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Qualifications for Pastoral Service

The qualifications for pastoral service are twofold.

Spiritually, a person must have had an experience of salvation, be wholly committed to the Lord Jesus Christ, know a call to full-time service, have some experience in Christian service and be in agreement with the C&MA's doctrine and vision for ministry.

Educationally, a person must have a minimum of a Dip. Th. (preferably a B.Th.) from the Alliance Institute for Mission or its equivalent. At the conclusion of theological training, an ordination study programme must be completed including an oral doctrinal examination.

Ordained ministers from other denominations seeking credentials will undertake a course of reading and will be examined by the Ordination Council.

Qualifications for International Worker Service

The qualifications for missionary service ministry are threefold.

Spiritually, a person must have had an experience of salvation, be wholly committed to the Lord Jesus Christ, know a call to full-time service, have some experience in Christian service and be in agreement with the C&MA's doctrine and vision for ministry.

Educationally, a person must have a minimum of a B.Th. from the Alliance Institute for Mission or its equivalent. At the conclusion of theological training, an ordination study programme must be completed including an oral doctrinal examination. A 2 year home service assignment forms the final preparation prior to departure to the appointed mission field.

General Qualifications include a willingness to endure hardship, counting the cost of missionary service, adaptability to new situations and cultures, good emotional health, be of appropriate age and have a family which qualifies.

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    English Pastor - Full time

    Baulkham Hills Chinese Alliance Church

    English Pastor

    Overview:

    BHCAC belongs to the Christian & Missionary Alliance denomination of Australia. It has three congregations of around 260 individuals: Cantonese (approx. 140), English (approx. 40) and Mandarin (approx. 80). It is seeking an English Pastor to serve the English congregation.

    The successful applicant will lead a ministry team in developing biblically grounded believers through fellowship, discipleship and sermons, with the core intention of their role being to support the English Congregation members grow spiritually first and foremost, and to secondly have a focus on evangelism and outreach and in pastoring the English Congregation to do the same.

    The English Congregation has recently transitioned to renting a local community centre in the Hills District – with the hope that in the next 3-5 years, the intention is for the English Congregation to become autonomous in looking after their own financial needs, and in developing an outreach strategy for the local community.

    Essential criteria:

    · Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident or with Legal Working Visa

    · Valid Working with Children Check and Police Check

    · Bachelor Degree in theological studies or related field

    · Agrees with the doctrine, statement of faith and mission of the Christian & Missionary Alliance Church

    · Able to be officially licensed as a Pastor with the Christian and Missionary Alliance of Australia

    · Able to preach on stage and coordinate sermons for the whole English ministry

    · Experience and/ or ability to outreach to the surrounding community

    · Experience and/ or ability to work with a wider pastoral team for needs of certain ministries

    · Fluent in English

    Desirable criteria:

    · Understanding of Asian/ Chinese culture

    · A Master of Divinity or equivalent post-graduate theological degree from an accredited Christian seminary or school

    · Experience in family ministry

    If this ministry calls to you, please send a resume with cover letter to:

    Baulkham Hills Chinese Alliance Church

    c/o Pastoral Search Committee

    PO Box 6398, NORWEST, NSW 2153, Australia

    Or email to: pastorsearch@bhcac.org.au

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    Senior Pastor (English Ministry - Full-time)

    Church: Cowandilla Christian and Missionary Alliance Church of South Australia

    Type of Appointment: Full-time, Contract (12 months) with potential for extension

    Applications: Please email Elder George Lam at pastorsearch@ccmasa.org.au with your information

    Primary Purpose

    The Senior Pastor is one who is gifted in and is called to church ministry, loves God’s people, capable to cast a vision for ministries under his direction, and has a passion for evangelism, outreach, and missions both personally and at the ministry level within a culturally diverse, multi-generational congregation setting.

    Key Relationships / Interactions

    The Senior Pastor is expected to work closely with the:

    - Board of Elders

    - English Deacon Board; and

    In addition, the Senior Pastor will liaise with other congregations of the church to build a fruitful relationship.

    Special Employment Conditions

    - The successful applicant is required to gain a valid Working with Children Check prior to being employed which is to be renewed every five years before expiry

    - Some out of hours work maybe required

    - Applicants must be vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved medical exemption endorsed by a recognised and reputable institution. Proof of vaccination status must be provided for sighting on request.

    - Australian full drivers’ license qualification

    Responsibilities

    Please see more details by clicking Job and Person Specification.

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    English Service Pastor - Full time

    Vietnamese Evangelical Church in Australia (Sydney)

    C&MA Australia requirements. Applicants must agree to the C&MA Statement of Faith, be able to obtain a Ministry Licence (upon application to the C&MA), and hold a Working with Children and Vulnerable People check.

    Qualification and requirements

    - Received a calling to serve in a multi-cultural church

    - Holds or studying for a diploma or degree in theology or ministry

    - Can speak fluent English

    - Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident

    (Applicants with less experience may be considered)

    For inquiry, email to ken.graham@cma.org.au

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    Chinese Pastor - Full time

    Perth Alliance Church (North)

    柏斯宣道會(北堂)

    誠聘華語全職牧者一名

    本會每主日舉行粵語, 華語和英語三堂崇拜, 連兒童堂會總人數達240人。華語牧養群體則有40多人。

    職責包括帶領、教導、關顧牧養及行政工作等。

    應聘者須符合以下條件:

    - 具福音派神學文憑

    - 能操流利華語和基本英語

    - 有心牧養年青家庭、能適應多元文化、持開放態度及明白會眾生活的掙扎。

    - 具澳洲藉者優先

    申請人請將履歷,連同得救見證和蒙召經歷, 以電郵與聘牧委員會主席黎維山長老聯絡。

    電郵: info@perthac.org.au (申請者所提供資料均予保密及只作招聘用途)

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    Chinese Pastor - Full time or Part time

    Rhodes Alliance Church (Sydney)

    澳洲宣道會樂思堂

    誠聘牧者

    樂思堂成立於2018年6月,是一間採用雙語崇拜的華人教會(粵語/國語),它隸屬澳洲宣道總會,位於雪梨Rhodes地區。現有植堂同工團隊人數42人,加上會眾合共約60多人。爲擴展事工需要,現誠聘有牧會經驗的全職或半職牧者加入教牧團隊,其職責包括講道、教導、關顧牧養及教會事工拓展。

    應聘者須清楚蒙召作教會牧養工作,持福音派信仰,具宣道會認可神學學士或以上學歷。申請者須操流利國、粵語,並具備英語書寫及溝通能力;牧會經驗五年或以上;持有澳洲或紐西蘭永久居留身份。

    申請人請將履歷、個人得救見證和蒙召經歷,以電郵寄予本會聘牧委員梁國偉長老。

    電郵: raymond.leung@rac.org.au

    C&MA Australia requirements. Applicants must agree to the C&MA Statement of Faith, be able to obtain a Ministry Licence (upon application to the C&MA), and hold a Working with Children and Vulnerable People check.

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    Pastor - Cantonese Congregation

    Brisbane Chinese Alliance Church

    布里斯本華人宣道會

    誠聘粵語牧者

    本會設有粵語、英語及華語事工,合共約四百會眾參與每週三堂崇拜,粵語群體約佔三分二。現誠聘粵語牧者協助發展粵語事工及牧養當中信徒。申請者須具神學學士或以上學歷,清楚蒙召作教會牧養工作,認同宣道會信仰教義,能操流利粵語及英語(能操華語更佳),並持有澳洲永久居民身份。申請者請將履歷,連同個人得救見證及蒙召見證電郵至 psc@bcaccmaa.org 聘牧委員會收。

    Cantonese Pastor

    We have three congregations of around 400 participants attending the three services in Cantonese, English and Mandarin every Sunday. The Cantonese Congregation accounts for around 2/3 of the total. We are seeking a Cantonese Pastor to assist the development of our Cantonese Ministry and minister to the congregation. The applicant should possess BTh or above, have a clear calling to serve in the local church, agree with the doctrinal statement of the Christian & Missionary Alliance of Australia, be fluent in Cantonese and English (Mandarin will be an advantage), and have permanent residency in Australia. Application, together with CV, personal testimony of conversion and calling to serve, should be sent to the Pastoral Searching Committee via email to psc@bcaccmaa.org.

    C&MA Australia requirements. Applicants must agree to the C&MA Statement of Faith, be able to obtain a Ministry Licence (upon application to the C&MA), and hold a Working with Children and Vulnerable People check.

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