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EM Lead Pastor

GLC Lead Pastor Posting – English Ministry Pastor

Grace Hanin Community Church(GCC) is seeking a full-time English Ministry (Grace Life Church) pastor to lead, shepherd, and grow its congregation in accordance with our EM Vision.  Located in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada, Grace Life consists of about 90 members, and is under the umbrella of the Grace Hanin Community Church (Korean ministry immigrant church – www.gracehanin.com).  Grace Life’s demographic consists of young families and young adults/recent college grads with most members that are of 1.5 or 2nd generation Korean Canadian descent.  However, non-Korean members are growing in number.


GLC Vision

“Receiving Grace, Growing Grace, Sharing Grace”


General Summary of Duties (Responsibilities)

  • Prepare weekly sermons
  • Pray for and counsel church members
  • Work with the GLC leadership team to plan events (retreats, outreach, missions, etc.)
  • Lead weekly small group meetings
  • Bridge the relationship with the GCC ministry body (especially with the GCC education department)
  • Attend all necessary staff meetings
  • Participate in all church activities
  • Work together with the GCC pastors and other church staff


Qualifications – Essential

  • Gospel-centered preaching and teaching skills
  • Conduct worship services, lead Bible studies and provide spiritual counseling for members.
  • A graduate of or currently enrolled in an accredited seminary M.Div. or equivalent program.
  • Eligible to work in Canada.  (For US citizens or permanent residents, church is willing to sponsor a working visa)


Qualifications – Non-Essential but Preferred

  • Ability to communicate in Korean preferred but not required
  • Prior experience in an English Ministry within an ethnic church
  • Experience in organizing special events such as summer and winter retreats
  • Experience in recruiting and training volunteers
  • Experience in training teachers and student leaders


General Job Description

  • Position:  Full Time
  • Salary:  TBD (based on experience and qualification)
  • Report to:  Grace Community Church Senior Pastor and Leadership Board

To Apply: Please submit the below information to kevin.her@gracehanin.org or joshua.kim@gracehanin.org

  • Resume
  • Statement of Faith
  • Philosophy/Vision of Ministry
  • Personal Testimony
  • 2 or more sermon links (at least 1 video)
  • 3 References – 2 pastoral and 1 personal

To apply for this job email your details to kevin.her@gracehanin.org