Senior Pastor - San Diego, CA


Listed 02-20-2019
Chinese Community Church (CCC), 4998 Via Valarta, San Diego, CA 92124 | 858.874.7888 |
San Diego, CA
Start Date
Full Time

Lead and guide an ethnically diverse congregation to grow stronger in faith, inspire an active commitment to becoming followers and disciples of Christ, and form meaningful relationships with the congregation and develop our capabilities to further Christ’s work in our communities and world.

Reports to: Church Council
For more information about the church, download our profile (link above).


  • Mature, balanced, evangelical Christian
  • Master of Divinity degree, or working toward equivalent training
  • Theological formation consistent with CCC’s beliefs and vision (see for more information)

Desired Attributes for the Position

  • 5+ years of experience as a lead pastor
  • Confident and engaging public speaker
  • A person of initiative and energy
  • Strong interpersonal skills that can build relationships with an understanding of cross-cultural and cross-generational differences
  • Adaptable team builder skilled at maximizing the congregation for God’s purpose

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Worship
    • Prepare and deliver weekly sermon
    • Administer the sacraments of Baptism and Communion
    • Plan worship with Deacons, Music Director and Worship Team 
  • Leadership
    • Provide leadership in planning with Church Council, Deacons, Trustees and Christian Education
    • Develop and train lay leadership; understand and encourage spiritual gifting of lay leadership
    • Is a visionary - able to instill a sense of purpose and vision in the congregation
    • Build relationships with church leadership, staff and congregation
    • Oversee and manage church staff (both paid and volunteer), in conjunction with appropriate board and Council
    • Guide and support the ministries, missions and programs (e.g. Mandarin Ministry, Bible study groups, Youth Ministry)
  • Congregational Care
    • Provide pastoral care and spiritual guidance through visitation, counseling and prayer
    • Attend church-wide events; periodically attend church group meetings and activities
    • Provide special services such as baptisms, weddings and funerals 

Please send the following:

  • Cover letter
  • Statement of faith
  • Resume and photo to:
    • Meijean Chan, Search Committee Chairperson
      c/o 4998 Via Valarta
      San Diego, CA 92124 or
      If you have questions, call Meijean Chan at 619-992-3888

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