Korean-American Ministry Resources

Associate Pastor (EM)

Description: Seeking Full-Time Associate Pastor

Who are we?

Kansas Mission Church (KMC) is a theologically conservative, evangelical non-denominational church in Overland Park, Kansas, a suburb of Kansas City. We are a Korean-American English-language ministry (EM) which is separately governed, with its own operating budget, acting as a co-ministry partner with the Korean-language ministry (KM).

What is God Doing at KMC?

We have been given a conviction to preach God’s word and teach sound doctrine
We are a multigenerational congregation with many growing families
We have a thriving community with many active volunteers and an eagerness for fellowship and life together
We actively support missionaries doing kingdom work abroad

What is Our Vision?

To build up and nourish our local congregation with the truth of His Word.
To grow in discipleship and evangelism, equipping the saints for good works both inside and outside our congregation.
To use the growing resources of our EM to support the KM congregation as ministry partners (if needed).


A life consistent with the Biblical qualifications of a shepherding elder found in 1 Timothy 3, Titus 1, and 1 Peter 5
Above reproach and seeks personal holiness
Manages his own household (good husband and father)
Able to teach and defend sound doctrine
Self-controlled, respectable, hospitable
Assent to Our Vision and Beliefs – Kansas Mission Church
Formal theological education required (Bible college or seminary degree)
Ordination (or pursuant) in a conservative evangelical denomination
Previous ministry experience preferred especially in a Korean-American context


The associate pastor will be under the supervision of the English Ministry (EM) elders and lead pastor. He will assist in Sunday preaching, shepherding and administrative duties. He will be expected to hold office hours onsite during weekdays, attend staff meetings, and be present at church events, functions, and special services.

The associate pastor will directly oversee all ministry aspects of the Youth Ministry (6th-12th grade)- including teaching, planning, discipleship, mentoring, counseling, event coordinating, and outreach. He will oversee a team of teachers and volunteers, and work with pastors and parents of both congregations. He will lead Saturday evening youth Bible study. During special annual events and activities (such as retreats) he will be expected to spend more time as the event calls for.

The associate pastor will also support and supervise the Children’s and Young Adult Ministries. He will provide pastoral care throughout the week, attend meetings as necessary and devote time to the training and discipleship of lay leadership.

Application Documents Requested:

Application and references
Description of your ministry philosophy
Two of your most recent sermons preached (video preferred, audio ok)

Salary Package:

Commensurate with experience
Paid Vacation
Study/conference/books stipend

Please send your application to: searchcommittee@kansasmissionchurch.com

To apply for this job email your details to searchcommittee@kansasmissionchurch.com