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English Ministry Pastor

Irvine Canaan Christian Community Church
Irvine, California, United States

Date Posted: 02/05/2018
Categories: Other Pastor
Denominations: Christian Church
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Irvine Canaan Christian Community Church, 16808 Armstrong Ave. Irvine, CA 90606

Job TitleEnglish Ministry(EM) Pastor, ICCCC English Ministry

Status: Full time

Accountability: The English Ministry Pastor is accountable to the Senior Pastor of ICCCC


Congregation: ICCCC started in November 1981. Its 500+ congregation consists of Chinese Ministry, English Ministry and Children Ministry. EM consists of American Born Chinese and Chinese-Americans of wide ranging age, including 7-12th students, college students, young adults, mature adults and parents.  Weekly attendance 70+.


General Ministry Responsibilities:

  • To provide a sound biblically-based preaching and teaching with a passion for God through pastoral, spiritual and administrative leadership of the EM
  • To lead Sunday program, bible study, small groups and supervise worship team
  • To lead and equip our congregation in sharing of Christ’s love and the Gospel to our surrounding communities and other mission work
  • Living by example, to shepherd and lead the EM members to follow the ICCCC and EM vision and mission
  • Work closely with Youth Ministry Director, EM deacon and EM Ministry team to execute EM strategic plan


  • Master of Divinity or currently enrolled in an accredited seminary or divinity school taught in English
  • Prior ministry experiences in youth, EM or Education ministry
  • English as a primary language – fluent in both writing and speaking
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills
  • Desire to raise disciples and build leaders within the community
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills to interact with all members of ICCCC
  • U.S. Citizenship or valid legal status


  • Understanding of Chinese-American culture/customs
  • Conversational Chinese speaking or willingness to learn basic Chinese

 Application Documents Needed:

  • Resume
  • Three Recommendation Letters (at least one from a lay Christian)
  • Sermons or link to audio/video sermons
  • Statement of faith, philosophy of ministry and call to ministry (testimony)

Contact email:

English Ministry Pastor Search Committee