Pastor in the absence of the Pastor, and when requested by the Pastor.


Responsibilities for the Associate Pastor are as follows.

Areas of Responsibility required by the TUC Constitution and/or Council By-Laws:

  • Council
  • Administration Ministry Team
  • Nominating Ministry Team

Areas of Responsibility in the Resourcing of Ministry Teams and Groups:

  • Children’s Ministry – Supervises the Director of Children’s Ministry
  • Youth Ministry – Supervises the Director of Youth Ministry
  • Adult Education and Young Adult Ministry Team
  • Women’s Ministries – including TUC Women’s Society

The above Areas of Responsibility may from time-to-time be supplemented or changed at the direction of the Pastor and/or the Council.


Expressions of interest should be addressed to inquiries@tokyounion.org. Detailed information is available from the church website www.tokyounion.org.


Applications close June 30, 2016.

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Tokyo Union Church

Tokyo Union Church is a multi-cultural, interdenominational, English-speaking community of growing, committed Christians in the heart of Tokyo, sharing the light of Christ with all nations. More...