Ministry Opportunities

Current Opportunities


For all JEMS Positions
Applicants must possess an evangelical faith, a growing relationship with Christ, attitude and skills to work in a team setting and understand the responsibilities given as avenues of ministry for the Lord. For all positions, training and support raising assistance provided.

JEMS Japan Missions Director
Serves as administrator of the Japan Missions ministries; responsible for the recruitment, training, and care of short-term and long-term Japan missionaries; researches potential Japan mission partnerships; develops and maintains mission policies.

Minimum Requirements: a) Completion of an Evangelical Theological Seminary and two years of combined experience in the mission field or mission organization; OR b) graduate of a four-year college and four years combined experience in the mission field and mission organization. Candidate with bilingual language and a status of “Permanent Residency” is preferred. Fund raising will be required after initial start up funding. For a more complete description, please call Mary Tabuchi at (213) 613-0022 or email to

See “Short-Term” and “Career Missions” for Japan and South America.

Other Ministry Opportunities


Crossway Church – San Fernando Valley, CA
Posted May 23, 2017

Senior Pastor – The Senior Pastor is gifted and called to teach the Word of God, and is responsible for shepherding the members of Crossway Church, setting a vision for the church, providing leadership in all areas of church life, and being an example for what it means to live out the gospel on a daily basis.

Detailed information about the job requirements along with information our church can be found at
Qualified applicants should send a cover letter and resume to

Carmel Baptist Church of North Carolina
Posted January 2017

Pastor for Japanese Ministry – Global Outreach FLSA: Non-exempt (part-time). This postion is under the direction of the Missional
Outreach Pastor and supervises an assistant. The position shall shepherd and reach out to the Japanese community in the 
Charlotte region to communicate the overall mission and vision of the church.

Additional info at
You may submit your cover letter, resume and qustions to Leslie Sheffield at

Gardena Valley Baptist Church, 1630 West 158th Street, Gardena, CA 90247
Posted October 2016

Senior Pastor – GVBC is a multip-ethnic, multi-cultural, multi-generational Christian community in the South Bay area of Los Angeles. This church was founded more than 100 years age as a mission to Japanese immigrants. We continue to worship in two languages, English and Japanese, as we minister to our diverse neighborhood.

To apply for the position, please download the form available at and submit the completed form plus cover letter and curriculum vitae by December 1, 2016.  Should you have any questions, please contact the Pastoral Search Committee at

Victory Fellowship, 4030 Spencer St. Suite 105, Torrance, CA 90503
Posted September 2016

For Church or Ministry -Sub-lease 11,000 square feet of converted warehouse space in a business park.   Contact Person: Arnold Ng –

Orchard Valley Christian Church, Sunnyvale, CA, 1515 Partridge Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA 94087
Posted May 2016

Associate Pastor – This family-oriented, Asian-American church seeks a young male pastor with strong teaching, team-building and leadership gifts to oversee the youth, young adult and young family ministries. Willing to consider a part-time youth pastor position to a seminary student, leading to a full-time associate pastor position upon graduation. Send resume and brief spiritual journey to
Job Description

Christ Community Church of Milpitas, 1000 South Park Victoria Drive, Milpitas, CA
Posted April 2016

Pastor of Discipleship in the Family – Seeking an experienced person with strong gifts of leadership to help us minister to the families in our congregation and the greater community.  They are particularly looking for someone to help parents learn how to disciple their children.  Because many of the families in our church and our community consist of foreign-born parents with American-born children, we especially are looking for someone motivated to help these families discover how Christ can help meet the challenges these families face. Above all, we are looking for someone who can provide leadership for multiple staff and 40+ volunteers.
Job Description.

Wintersburg Presbyterian Church, Santa Ana, CA
Posted April 2016

Senior Pastor – Seeking an experienced Senior Pastor who will provide leadership for the two weekly worship services, serve as moderator for Session, be a primary counselor to church members in crisis situations for this family-oriented, multi-generational, 500-member church with 110 years of history.
Email Church Website Job Description

Rainier Avenue Church, Seattle, WA
Posted January 2016

Rainier Avenue Church is in an exciting new season of growth, and they are seeking to fill several positions.
Youth Director
For job descriptions, please visit

Bethany Congregational Church of Santa Barbara, CA
Posted December 2015

Senior Pastor – Responsible to the Board of Elders for the planning, organization, implementation, and evaluation of the comprehensive activities of the church to meet those objectives. Send your resume and questions to      History of Bethany Church      2015 Bethany Church Info
Sr. Pastor Position Description

Chinese Baptist Church-Seattle
Posted August 19, 2015

Senior Pastor – Leader, preacher and a visionary. The senior pastor shall oversee the ministral team, church support staff and all church programs and activities in order to have harmony and oneness within the ministries.
Job Description      Application

Waseda International Christian School (Tokyo, Japan)
Posted August 14, 2015

2 English and ESL Teachers – Beginning January 2016, Students 1st-8th Grades
Housing and Visa (teaching)Fees, free Japanese language classes, and One RT airline ticket per year provided between Tokyo and USA.
Position Description

Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA
Posted August 7, 2015
Part-time Temporary Grant Impementation Library Archive Curatorial Assistant – July 2015 to approximately April 2016, approximately 10 hours per week.
Position Description

University Presbyterian Church, Seattle, WA
Posted February 28, 2015

Director of Children and Family Ministries- Child development background; bachelor’s degree required (master’s degree preferred). At University Presbyterian Church (UPC), the Mission is to Share Hope in Jesus Christ. This position collaborates with senior leadership and Session to implement the mission and vision of UPC through providing leadership for Children and Family Ministries (CFM). He/she leads the efforts of the CFM staff, elders and volunteer leadership teams to maintain vision and to build strong discipling relationships and quality programs for ministry with children. This includes leadership in the education and discipling of parents and families, equipping them for ministry with each other and their neighbors in Seattle. Contact Hilary Handbidge at

Irvington Presbyterian Church, Fremont, CA
Posted January 9, 2015

Worship Music Arts Director and a Family Ministry Director – These newly created positions are indended for individuals who seek to BE the difference for God to the churched and the dechurched/unchurched in a largely agnostic and non-Christian community. Job Description: contact or call 510.517.7161

Pathway Community Church (PCC), Dublin (east of San Francisco), CA
Posted November 13, 2014

Full-Time Lead Pastor – This multi-generational church family consists of predominately from the Asian-American community. The children and youth are a vibrant part of the church family. Seeking a person who demonstrates strong visionary leadership and preaching ability with experience in disciple-making, leadership training and team building. For additional information, see pathwaycommunity
Send resumes to

Austin Chinese Church, Austin, Texas
Posted October 29, 2014

Full-Time Youth Minister, as part of the Austin Chinese Church Pastoral Team, The position is effective immediately. Youth Minister Job Description

Christian Layman Church, Oakland, CA
Posted October 2, 2014
These positions are immediate opportunities!
a) Worship Pastor
b) Bookkeeper
For Additional Info

Venice Santa Monica Free Methodist Church, 4871 Centinela Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90066
Posted June, 2014, Updated Sept 2015

Part-Time (20 hours per week) Director of Music -This position helps musicians and congregants grow as disciples of Jesus Christ through worship and music. The director coordinates, leads and participates in the planning, rehearsing and the presentation of music for worship services and ministry programs.
Contact: Michelle Stultz at 310.822.8094.      Additional Info

South Bay Presbyterian Church (ECO) 2701 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, CA 90503
Posted April, 2014

Full-Time Pastor with a minimum 4 years of pastoral experience to preach and teach the Word of God adhering to the Reformed tradition and following the ECO Essential Tenets, to equip the members and staff for ministry and to provide pastoral care. The congregation is predominantly Asian-American with approximately 125 members. For additional info, contact Roger Lee at

South Bay Japanese Christian Fellowship, Harbor City, CA
Posted May, 2013
Part-Time Youth Worker, 15-20 hrs./wk. $300 mo.  Work with Youth, College and Young Adults. A degree is not required. English-speaking, youth worker experience and seminary students are preferred.  Must have a burden for youth ministry and be an evangelical Christian. Please submit a resume to Rev. Tetsuo Kagiwada at and call 310.891.3809.

Youth Harvest Church (Japan Baptist Conference) looking for college students
Posted June 27, 2012
1-8-16 Higashi Shirakawadai, Suma, Kobe, Japan. Teach children and adults English (Tuesday thru Saturday), Assist children’s church and Sunday service (message once a month in bi-lingual service) Salary: 65,000 Yen/month (approx $800). Housing: apartment with kitchen and dining room (church provides and also pays for utilities, cell phone and health insurance) Term of service: Beginning Fall 2012 for either one or two years. Send resume to