Pastoral Searches

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The following churches are known to be pursuing searches for new pastoral staff (more recent submissions first):
San Jose, Costa Rica — Escazu Christian Fellowship is reopening the search process for the following:
PERMANENT PASTOR A search is underway for a senior pastor. The congregation provides a multi-page congregation and position description here. New deadline for applications is December 1, 2016.
(Revised here 2016-09-07.)
Kobe, Japan — Kobe Union Church, an international, interdenominational English-speaking church, is seeking an Associate Pastor. Further information can be found here, or on the church website Contact for an information pack and application details. Applications close August 15th 2016.
(Listed here 2016-06-12.)
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)
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.)
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:
  • Antwerp, Belgium — the Antwerp International Protestant Church
  • Sofia, Bulgaria — International Baptist Church
  • Tokyo, Japan — Tokyo Union Church
  • Salzburg, Austria — Salzburg International Christian Church
  • Tung Chung, Hong Kong — The Bridge Church
  • Switzerland —The International Church of Luzern (ICL)
  • 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).