Church History: Morningside UMC is a predominantly Korean American ministry based in Manhattan near Columbia University and seeking to impact our larger community with the love of Christ. We are comprised of people from all walks of life – families, couples, young adults, college students, youth, and children. More information about the church can be found here: http://morningside-nyc.com
Responsibility: The Youth Pastor is responsible for developing and implementing programs for the youth (grades 7-12) that promote community, spiritual growth and Christian discipleship. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
-preparing and delivering Sunday sermons
-preparing and leading Bible studies
-planning and carrying out monthly fellowship activities
-planning and leading yearly youth retreats
-managing the youth group budget
-building relationships with students and parents by -maintaining regular communications
-advising and working with youth group teachers
-participating in monthly church leadership meetings
-fostering partnerships with other youth groups in the tri-state area
-managing church administrative duties
Time Commitment: Approximately 15 hours / week
-College degree required. Candidates with or currently pursuing a seminary degree preferred.
-Candidate should have a high level of energy, who can effectively communicate with youth and be a self-starter who can come up with and promote new initiatives.
-Some familiarity with Korean-American culture preferred. The youth group members themselves are either from Morningside UMC or our sister church KMC&I (Korean Methodist Church & Institute).
–$1,200 / month
-Two weeks paid time off per year (as per vacation policy)
-Transportation stipend possible for candidate living outside NYC
Start Date: ASAP
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