Pastoral Searches

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The following churches are known to be pursuing searches for new pastoral staff (more recent submissions first):
Tung Chung, Hong Kong — The Bridge Church (a non-denominational English-speaking community church) is seeking a Lead Pastor. Applications should be sent in by June 15th and the position can begin in mid-August. Questions and resumes can be sent to Further information is available on the church's website or here.
(Listed here 2016-05-14.)
Tokyo, Japan —the Tokyo Union Church (multi-cultural, interdenominational, English-speaking) is seeking an Associate Pastor to join its pastoral team. Applications close June 30, 2016. Expressions of interest should be addressed to Detailed information is available from the church website
(Listed here 2016-05-12.)
Antwerp, Belgium —the Antwerp International Protestant Church is seeking a new pastor. (See description here.)
(Listed here 2016-03-10)
Sofia, Bulgaria —the International Baptist Church of Sofia is seeking a sennior pastor for its congregation. (See description here or contact or to inquire.)
(Listed here 2016-03-07)
Bonn, Germany —the American Protestant Church (APC) is seeking a Director of Children's and Middle School Ministry. Details are available here.
(Listed here 2016-03-04)
New Delhi, India — Delhi International Christian Fellowship (DICF) is opening its search for a new Senior Pastor. Visa challenges require a search for both short-term pastors (up to six months) as well as permanent candidates as we work towards a long-term stable status for this warm, winsome church with strong leaders beginning May 2016. For more information, send resume and queries to here 2016-02-17)
Luzern, Switzerland —The International Church of Luzern(ICL) is seeking a pastor. More complete information is available here. The application deadline is March 31, 2016.
(Listed here 2016-02-17, revised 2016-02-26.)
Salzburg, Austria —The Salzburg International Christian Church (SICC) is currently looking for a new pastor, who could begin in September 2016. More complete information including church profile is available here. The application deadline is February 28, 2016.
San Jose, Costa Rica — Escazu Christian Fellowship is receiving applicatoins for the following:
PERMANENT PASTOR A search is underway for a senior pastor. The congregation provides a multi-page congregation and position description here. Deadline for applications is January 31, 2016.
(Revised here 2015 December 11.)
Kathmandu, Nepal —Kathmandu International Christian Congregation (KICC) is seeking to appoint a new pastor for our inter-denominational and diverse fellowship. Starting early 2016. Please contact:
Continental Europe — Interim Assignments — ALL ASSIGGNMENTS ARE CURRENTLY FILLED FOR SUMMER 2016.
(Listed here 2015 August 11; updated 2016 April 14.)
Singapore — Orchard Road Presbyterian Church (ORPC) is seeking a Senior Minister (Senior Pastor) for its Englishspeaking congregation. Check out their position description here.
(Listed here 2015 August 10.)
Surrey, United Kingdom — The International Community Church of Surrey is seeking a person for two related functions in church and school. Click for more information: one-third time Schools Relational Support Worker and two-thirds time Family Life Ministry Director.Job particulars can be found hereor at the church's website.
(Listed here 2015 July 28, replacing an earlier listing.)
Paris, France — Amercian Church of Paris is seeking an associate pastor. Information is available here or at the congregation's website.
(Listed here on July 18, 2015; dealine for applications, September 15, 2015.)
Cairo, Egypt — Heliopolis Community Church is seeking a pastor. Click above for their website or here for a brief position description.
(Pastor Daniel Stump has accepted the postion of senior pastor; youth position continues to be open as of March 10, 2016)
Bali, Indonesia — Bali Protestant Christian Church — Short-term volunteer pastors needed in international congregations. Immediate openings available. Contact
Lavington, Kenya (East Africa) — The Lavington Vineyard Church, a newly formed international congregation, is seeking a full-time (or part-time) self-funded Senior Pastor. See this anouncement and terms of reference / job description. Send all required documentation
(Search reamins open as of July 20, 2015!)
Searches closed or positions filled:
  • Pakistan — International Church of Karachi
  • Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates — Evangelical Community Church
  • Moshi, Tanzania — St. Margaret's Anglican Church
  • Tblisi, Georgia — The International Christian Fellowship, lead pastor
  • West Leederville, Western Australia — Henderson Memorial Presbyterian Church, multi-lingual pastor
  • Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam — the WELL — International Church of Saigon, pastor
  • São Paulo Brazil — Fellowship Community Church
  • Bangkok, Thailand — The International Church of Bangkok
  • London, UK — American International Church
  • Beijing — Church of the Good Shepherd
  • Surrey, UK — International Community Church
  • Evangelical Community Church in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
  • Advent-St. Nicholas Church, Quito, Ecuador
  • International Baptist Church-Jurbise, Belgium
  • International Church of Karachi, Pakistan
  • International Church of Bishkek (ICB), Kyrgystan
  • Santiago (Chile) Community Church
  • APCH — American Protestant Church of the Hague
  • Ferney Voltaire, France — Crossroads Evangelical Church
  • Geneva, Swieterland — The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Geneva
  • Dhaka, Bangladesh — Dhaka International Christian Church
  • Lima, Peru — Union Church of Lima
  • Prague, Czech Republic — International Church of Prague (summer 2013)
  • Tokyo, Japan -- Tokyo Union Church (early 2013)
  • Manila, Philippines -- Union Church of Manila Youth Director (early 2012)
  • Hong Kong, China — Island ECC (Evangelical Community Church) (6 October 2012)
  • Vilnius, Lithuania — The International Church of Vilnius — pastor (13 July 2012).
  • Tokyo, Japan — Tokyo Union Church Senior Pastor (23 May 2012)
  • Prague, Czech Republic — International Church of Prague interim pastor and youth pastors (12 April 2012)
  • Caracas, Venezuela — United Christian Church in Caracas (11 April 2012)
  • Paris, France -- The American Church of Paris, Full-Time Associate Pastor (2011).
  • Tokyo, Japan -- St. Paul International Lutheran Church, senior pastor (2011)
  • Auckland Chinese Presbyterian Church (New Zealand), English-language assistant pastor (2011).
  • Vienna Community Church (Austria), Senior Pastor (2011)
  • La Paz Community Church (Bolivia), Senior Pastor (2011.)
  • Union Church Hong Kong, China, Executive Director (2011)
  • St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, pastor (2011)
  • Tokyo Union Church (TUC), interim pastor (2011)
  • Union Christian Church in Honduras, pastor (2011)
  • International Evangelical Church in Finland, second pastor (2011)
  • Taipei International Church, interim pastor (2011)
  • The English-speaking Congregation of Church of the Good Shepherd (Taipei,Taiwan) (2011).
  • The International Protestant Church (IPC) of Zurich (2011).
  • Advent-St. Nicholas Church (ASN) in Quito, Ecuador (2011).
  • The International Church of Stavanger, Norway (2010).
  • The International Church of Karachi (ICK) (2010).
  • United Church of Bogota (Colombia) — Search for a Senior Pastor (2010)
  • Community Church Hong Kong — Senior Pastor (2009)
  • The Congregation of the Good Shepherd (COGS), Beijing, China (2010).
  • The La Paz (Bolivia) Community Church (LPCC) (2010)
  • St. Paul International Lutherna Church, Tokyo, Japan (2010)
  • Kobe Union Church, Japan (2009).
  • Kathmandu International Christian Congregation (KICC), Nepal (2009)
  • International Church of Lucerne, Luzern, Switzerland (2009)
  • Cambodian Christian Fellowship, Phnom Penh, Cambodia (2009)
  • St. Anne's Lutheran Church, London, England, UK (2009).
  • American Protestant Church, Bonn, Germany (2009)
  • Union Church, Lima Peru (2010).