Korean-American Ministry Resources

Pastor of Christian Education




Full-Time Pastor of Christian Education

Young Nak Church of Los Angeles (KPCA)

1721 N. Broadway. Los Angeles, CA 90031

www.youngnak.com (Korean) | www.youngnakla.org (English)



Young Nak Church of Los Angeles (YNC) was founded by a small group of faithful people in 1973. Since then, God has been using the congregation to bless many in the greater Los Angeles area and beyond. While YNC is known as one of the largest immigrant churches in the US, its distinctive qualities include – moderate reformed theology, strong family membership, vibrant local mission work, and historical ties to North Korean refugees. YNC is also often recognized for having quality Christian education. 5 out of 13 current full-time associate pastor slots are devoted to the department.



We are seeking a full-time Pastor of Christian Education (YNEDU) who can lead the department that holds on average about 420 students from infants to college and about 120 teachers per Sunday. The Pastor would be asked to:

–          Lead a bilingual team made of 12 pastors (3 full-time, 9 half-time) overseeing 14 ministries, which include Korean School, AWANA, and Hope (Special Needs) as well as the traditional age groups of Christian education

–          Cooperate with the department elder who leads a team of 10 ordained deacons, the PTA, and other volunteer church officers focusing primarily on administrative and financial matters of the 14 ministries

–          Spearhead efforts for all Friday nights, Wednesday nights, retreats and other major events such as Palm Sunday, Easter, VBS, grad banquets, leaders appreciation, fall festival, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and etc.

–          Collaborate with a team of 7 full-time associate pastors to provide comprehensive family ministry focusing on excellent student care, teacher unity and parent communication

–          Participate in monthly session (elder board) meetings and some special session meetings as requested

–          Report directly to the Senior Pastor for supervision, guidance and counseling



1)      Strong administrative, organizational, communicative, and leadership skills

2)      Minimum 3 years of full-time local church ministry in similar context

3)      MDiv completed and ordained; Presbyterian and Korean speaking ability preferred but flexible



Salary & Expense Fund – Depending on Education and Experience

Benefits – Health Insurance



Please send the following to office@youngnak.com

–          Resume & Photo (headshot like passport photo)

–          3 Recommendation Letters (2 must be from ministry context)

–          2 Sermon Samples (video preferred but audio ok)

To apply for this job email your details to frankson2002@gmail.com