Korean-American Ministry Resources

English Ministry Pastor

Korean United Presbyterian Church of Chicago (KUPC) is blessed to be one of the established Korean-American churches in Chicago, with history going back 50 years. The church serves multiple generations of the Korean-American community in Greater Chicagoland.

We are seeking a half-time English Ministry Pastor who will lead and oversee the spiritual growth of our English speaking adult and family congregation.  The English speaking congregation is currently comprised of approximately 50-60 college students, young adults, and families.

REPORTS TO: Senior Pastor and KUPC Session

POSITION OBJECTIVE: To shepherd and disciple the English Ministry and help them navigate into the future as part of one church with different cultures/languages. To provide Biblical direction to the ministry in terms of spiritual growth, outreach, and disciple making.


Masters of Divinity or a corresponding theological degree
Five (5) years of satisfactory work experience in English Ministry in a Korean-American church
Fluent in English and conversational in Korean
Strong leadership and communications skills
Experience working with multiple generations
Experience in recruiting and training  volunteers
Eligible to work in US


Prepare and deliver weekly sermons for two services
Pray for the church and its members, ministries and partners
Establish and cast vision for ministry
Work with EM leadership on communicating and implementing the vision for EM
Organize and implement ministry programs designed to enhance spiritual growth of English Ministry
Lead monthly EM leadership meeting and attend/represent the EM for any KUPC Session meetings (as necessary).
Weekly follow up communications with visitors and new believers
Pastoral care and communications/visits to church members
Counseling (general, premarital, and marital) as requested or needed
Recruit, train, and counsel volunteer leaders of the EM
Plan and coordinate retreats and missions.
Prepare and work with bible study leaders for small group bible studies
Communicate EM needs and concerns to KUPC Session and Senior Pastor
Commit appropriate time for continuing education, personal growth, and spiritual feeding.
Other responsibilities as deemed necessary by the Senior Pastor


$24,000 Half-time Position

$48,000 Full-time position


Please submit the below information to thekupcEM@gmail.com

Statement of Faith
Philosophy/Vision of Ministry
Personal Testimony
2 recorded sermons
4 References – 2 pastoral and 2 personal

Please feel free to email and ask questions to see if this position is a good fit for you!!

Job Description

Korean United Presbyterian Church of Chicago (KUPC)

5909 N Rogers Avenue

Chicago, IL 60646



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