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Job Description:

  • Canaan Church is looking for a full time/part time minister to shepherd a small group of English-speaking congregants comprising of both youth and adults and to grow the ministry. Successful candidate is a devoted and passionate Christian leader who is proactive in building relationship with the congregants and is willing to adapt to the changing needs of ministry. He will work interdependently alongside with Deacon’s Board in pastoral and administrative functions for various areas of church ministries.

Position Qualifications:

  • Agreement with Canaan Church’s Faith statement in Church Constitution, vision, and missions
  • 2+ years of relevant experience for Minister position and 5+ years for pastor position
  • Ordinated and with Master’s degree in Divinity school or equivalent for Pastor position
  • Meets all the character qualifications of deacons as stated in 1 Timothy 3 and Titus 1
  • With a passion to shepherd and care for the English congregation and to grow the ministry ground up
  • Experience in ministry developing (ground-up), mentoring, and coaching leaders are preferred
  • Able to teach and preach biblically-based messages
  • Supported by a wife who encourages him to serve the church freely and joyously, but walks the tension of managing his family well (1 Tim 3:5)
  • Personable who is proactive in building relationship with the congregants and is willing to adapt to the changing needs of ministry
  • Experienced in addressing complex challenges

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Full Time

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Church/Organization Name

OCM Canaan Church of Princeton

Contact Name & Contact Info

(609) 480-6027





City, State

Princeton Junction, NJ

Description of Organization

OCM Canaan Church of Princeton is one of the eight (8) sister churches of Oversea Chinese Mission (OCM) serving New York and New Jersey area. It is a non-denominational community church with a Chinese and an English ministry serving the Greater Princeton area of New Jersey. Our English-Speaking ministry is currently a small congregation composed of less than 20 individuals including children, youth, and adults. We aspire to grow the English-Speaking ministry with the mission to introduce Jesus Christ to our community through worship, discipleship, teaching, and counseling.

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