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Full-Time Cantonese Pastor

Edmonton Chinese Baptist Church

Edmonton, Alberta


Job Description:

The ECBC Pastoral Search Committee is currently seeking applicants to fill the position of Cantonese Pastor for their Cantonese Congregation. 

Job Summary:

The Cantonese Pastor will be accountable to the Church Council/Deacons Board. The qualified applicant’s life should model Christ-likeness. He should be a visionary leader to help the Cantonese congregation to accomplish God’s mission in the city of Edmonton and the world. He should be a gifted preacher, teacher and caring shepherd with the ability to develop and train leaders of the Cantonese ministries to fulfil the goals of the church.


  • The qualified applicant will minister primarily to the Cantonese Congregation but must be willing to work with and support other leaders and congregations that comprise ECBC.
  • Deliver sermons for Sunday worship and other Special services.
  • Provide counseling and visiting people in need.
  • Responding to the spiritual needs of the membership and those outside the church as needed.
  • Conducts the church Ordinances (baptism and the Lord’s Supper).
  • Supports and provides guidance for the servant leader of the Cantonese congregation.
  • Teach Sunday School, conduct Bible studies and provides training to small groups and their leaders.

Qualification and Necessary Character Traits:

  • He must possess and demonstrate a clear, undeniable calling to ministry—recognizing that God has called him to pastor His Church.
  • He must possess a Master of Divinity or comparable graduate degree; an ordained minister is preferable however a willingness to be ordained will also be considered.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English, Cantonese.  Spoken Mandarin is an asset.
  • In agreement with The Baptist Faith and Message1 and fulfill the qualifications listed in 1Timothy 3:1-7.

1   A statement adopted by the Canadian National Baptist Convention 2000.

Apply By Date: 31/01/2020

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