Korean-American Ministry Resources

Lead EM Pastor

About Our Church:
Emmanuel Presbyterian Church (KAPC denomination) is located in the heart of Silicon Valley. Emmanuel is one of the largest Korean American churches in the SF Bay Area with approximately 2,500 members including KM, EM, and education departments (EM is apx 150 members). Our church is composed of more than 120 “house church” groups. Our vision is to be “One Church”, a Biblically centered, multi-generational community who strive to be living worship to a living God, to win lost souls, to equip the next generation of believers, and to demonstrate the love of Jesus to the Bay Area.


  • Preach and Teach:
    • Lead the English Ministry (ages including college students, young adults and older adults)
    • Prepare and deliver weekly scripture-based sermons (Sundays)
  • Pastoral Care: Meet with, pray with and shepherd ministry members
  • Leadership:
    • Oversee the development of the leadership structure and ministries
    • Oversee the development of lay leaders through discipling and spiritual training
    • Work with leadership teams in the planning and execution of events (retreats, outreach, missions)
    • Partner in the KM model of house church (life group) within the EM ministry
  • Administration: Hold regular weekly office hours and handle operations of the ministry with the help of lay leaders and church staff
  • Accountability:
    • Oversee and collaborate with assistant and ministry pastor(s)
    • Bridge and grow relationships with KM leaders and ministries
    • Ongoing Involvement in staff meetings

Desired Qualifications:

  • Qualified to serve as an elder based on 1 Tim 3:1-7 and Titus 1:6-9
  • Master of Divinity from a school accredited by ATS (Association of Theological Schools).
  • Ordained or able to be ordained through KAPC (or other Presbyterian denominations that have reciprocity with KAPC)
  • Must hold to Reformed theology and the Westminster Confession of Faith
  • Previous experience in leading an English Ministry
  • 3+ years of experience in full time ministry
  • Fluent in English, preferably able to understand Korean


For consideration, please submit the following to Joey Chun – chun.joseph@gmail.com

  1. Resume
  2. Statement of faith
  3. Cover letter: include brief description of yourself and immediate family; history of your faith; and ministry vision
  4. References (3-4; of which 2 references must be a pastor or church leader from a previous or current place of employment)
  5. Two or more recent sermon video or audio file; please indicate date of sermons

Church Information

Emmanuel Presbyterian Church
4435 Fortran Dr.
San Jose, CA 95134

EM – https://www.epcministry.org/
KM – https://epcsj.org/

Position Type:

Salary (commensurate with experience), housing allowance; and ministry related allowances.

EMAIL – Joey Chun
Phone – (857) 600-2486

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