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Church of Grace to the Fujianese – Senior Pastor, English Ministry

New York City,

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Church of Grace to the Fujianese (NY, NY) – Senior Pastor, English Ministry

Church of Grace to the Fujianese ( is seeking a Senior Pastor to lead our English Ministry. This individual will be responsible for guiding our growing congregation, with a focus on young families, and laying the groundwork for future leadership, including an associate pastor for our youth.

The Church
The Church of Grace to the Fujianese, located in Manhattan’s Chinatown, has a rich history of serving the Fujianese immigrant community in New York City. Established with a focus on ministering to the unique needs of this group, the church has grown and adapted over the years to meet the evolving spiritual and cultural needs of its congregation. Renowned for its vibrant community and dedicated service, the church continues to be a cornerstone of faith and fellowship for the Fujianese and broader community in New York.

Key Responsibilities:
• Preaching and Teaching: Deliver weekly expository sermons that are biblically sound, engaging, and relevant. Provide spiritual leadership and guidance to the congregation.
• Discipleship: Implement and oversee a robust discipleship program. Encourage spiritual growth and maturity in the congregation.
• Ministry Development: Focus on the needs of our growing young family demographic. Develop and structure a children’s ministry that effectively utilizes volunteers.
• Visionary Leadership: Provide clear, biblically grounded vision and direction for the English Ministry. Mobilize volunteers, inspiring them to engage actively in the church’s mission and activities.
• Congregational Care: Offer pastoral care and support to congregants, particularly new parents, assisting them in their spiritual and familial journeys.
• Administrative Oversight: Collaborate with deacons and church leadership to ensure efficient administration of the church. Delegate administrative tasks effectively while maintaining oversight.

• Alignment with Reformed theology.
• Agreement with the CGF Statement of Faith –
• A Master of Divinity from a recognized theological institution.
• Minimum of 5 years of pastoral experience.
• Fluency in English is required. Conversational fluency in Mandarin is preferred.
• Strong leadership skills with the ability to cast vision and mobilize volunteers.
• A personal testimony that reflects a deep understanding and experience of the gospel.

Salary Range: $80,000 – $100,000

The Process
Please look over this job description and the church. Along with your resume please answer these questions:

Why do you believe that you might be a good fit as the Senior Pastor at CGF?

Describe your experiences in ministry and how you may be qualified to serve as the Senior Pastor of CGF?

In just a few sentences please give a summary of your theology and how that is in line with the doctrine of CGF?

Please send your resume, the answers to these questions and a link to at least one online sermon to [email protected]