English Ministry Pastor

Aloha Vietnamese Baptist Church

511 SW 211th Ave, Aloha, OR 97006 USA   MAP
Demographic: Asian Vietnamese

Aloha Vietnamese Baptist Church is looking for a pastor for the English Ministry (EM) Congregation. The EM Pastor serves as leader of the English-speaking membership that estimates one-third of the church body. The majority of the ministry consists of members ages 5-30 in elementary, middle school, high school, college and career.

Responsibilities include but limited to:
• Plan and conduct English-speaking worship services, developing effective and thought-provoking sermons, planning with music leadership and leads in the observance of ordinances.
• Act as delegate to the Senior Pastor.
• Leads EM in effective and age-appropriate programs with vision, purpose and priority.
• Pastoral Care: Visits and ministers to members. Facilitates baptisms, conducts counseling sessions, performs wedding ceremonies and conducts funeral services.
• Works with Senior Pastor, Deacons and EM leadership to carry out the vision, mission and purpose of the church.
• Pursues mutual and healthy relationships with children, their parents and members to provide support and guidance in spiritual growth for children.

Minimum Requirements:
• Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Bible or pastoral studies, theology, and ministry and some experience in ministry.
• Ability to teach scripture passionately, relevantly and effectively. Demonstrating ability to use scripture, logic and rhetoric to articulate the gospel of Jesus Christ.
• Ability to communicate and connect with members where English may be a second language.
• Demonstrated use of the English language to articulately deliver the Word to a congregation with varying degrees of comprehension.
• Demonstrated ability to understand Vietnamese/Asian culture and assimilate into a multi-generational Vietnamese/Asian community.

Date Posted: Tue, Mar 3, 2020   (163 days ago)
Salary: to be announced
Benefits: to be announced
Anticipated Hire Date: April 2020

Point of Contact:

Phat Doan

Search Committee
511 SW 211th Ave
Aloha, OR 97006