Korean-American Ministry Resources

Assistant Children’s Ministry Pastor (Ages 2-Grade 5)

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

Joy Christian Fellowship is currently seeking a part-time Assistant Children’s Ministry Pastor to work alongside the full-time Children’s Ministry Pastor.

Church Description

Joy Christian Fellowship is a two-site church with locations in Englewood, New Jersey and Manhattan, New York.  This Children’s Ministry Pastor will be ministering the children of Joy Englewood location.

Joy Englewood is a nondenominational church (formerly KPCA) with approximately 250 adults and 175 children consisting of approximately 15 toddlers, 80 K~5 and 80 youth.  Currently, 90% of congregants are second-generation Korean Americans.

Job Description*

1. Shepherd and Teach Students

  • Prepare, Lead and Preach Sunday Worship on a rotating schedule
  • Prepare and Lead Weekly Fellowship Events
  • Prepare and Lead Special Events – VBS, Christmas, Easter, etc

2. Support Volunteer Teachers

  • Plan, prepare, and distribute Sunday small group materials
  • Join weekly volunteer teachers meetings on Sundays

3. Communicate and Administrative Support

  • Email updates to parents
  • Maintain class rosters and update directory
  • Maintain Children’s Ministry Website
  • Maintain and Organize Supplies

4. Receive Support from Full Time Children’s Ministry Pastor

  • Join weekly churchwide staff meetings
  • Will report to Senior Pastor; until the position is filled, will report to overseeing Elder

* The full time CM Pastor will be on maternity leave for 6-8 weeks in spring/summer of 2022, which may alter the job descriptions temporarily.


1. Currently enrolled in or completed seminary education

2. Strong verbal/written communication skills

3. Heart and passion to serve the children’s ministry


Hours: Part time 20 hours/week

Salary: ($1,500 – $1,900/month; depending on experience)

Application Requirements

1. Cover Letter – self introduction and your interest in the position

2. Resume/CV – ministry experience and educational background

3. Personal Testimony

4. Two References

To apply for this job email your details to elyseyu@joychurch.com