Korean-American Ministry Resources

English Congregation Pastor

Emmanuel Church in Philadelphia(PCA) is seeking to call a full-time pastor who will oversee and shepherd the entire English-speaking portion of our congregation (English Congregation, EC). This presently includes the elementary, youth, and young-adult (college and college graduates) ministries of our church. He will be directly responsible for pastoring the young adults within the EC, but will also be overseeing the interns who serve in each department.

* Type: Full-time

* Title: English Congregation Pastor (EC Pastor) Report to: The Session of Emmanuel Church Salary: Will discuss and evaluate in person Hours: 40+ hours per week


The EC Pastor will have the following responsibilities in furthering the mission and vision of Emmanuel Church:

* Lead Sunday worship for the young adults
* Directly shepherd and disciple the young adult congregation; this will include:
– Leading a Friday Bible study or large group
– Providing ongoing training for those serving in the various ministries of the young-adult ministry (praise team, small group ministry, hospitality team, etc.)
– Regular visitations/counseling for young-adult members
* Oversee and disciple the interns serving in the elementary and youth departments


The EC Pastor must have the following qualifications and skills:

* Qualifications
– Ordained within the PCA, or willingness to transfer ordination to the PCA denomination
– Sound biblical and theological knowledge in the Reformed tradition
– At least 4 years of pastoral ministry experience
– Able to understand Korean culture and Korean-American church background
A genuine heart to cooperate with the session and the Korean pastors of the church
* Skills & Abilities
– Ability to clearly communicate the gospel  of Jesus Christ; an effective  preacher/teacher
– Ability and sincere heart to biblically counsel the sheep entrusted to him
– Ability to supervise and disciple the interns reporting to him
– Ability to organize and lead worship for a variety of age-groups
– Ability to engage with the diverse communities of West Philadelphia and University City
– Ability to organize and plan major church events
* Characteristics & Qualities
– Willingness to be flexible and sacrificial according to the needs and demands of the church
– A humble posture in working with other staff members
– Sensitivity and adaptability to the culture of our church and community

Please submit the following materials to Emmanuel via email to: lee715@gmail.com


-statement of faith

-pastoral experiences

-vision statement

-2 recommendation letter

-3 references with contact information

For more information and questions, please contact Elder Lee at: 215-939-1789

You can find out website at http://iemmanuel.org/ec

To apply for this job email your details to lee715@gmail.com