TAFPC has a forty-year history of sharing the love of God to the Taiwanese Americans in the Central New Jersey area. We are mainly a Taiwanese immigrant congregation that worships and fellowships in three different languages: English; Taiwanese; and Mandarin Chinese. Through our ministries of Proclamation, Worship, Witness, Fellowship, Discipleship and Service, we challenge ourselves to become faithful followers of Jesus Christ. In 2017, TAFPC moved into a new facility in Hillsborough and are undergoing plans to renovate our building.
ABOUT THIS POSITION
Recent immigrants from Taiwan have made TAFPC realize the need of additional Pastoral Staff to support Mandarin Speaking Taiwanese Americans. These new immigrants mainly speak Mandarin Chinese and have recently married and established their own families. Thus, TAFPC is now looking for a full-time pastor who will mentor and guide these young people and mentor them to teach their children about the Christian faith. This position will temporarily be a one-year position with the possibility of renewal at the end of the first year.
LANGUAGES and BACKGROUND:
Ability to understand and converse in English is required as meetings are normally held in English. Ability to preach and teach in Mandarin Chinese is required. If unable to preach and teach in English, ability to preach and teach in Taiwanese will be strongly preferred.
The Candidate must be from a Reformed Tradition Background, PCUSA Ordained Minister preferred, or the willingness to undergo PCUSA ministerial membership process.
We are a Taiwanese Church, affinity towards Taiwanese people and our cultural and international identity will be strongly considered.