Korean-American Ministry Resources

About Us:

Tacoma New Life Church (also known as Tacoma NLC) is located in Tacoma, Washington.  With over 35 years of rich history in the Tacoma area, Tacoma NLC exists to be a Christ centered church that strives to expand the kingdom of God and impact its local community with the love and compassion of Christ.


Our beloved Youth Pastor of 6 years has moved on to something new and exciting for him and his family and as a result we are prayerfully looking for his replacement.  Our church is looking for someone who has a passion to see our youth come to know Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior, live within the power, grace and mercy of the Gospel and become followers of Christ ready to impact the world today, tomorrow and until God calls us home.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Sharing the vision and structural direction of Tacoma NLC Youth Ministry to all staff and volunteers to unite and grow this student ministry.
Preparation and execution of Sunday worship: preaching, equipping bible study teachers, working with the youth praise team and whatever is necessary to help our students grow and mature spiritually.
Prepare Wednesday night bible study.
Youth Ministry meets on Friday Nights.  The Youth Pastor must work with its teachers and volunteers to plan and execute gatherings and activities that will build unity and fellowship along with opportunities to the share the Gospel.
Working with the Youth PTA.  The Youth Ministry gets a lot of love and support from the parents.  They are always ready to help in any way.
Assisting with the training and discipling for Youth Ministry volunteers and teachers.
Regularly meet with volunteers and Youth department teachers to provide support, care and counsel when needed.
Pastor must prayer envision and build a calendar filled with curriculum and activities that support the church’s overall vision and mission.
Traditionally there is a bi-annual retreat for the youth, collaboration to assist and operate VBS and opportunity to serve along side of the church with local missions and overseas mission.
Attendance at Morning Prayer Service (Monday-Friday) is also required at the moment.


Must be currently pursuing an MA in Theology or Divinity from an accredited theological institution.
Understanding of Korean-American culture; an ability to speak/understand is a plus but not a deal breaker.
A desire to be a team builder and team player.  Must be able to operate in a multi-staff environment.
Must be able to work in the U.S.A.
Embody the qualities found in Titus 1:7-9 & 1 Timothy 3:1-7
Lastly, you must be passionate about the youth of our generation knowing and experiencing the Gospel.


Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

Please submit the following to: tacomanewlife@gmail.com and the dept. you’re applying to

Cover letter and resume with your photo; Statement of faith with testimony; Vision for Youth Ministry
2 Sermons (mp3 attachment, youtube link, etc)
Three references (Pastoral, colleague/someone who’s worked with you and personal)

For more information (and to get a feel for our church) please check our website and our new website: tacomanlc.org

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