Associate English Pastor

Vinewood CFC

2715 Prince St, Berkeley, CA 94705 USA   MAP
Demographic: Asian

Job Overview

The Associate English Pastor helps further the mission and vision of Vinewood CFC by assisting the current English pastor to lead and cultivate the various ministries of Vinewood with a focus on college and youth. This includes training the leaders and members of Vinewood, so they will be equipped to do the work of the ministry. The Associate Pastor will report to the Senior Pastor of CFC Berkeley, collaborate with the current English Pastor, and work with the Pastor Deacon Board and Pastor Elder Board

Who We Are

Vinewood CFC is the English congregation of Chinese For Christ Berkeley (CFC Berkeley). CFC Berkeley consists of a Mandarin ( and English congregation (, partnered together for the sake of the Gospel. We are a non-denominational, Bible-believing, and Gospel-centered community located in the Elmwood District of Berkeley, CA.


• Competitive Full-time salaried position with benefits
• This position reports to the Senior Pastor of CFC Berkeley and is supervised by the English pastor


• A clear personal testimony of faith in Jesus Christ
• A clear call to full-time ministry
• Agreement with our church’s statement of faith and membership covenant
• Meets the conditions of eldership found in 1 Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:5-9
• A team member that works together with the pastoral team to shepherd the church
• Strong organizational and leadership skills
• Ability to coordinate and train church members in various ministry capacities
• Cross-cultural sensitivity between second generation Asian Americans and first
generation Chinese immigrants
• Obtained a Master of Divinity or equivalent

The following are preferred from the candidate, though not required

• Have 2 or more years of experience serving in a similar capacity
• Proficient in the Chinese (Mandarin) language

Job Description

Responsibilities and Expectations Community

• To join as members of Vinewood CFC
• To love and be loved, to know and be known by the members of Vinewood CFC.
• To be fully immersed and participate in the life, mission, and vision of Vinewood CFC

Vision and Planning

• Support the English pastor in casting vision for the Vinewood congregation
• Initiate and lead all phases of strategic planning
• Review and propose budgetary and facility planning as needed
• Review and propose any safety and security related measures and policy as needed

Teaching and Preaching

• Provide necessary training and guidance for the ministry leaders
• Preach once a month during English service

Ministry Responsibilities

• Directly oversee two ministry leadership teams, youth and college ministry
• Shape and develop the ministry structure of the college and youth ministry
• Establish the teaching and curriculum of the two ministries
• Provide leadership and encouragement to the leadership team through training,
resourcing, and modeling Christlikeness
• Pastoral presence among the ministries during their gathering
• Flexible to pivot to different potential ministry needs in the future

Participation In Church Leadership

● Attend regular Deacon meetings of the church leadership, once monthly
● For ordained pastor: attend regular Elder meetings, twice monthly
● Participate in Vinewood’s pastors and deacons meeting, once monthly
● Participate in Vinewood Town Hall Members’ Meetings, every other month
● Participate in pastoral staff meetings, once monthly
• Develop a proposal to enhance processes for effective ministry operations
• Recruit and build up the ministry volunteer team


Please email cover letter and resume to

Date Posted: Mon, Apr 25, 2022   (114 days ago)
Salary: TBD upon hire

Point of Contact:

Dennis Lee

English Pastor
2715 Prince St
Berkeley, CA 94705