Korean-American Ministry Resources

Children’s Ministry Pastor

Children’s Ministry Pastor (for Ages 2 – Grade 5)

Church Description
Cornerstone Church (UMC) is a Christ-Centered, People-Oriented church that exists to build lives on the foundation of Jesus Christ. Our values are summed up in these three words: Relationships, Redemption, and Restoration. Cornerstone Church is a predominantly Korean-American church in New Jersey. Our congregation has approximately 100 members with a small but growing Children’s Ministry of 10.

Job Description
We are seeking an energetic Children’s Pastor (“Pastor”) who is passionate about sharing their love of Jesus Christ with Sunday school families and children up to 5th grade. The ministry entails the development and leading of all aspects of Sunday school including programing, volunteers, and events as further described below:
● Shepherd and Teach students
○ Establishing of Year-Round Sunday School Curriculum
○ Training and education of teacher volunteers
○ Actively evaluating classroom dynamics and improving interactions between teacher, student, and parents

● Directing weekly Children’s worship and Special annual events
○ Prepare, lead, and preach Sunday Children’s messages
○ Prepare, lead, and organize special Events – Easter, Christmas, Vacation
Bible School, community service opportunities, etc.

● Communicate and Delegate opportunities to serve together to the rest of the church
○ Email updates to parents
○ Coordinate with Parent’s Group (PTO) on ways to serve together and prepare upcoming events
○ Maintain and organize supplies
● Coordinate and Collaborate with other staff regarding ways to fulfill the church’s
mission together
○ Join monthly staff meetings and church council meetings
○ Help coordinate special worships such as Easter, Christmas,
Graduation/Moving-up Sundays, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, etc.
○ Assist in guiding ministry transitions
■ Birth to Elementary
■ Elementary to Youth
○ Will report to Lead Pastor

● Bachelor’s degree, preferred in Christian Education, Ministry, or a related field
● Graduate or student of an accredited seminary, preferred but not mandatory
● Bilingual, preferred – Korean and English
● Minimum of 3 years of experience in children’s and/or youth ministry or similar
qualifying work experience
● Leadership skills necessary to administer Children’s ministry
● Effective communications skills (written and spoken) with volunteer Sunday
school teachers, parents, and children
● Excellent organizational skills and creative
● Proficient with media and digital competencies
● Loves children and believes in discipling the next generation

Part-time staff
● Compensation package $1,500 per month salary and other benefits and allowances to be discussed

Please email your resume with references along with a cover letter to mmrhee@gmail.com

Please send any questions to the above email.

To apply for this job email your details to mmrhee@gmail.com