Current Ministry Job Vacancies

About us

WSCCC is an evangelical independent church spread across 7 services, conducted in 3 languages (English, Mandarin and Cantonese). The services are located in two campuses based in inner-west Sydney (Strathfield and Croydon Park).

Strathfield English has two Sunday services – 9am and 4:30pm. Croydon English has one Sunday service at 10am. All three are growing, energetic, multicultural, cross-generational congregations.

We seek to maintain a tradition of strong Biblical teaching through our Sunday services as well as our associated ministries. Our congregation has a culture of being committed to serving and training in ministry.

Our outreach is both local and global. Although part of a Chinese church we are open to people of all backgrounds and in touch with contemporary Australian society.

We are currently on the look out for an English congregation pastor, youth pastor and children’s ministry coordinator. See below for details.

English Pastor Position – Strathfield Congregation (full time)

The English Pastor is a member of the pastoral team of the whole church: working closely with the English congregations’ pastoral team but also working with the pastors of other language congregations.

The English Pastor is a member of the Diaconate which consists of the church’s Deacons and the Pastoral Team.

In this case, the core responsibilities of Strathfield English pastors are to oversee, lead and participate in the Strathfield English services with the aim to grow the members of that congregation.

Sunday services:

  • Preparing sermons roughly 2 times per month, preaching regularly at Strathfield 9am and 430pm and less regularly at Croydon Park at 10am
  • Oversight of the Strathfield English ministry teams (with the other Strathfield English pastor)
  • Attendance at Sunday services, modelling commitment to and participation in the church family
  • Being available and building relationships with regular attenders and newcomers after services

Oversight and leadership:

  • To provide vision and direction for the congregation, working with the leadership group, mainly the English Worship Committee (EWC), Youth and Student Ministers
  • Oversight and advice for ministries of Strathfield English congregations (although not necessarily personally involved in every ministry):
    • Small groups
    • Welcoming and integration of newcomers ministry
    • Strategic planning and organisation of special events
    • Any other ministries which develop in the life of the congregation

Pastoral care:

  • Oversee pastoral care of the congregation by ensuring that structures are in place for
    members to be cared for
  • Personally be involved in special cases as required, including visitations, if required


  • Encourage the continued spiritual growth of the congregation through targeted programs
  • Encourage and oversee disciple making and training in ministry
  • Personal mentorship of individuals such as a student minister
  • Grass roots lay leadership development


  • Promote and encourage outreach events and activities
  • Be involved in developing outreach ministries by the congregation
  • Develop mission-mindedness in the congregation both locally and globally

Other areas:

  • Baptism classes
  • Marriages (when licensed)
  • Funerals

Involvement in wider church (WSCCC):

  • Participate in Diaconate and pastoral meetings, providing spiritual guidance as minister
  • Attend and contribute to inter-congregation ministries and events

Meetings to attend:

There will be, on average, one evening meeting each week:

  • Diaconate meeting (once per month – evening)
  • Pastoral team & English pastoral team meetings (weekly – during the day)
  • Mission committee meeting (once per month – evening)
  • English Worship Committee meeting – EWC meeting (once per month – evening)
  • Any other meetings as required

About You

The applicant we are seeking should have a Biblical vision for growing God’s kingdom globally.

You should have a theology degree from a recognised Bible or Theological College, hold an evangelical perspective, have a pastoral heart, possess spiritual and relational maturity and be able to work in a ministry team. It is also vital that the applicant can work collaboratively, as they will be working with other ministers as part of the English congregations’ pastoral team, as well as with the pastors of other language congregations, and the Diaconate.

You must be willing to work in an independent congregational church structure. Cross–cultural understanding or experience within the contemporary Australian culture is important, particularly Australian-born Chinese. However, the applicant need not be of Asian background.

For more information
Please feel free to visit our Sunday services at 9am or 4.30pm

  • Upstairs church hall, Corner of Homebush Road and Alviston Street, Strathfield
  • Or visit our website at

To discuss this position or for more information, please contact one of our deacons:

  • Daniel Ng on 0406 595 431 or
  • Terrence Wong on 0450 926 288 or
  • Dr Desmond Chu on 0410 605 372 or

To apply, please send a full written resume with references to

Youth Pastor (part time, 2.5 days/week)

The church averages about 800 people, including adults, youth and children across 7 congregations, with a Youth Ministry of about 50 youth across two youth groups with strong leadership teams.

The church is seeking to employ a part time Youth Pastor to look after the Youth Ministries. The job description is as follows:

Overall Aim: To be responsible for the development, oversight, and coordination of the Youth Ministries.

Supervision: Responsible to Strathfield English Ministry and Diaconate as well as working along-side the other ministers.

Qualifications: Should be passionate about gospel ministry to youth. A degree from a recognised Bible or Theological college is required. Experience in Youth Ministry is desirable, but not required. The person should be respectful of Chinese culture, but need not be of Chinese background.


  • Lead and work alongside the youth coordinators with teams of leaders across two youth groups (Friday & Sunday).
  • Recruit, encourage and care for youth leaders. This involves training and resourcing them as needed.
  • The hours can be arranged to suit the right candidate. This is a part time position (2.5 days per week). The hours would include Friday evenings and Sunday mornings.
  • For those interested in preaching or cross-cultural ministry, our church also offers plenty of
    experience and opportunities (but is not a prerequisite).

For more information, please contact Andrew Bardsley (0434 968 551) or Terrence Wong (0450 926
288). Please submit your application through e-mail at

Children’s Ministry worker – Croydon congregation (part time, 2.5 days/week)

Ministry to families and children is a priority for our church. Our vision is to raise up children to love and serve Jesus. Our children’s ministries form an important part of our overall ministry to families and outreach to the community.

The Children’s Ministry worker at each campus coordinate and work with children’s ministry teams made up of volunteers who serve in Sunday School classes and mid-week play groups. The ministry is well-supported by the pastors and leadership. For those interested in cross-cultural ministry, our church offers plenty of experiences and opportunities.

The role

The position of Children’s Ministry worker will include (but not be limited to):

  • Overseeing the Sunday School ministry:
    • Plan curriculum – whether on-site classes, or online during COVID-19 restrictions
    • Recruit, train and support the team of volunteer teachers
    • Teach and minister to children
    • Equip parents to minister to their children
    • Ensure compliance with legal requirements
  • Plan occasional special children’s ministry activities (eg special services, and holidays)
  • Coordinating the mid-week play group as a community outreach
  • Attending one of our church services regularly.

The position of Childrens Ministry worker will include (but not be limited to): 

Scope of responsibilities

The Children’s Ministry worker – Croydon congregation will be responsible for:

  • Kids ministry (Sundays): 4 classes in 1 timeslot (10am). Pre-school to primary aged children. All in English language.
  • Play group (Mid-week morning): Held weekly during school terms.
  • Additionally, there will be occasional special ministry events, training events and Ministry coordination meetings to organise or attend.

Qualities of the candidate

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be a mature Christian
  • Have experience and passion for ministering to children in a church context.
  • Have skills in leadership, teamwork, communication and administration.
  • Have good English skills.
  • Have formal theological training as an advantage.
  • Have a valid NSW Working With Children Check (mandatory)

To enquire about the role, contact Margaret Chu at