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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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    Next Generation Youth Pastor - Southside International Church - QLD

    Next Generation Youth Pastor

    Background: This position is part of the Ministry Team at the Southside International Church (SIC) situated in Sunnybank Hills, Brisbane, and answers to the Senior pastor. SIC is a member of the Christian and Missionary Alliance church and is a growing multicultural Christian Church consisting of English, Hmong, and Mandarin Congregations. This position is a fulltime role focused on reaching and discipling the next generation youth for Jesus.

    Ministry to youth is seen as a key ministry in SIC and not just a steppingstone to Pastoral ministry.

    Key Responsibilities

    Oversight of the Youth ministries including:

    - The Youth groups

    - The Sunday schools

    - The Young adult ministry

    Emerging Opportunity

    The Sunday evening worship focused on Next Generation Youth and Young Adults.

    Major Organizational Goal: SIC seeks to glorify God as one mullti-cultural integrated family by fulfilling the Great Commandment and the Great Commission of our Lord Jesus Christ. SIC is a member of the Christian and Missionary Alliance church..

    Functional Goal: To ensure that the Next Generation of the Southside International Church are being evangelized, discipled, and equipped to serve Jesus. This will be achieved through personally engaging in ministry but primarily through the encouragement and mentoring of the Youth Ministry Teams.

    Overall Outcome

    The position of Next Generation Pastor exists to ensure that Youth are coming to Christ, being discipled and cared for, and are engaged in local and Overseas Mission activities.

    Key Result Areas:

    Youth

    - Evangelism/Mission

    - Discipleship

    - Pastoral Care

    - ‘One Church’

    - Lead and Develop Youth Ministry Team

    - Personal Development

    Responsible to: Senior Pastor

    Relates to: Ministry Team, Youth Ministry Teams, United Elders

    Essential qualities

    An understanding of God’s Word with an ability to communicate it in a way which engages with Youth.

    An awareness of Youth Cultural and in particular “Third Culture Kids”

    A Servant Leader who can lead and manage a Team.

    Able to relate well to Youth and their parents.

    The successful candidate for this role will have completed or mostly completed some bible college or ministry training and have a love for sharing Jesus with young people.

    Qualities that would be an advantage

    C&MA Licensed Worker

    Qualification in Youth ministries

    Performance Standards

    1. Evangelism/Mission

    This shall have been carried out successfully when …

    · Appropriate Evangelism Strategies which give Youth an opportunity to respond to the Gospel are implemented.

    · Encouragement of youth to be involved in local mission and overseas mission activities.

    2. Discipleship

    This shall have been carried out successfully when …

    · A Discipleship Strategy has been implemented.

    · Youth are demonstrating a desire to know Christ and grow in Him by engaging in Discipleship.

    · Youth are being raised up to engage in ministry, and train and build others to do likewise.

    3. Pastoral Care

    This shall have been carried out successfully when …

    · Ministry Programmes and Leaders are seen by Youth as a “safe place” where they can share what is going on in their lives.

    · Youth Leaders can engage with Youth appropriately in response to issues in their lives.

    · Parents of Youth view the Youth Ministry as a valuable support to them in raising their children.

    4. ‘One Church’

    This shall have been carried out successfully when …

    · Youth engage with the Congregations and SIC as a whole.

    · The Youth know and are known by people in the Congregations

    · Parents of Youth are involved in the Youth Ministry

    5. Lead and Develop Youth Ministry Team

    This shall have been carried out successfully when …

    · The Youth Ministry Team is bound together as a “Band of Brothers” and works effectively together.

    · The Youth Ministry Team meets together regularly for prayer, training and support, and planning.

    6. Personal Development

    This shall have been carried out successfully when …

    · The Worker and his wife (if married) are growing in their relationship with God and each other.

    · The Worker completes the Bachelor of Ministry at ACOM

    · The Worker is engaged in the C&MA Licensing process.

    Please forward your application to Vindo Nguyen Vindo@sic.org.au if you are interested.

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    Administration Manager - Southside International Church - QLD

    Position Description:

    This position is a key support to role for the Ministry Team at the Southside International Church (SIC) situated in Sunnybank Hills, Brisbane. SIC is a member church of the Christian and Missionary Alliance Australia and is a growing multicultural Christian Church consisting of English, Hmong, and Mandarin Congregations. This position is a fulltime role focused on administratively supporting the various ministries of the church.

    This role answers to the Senior Pastor or his nominee and is responsible for all the core administrative functions of the church including but not limited to:

    - Providing administrative support as requested by the various congregations from time to time.

    - Ensuring that the monthly property program of work is completed as outlined in the SIC Works program. Calling / coordinating contractors as required.

    - Oversight of church building booking system including the oversight of bookings from outside groups.

    - Interface with all groups/ members seeking to use the SIC building.

    - Ensuring all accounts including wages are processed in MYOB in a timely manner for approval by Treasurer etc.

    - Managing the church email account and Messagebank system. Answering where appropriate and referring to people as needed.

    - Referring the building maintenance requests to the Church Operating Team.

    - Provide a front desk presence as far as possible in the SIC building.

    - Supporting ministry events and reporting as needed.

    - Other administrative duties as required from time to time.

    Conditions of Employment:

    The position is based in the SIC office and is a full-time position 38 hours per week Mon-Friday

    The position is a PAYEE position with an employment agreement providing:

    A. Superannuation

    B. Annual leave of 4 weeks and

    C. 5 days sick-leave

    D. Other conditions as agreed

    Skills required:

    - The successful applicant will have prior experience in an administrative/ support role preferably in a voluntary Christian organisation.

    - Excellent communication skills in a multi-cultural environment both written and Oral

    - Provide a friendly welcoming presence in the office.

    - Attention to detail is essential.

    - Experience in Microsoft Word, basic Excel skills and PowerPoint is essential.

    - Familiarity with MYOB and various social media platforms would be an advantage.

    Please contact Graham Wilson at 0409 648 948 or graham.wilsonhome@yahoo.com.au if you are interested in this position.

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    Mandarin Pastor - Southside International Church - QLD

    布里斯班 - 南区国际宣道会 - 华语堂牧者

    Brisbane - Southside International Church - Mandarin Congregation Pastor

    (Click the PDF file under the image for English version)

    南区国际宣道会 是一个多文化、多会堂和多代人的教会,位于昆士兰布里斯班的 Sunnybank 区。我们是来自二十多个不同国家的居民,并致力于使所有的人都认识耶稣。欲了解更多信息,请参阅 www.sic.org.au。

    Southside International Church is a multi-cultural, multi-congregational and multi multi-generational Church at Sunnybank in Brisbane, Queensland. We enjoy the diversity of joining together from over twenty different nations and are committed to making Jesus known to all peoples. For more information please see www.sic.org.au.

    职位: 华语堂牧者(如欲表达对此职位的兴趣,请发送电子邮件至michaelw@sic.org.au)

    主要组织目标:通过完成主耶稣基督的大诫命和大使命以一个多元文化的融合家庭来荣耀神。

    职位功能目标:确保华语堂会众:成长为基督跟随者的群体, 传福音和装备人, 关注多文化和多代人的焦点, 培养南宣会堂之间的相互依存与合一

    主要责任:

    对会众的 -

    1. 传道,教导与祷告的事奉; 2. 门徒训练与事工领袖的发展;3. 教牧关怀; 4. 宣教使命……本地和全球; 5. 华语堂会众的治理和运作监督

    对个人的 -

    6. 保持你的属灵生命;7. 照顾你的家人; 8. 终身学习者

    负责对象:华语堂长老会、主任牧师

    相关关系:主任牧师、华语长老、联合长老、华语执事与教会执行团队(COT)、事工团队

    基本素质:

    对耶稣的热衷和一位坚定的跟随者;仆人领袖;对上帝的话语有深刻的理解,并能够在各种文化背景下以此进行交流;具有跨文化工作能力的文化意识;宣教心态;具有在团队中工作和领导团队的能力的管理经验;能够与人建立良好的关系

    澳洲宣道会(C&MA)认证牧者 (Licensed Worker)(如果目前不是但可以申请成为)

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    Chinese Pastor - Brisbane Living Water Alliance Church

    布里斯本活泉宣道會 - 誠聘粵語牧者

    活泉現正尋求有承擔的牧者

    工作內容:

    - 服侍主要來自香港的群體,包括留學生、職青及新移民家庭

    - 牧養約120人的活泉教會會眾

    應征者要求:

    - 持C&MA認可的神學院學位

    - 具最少三年牧會經驗者為佳

    - 能流利用廣東話宣講及教導

    - 能用中文閱讀及書寫

    - 澳洲居民或合法工作簽證

    應徵或查詢: admin@blwac.org

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    Associate Pastor - English Ministry

    Sydney Chinese Alliance Church is a vibrant community within the Christian and Missionary Alliance Australia, encompassing two distinct congregations: Cantonese-Mandarin and English.

    The English congregation, known as George Street Christian Community, has flourished and now boasts a congregation of approximately 30 individuals. This diverse congregation comprises high school and university students, working adults and young families.

    The English congregation is currently running the following ministries:

    Ø Sunday service

    Ø Fellowships and small groups

    Ø Worship team practice

    Ø Various evangelistic community events throughout the year, including the Easter Egg hunt.

    The Board of Elders now seeks a God-called candidate to lead and guide the English Congregation in fulfilling His purpose and mission.

    Job Description

    This is a full-time pastoral position entailing the development and supervision of all ministries within the English Congregation. The responsibilities include:

    · Providing pastoral care for young families with children.

    · Regularly delivering sermons during Sunday services.

    · Collaborating with team leaders to provide guidance and oversight for existing ministries.

    · Engaging in evangelistic efforts within the Rockdale community.

    · Strengthening the foundation of the English Congregation through disciple-making and sound doctrinal teachings.

    · Reporting to the Senior Pastor and the Board of Elders.

    Qualifications

    · Education Requirements: A minimum of a bachelor's degree in theology/divinity or higher from an accredited seminary or university.

    · Pastoral Experience: Minimum of two years of ministry experience, preferably pastoral ministry.

    · Background or Experience in Asian Culture: Experience in a cross-cultural setting, with a particular emphasis on Asian culture.

    · Acceptance of C&MA Statement of Faith, Doctrine and Tradition

    · Administrative Skills: Demonstrated proficiency in prioritization, planning, organization, execution, and effective delegation of lay leaders, fostering a collaborative team spirit. Ability to work effectively within a team is essential.

    Other characters

    · Mission-minded, evangelistic.

    · Well communication skills.

    · Exemplary self-discipline in managing time effectively and establishing healthy work-life boundaries.

    Please submit your CV and provide two references' contact information to office@scac.org.au.

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    Associate Pastor - English Congregation - Full Time

    Hills Christian Alliance Church is part of the Christian and Missionary Alliance of Australia. We have three congregations (Cantonese, English and Mandarin). We started the English congregation in 2008 and have developed into a mature congregation with about 50 people. The congregation consists of high school and university students, working adults and young couples.

    We are currently running the following ministries:

    - Sunday Worship

    - Friday night fellowship

    - Young Adults cell group

    - Children Sunday school

    - Worship team practice

    - Bible study

    We have a team of leaders in the English congregation who are involved in those ministries, however, we are looking for a suitable candidate called into pastoral ministry to further develop and disciple our English congregation.

    Job Summary

    This is a full-time pastoral position that has the responsibility of developing and supervising all ministries of the English Congregation, the goal of which is a Christ-centered ministry that builds up believers, trains them for ministry, and equips them to reach others.

    Qualifications

    1. Education Requirements: Bachelor Degree in theological studies or related field.

    2. Pastoral Experience: Minimum of one year pastoral experience. Experience may include internship, mission work, or other full-time or part-time ministries. Sensitivity to issues in a multicultural, multilingual, and multi-generational congregation is preferable.

    4. Acceptance of C&MA Statement of faith, Doctrine and Tradition

    5. Love People: A caring individual willing to invest in the lives of his flock in doing life together. Is skilled and involved in interpersonal relationships and works well as part of a team.

    6. Administrative Skills: Has appropriate administrative skills particularly that of prioritising in planning, organising, executing and delegating lay leaders in such a manner that develops a spirit of team ministry. Willingness to work with pastoral and office staff is a necessity.

    Responsibilities

    - To preach and teach the Bible with passion and conviction.

    - To provide pastoral care to members of the congregation.

    - To challenge, guide, support, equip new and existing leaders for youth and young adults.

    - To develop and work with team leaders to provide leadership and oversight of our existing ministries.

    - To engage in disciple making to impact lives immerse in spiritual studies and doctrinal teachings.

    - To equip and challenge members and leaders in pro-active community engagement and evangelism.

    - To involve in short-term and long-term planning for the congregation and church.

    - To report to the Senior Pastor.

    The successful applicant will be expected to fulfill the licensing requirements of the Christian & Missionary Alliance of Australia and to obtain a valid Working with Children Check.

    Should you require further reference please feel free to contact Rev Almon Li at (02) 9484 6374 or 0413 142 268 or almon.li@hillscac.org

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    English Pastor - Full time

    Christian Alliance Church of Victoria (CACV), is a local church in Burwood VIC with a Chinese and an English congregation.

    We are seeking a full-time pastor for our English Congregation to further flourish the ministries for youth, young adults and families. You should have the heart to serve and lead the young congregation, as well as a strong calling in building passionate followers of our Lord Jesus Christ. Experience in ministering and serving in cross-generational and cross-culture teams is preferred.

    Successful applicants will be expected to fulfill the licensing requirements of the Christian & Missionary Alliance of Australia.

    For further details or to apply, please contact Aaron - applications@cacv.org.au.

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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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    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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