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Position Available: Youth Pastor

The Anglican Network Church of the Good Shepherd is currently seeking a Youth Pastor/Clergy for the Cantonese-speaking congregation to join their pastoral team. A parish of the Anglican Network in Canada, Good Shepherd serves the Greater Vancouver area, particularly members of the Chinese community. We currently have an English-speaking congregation of 60 and a Chinese congregation of 200 in average Sunday attendance, with 20-30 children.

Profile Description:

The Anglican Network Church of the Good Shepherd is currently seeking a Youth Pastor/Clergy. Must be fluent in Cantonese; English and Mandarin are an asset. Must have an evangelical faith and solid bible learning. Must have a passion to outreach the current Chinese immigrant flow and an understanding of Chinese Canadians in the North American context. Must have experience in outreaching, nurturing and teaching, with a willingness to work with Canadian-born and Canadian-raised Chinese. Is able to work in a cross-cultural environment. Is enthusiastic and a good team player and possesses good communication skills.

Contact: Rt. Rev. Stephen Leung/Vivien Tang (604) 872-1884; email: office@ancgoodshepherd.org

Responsibilities:

A. YOUTH MINISTRY:

  • Initiate outreach ministry to young people to bring them into faith in Jesus Christ. Establish a platform for youth to hang out.
  • Lead and mentor youths (students and young adults).
  • Disciple youth leaders by nurturing their spiritual growth in order to prepare them as future leaders of the church, and facilitate their effort in the areas of outreach and evangelism.
  • Work with other clergy and evangelist of the parish to coordinate all ministries in an evangelical Anglican context.

B. PARISH LIFE AND ADMINSTRATION: Duties include but not limited to:

  • Participate in parish-level activities (including cooking ministry, summer conference, and other trilingual joint functions).
  • Maintain a pastoral relationship with the Chinese and English congregations and fellowship groups.

C. OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES: To be agreed upon between the Rector and Youth Pastor/Clergy.

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