English Congregation Co-Pastor

Chinese Church In Christ - San Jose

Job Description

Chinese Church In Christ – San Jose

English Congregation Co-Pastor Opening


  • Focus on growing the English congregation (about 150 members)
  • Shepherd the congregation through expository preaching and teaching
  • Disciple, equip, and raise up leaders for the work of ministry
  • Move the congregation toward the vision of the congregation:
  • We are an intergenerational church that
  • invites others to follow Jesus Christ, 
  • invests in one another’s discipleship journey, and
  • integrates faith with life
  • by the power of the Holy Spirit for God’s glory.


  • Partner with the congregational leadership (elders, the other English co-pastor with a young adult focus, youth ministry pastors, deacons) to lead the overall English congregation  
  • Preach Sunday sermons up to 3 times a month as part of the preaching team (co-pastors, youth pastor, occasionally elders and guest speakers).  In collaboration with the team, take charge of guiding the preaching themes and calendar. 
  • In collaboration with the team, take charge on Christian education (Sunday School) - come up with curriculum, teach Sunday Schools, organize calendar and teachers, train up teachers.
  • Motivate members to express their faith in evangelism and compassion services in the community.
  • Officiate communions, weddings, baptisms and funerals as needed. 
  • Provide pastoral care (visitations, hospital visits, counseling, etc.) to congregation members as needed.
  • Work in collaboration with deacons and other leaders for key events (ex. Family retreat, Christmas outreach, Good Friday, etc.).  
  • Oversee and support small group ministries.
  • Serve in other church ministries as needed.


  • Seminary degree preferred
  • Active and growing relationship with Jesus Christ 
  • Pastoral/ministry experience, minimum 5 years 
  • Significant ministry experience with Asian-Americans (first generation and beyond)
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Team player 
  • Committed to and exemplify the values of servant leadership
  • Passionate about intergenerational ministry and church body life
  • Heart for sharing the gospel.
  • Excellent role model for adults and families
  • Agree with CCIC’s values, leadership structure, and doctrinal position

We offer:

  • Housing allowance
  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • 403(B) retirement
  • Continuing education
  • Sabbatical
  • PTO (Paid Time Off)

Interested candidates should submit at least the following:

  • Resume
  • Files or links to some of your sermons (video or audio are fine)
  • Your experience, burden and vision about working with Asian-Americans
  • Your statement of faith
  • Your perspectives on primary and secondary theological/doctrinal issues especially as they relate to CCIC

For questions or consideration, please contact:

Bruce Wong

1490 Saratoga Ave, San Jose, CA 95129


[email protected]


About Chinese Church In Christ - San Jose

Chinese Church In Christ - San Jose is a trilingual (Mandarin, English, Cantonese) non-denominational church in the heart of San Jose, CA. Our English ministry has about 150 people, ranging from Middle School through retirees. This Co-Pastor position will share the pulpit with other staff, preaching to the entire ministry, while providing pastoral care and guidance to those who are about 35 years and older. Please see our website for other details about our church, or contact Bruce Wong ([email protected]) for any questions about our opening.

Experience Required
5-10 years


Education Required
Bachelor's Degree

Date Posted
10 months ago
San Jose, California


Church Size
100-200 people