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Job Description:

Purpose and Scope: The Pastor works interdependently alongside with the Deacon Board, pastoral, and administrative functions for various areas of church ministries. The candidate will also work closely and alongside with the English Ministry Deacon in planning, implementing, and evaluating the English Ministry and to execute the vision and mission of the English Ministry.

Position Qualifications:

  • Agreement with OCM Canaan Church’s Faith statement in Church Constitution, vision, and missions
  • Meets all the character qualifications of deacons as stated in 1 Timothy 3 and Titus 1
  • Personal devotion to live in light of the Gospel.
  • With a passion to shepherd and care for the English congregation and ministry developing (bottom-up), mentoring, and coaching leaders
  • Able to teach and preach expository and biblically based messages
  • Supported by spouse (if married) 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 enjoys people and adapting to the needs of ministry wherever that leads him
  • Self-starter who actively pursues ministry and people, rather than passively awaiting instructions
  • Experience in addressing complex challenges
  • Master’s degree in Divinity school or higher degree
  • Minimum 1 year experience

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Full Time

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General Information

Church/Organization Name

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 a small congregation including children, youth, and adults. There is need to rebuild and relaunch of the English-Speaking ministries. Our mission is to introduce Jesus Christ to our community through worship, discipleship, teaching, and counseling. We believe the Gospel changes lives through having a personal relationship with Jesus. Our core values are from John 14: 6, “Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.”

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