Chinese Christian Fellowship Church Wilmette, IL, USA
Sep 06, 2019Full time
Chinese Christian Fellowship Church in Wilmette, IL is in search of their next Pastor of Family Ministries. This person will be responsible for creating a team-based ministry to provide leadership and oversight to the children’s ministry, the youth ministry, and parent-oriented ministries. This work will foster intentional discipleship relationships within these various age-group ministries. Chinese Christian Fellowship Church is a non-denominational Christian church located in Wilmette, Illinois. The church is represented by two congregations: The Chinese Ministry (CM) and the English Ministry (EM). The average attendance of the Chinese Ministry is 130. The average attendance of the English Ministry is 70. Although the church is predominantly ethnically Chinese, the multi-generational makeup of the congregation exhibits a diversity of culture. One of the key priorities for the position is to establish a sustainable ministry team that integrates and represents well across age groups and both the Chinese and English Ministries. The church recognizes its youth demographic is emerging in both size and need and sees the value for ministry in this area. Wilmette, Illinois, is a suburb approximately 14 miles north of downtown Chicago. It is consistently ranked one of the best places to live in the U.S. due to a variety of factors including low unemployment rate, median income, low housing vacancy, high education expenditure and low crime rates. Wilmette enjoys many suburban features while also having a proximity to Chicago and its large city and cultural amenities. We are looking for an individual who is passionate for their love of Christ and their love for the development of spiritual maturity for young people. We are also looking for someone who is prepared to navigate the challenges of an ethnic, yet multi-generational environment to practice their ministry.