Korean-American Ministry Resources

Lead English Ministry Pastor


Davis Korean Church was established in 1982 as a faith community modeling the early church. DKC is a non-denominational church community committed to bible study, laboring in missions and community service, and raising and sending out lay leaders. For more information and our statement of faith, please refer to our website at: https://www.dkcem.org/


The EM pastor will engage in a partnering and collaborative relationship with the Senior Pastor and be a member of the Executive Committee (EC). The EM pastor will report to the senior pastor and the EC; concurrently, the EM pastor is a full voting member of the EC within a partnership model of co-laboring and mutual accountability. The responsibilities of the EM pastor include:
1. Preach/preside on Sundays (weekly)
2. Oversee house churches (equip leaders, attend house churches on rotation). Please refer to our website: https://www.dkcem.org/small-church
3. Lead regular bible studies

4. Disciple and raise up lay leaders

5. Provide pastoral care
6. Plan and coordinate life-stage servant leaders (events, life groups, retreats, etc….) for the spiritual growth of the members
7. Engage and support the College Ministry
8. Preach to the College Ministry (according to availability)

9. Support lay ministry teams
10. Execute basic ministry administration and organizational duties
11. Attend pastoral staff meetings (weekly), Executive Committee meetings (monthly), and as otherwise needed


The ideal candidate values and works towards the characteristics of the Fruit of the Spirit (Galatians 5:22-23). These personal characteristics of integrity, trustworthiness, and devotion should be reflected in all aspects of their ministry. In addition, the candidate should be committed to open, honest, mindful, and discerning communication and participation in the life of the church and pastoral staff. As a member of the church leadership, this candidate should abide by the church by-laws, theological positions, and direction of DKC.

Graduated from an accredited seminary with a minimum Master of Divinity (MDiv)
At least 4 years of full-time pastoral ministry experience (candidates with less experience may still be considered on giftedness and fit)
Fluent in English
Ordained by an evangelical denomination or evangelical church order

Have an orthodox, conservative, and evangelical theology and philosophy of ministry

$70-90k/annually (dependent on experience and life circumstances)
2 weeks of Paid Time Off annually
2 weeks of Paid Study Leave annually

How to Apply:
Prepare and send the following information to pastorsearch@daviskoreanchurch.org:
• Cover Letter / Personal Statement
• Resume or CV
• Copy of Seminary diploma(s)
• 2 sermon samples (within the past 1-2 years; video preferred)
• Vision and Philosophy for Ministry
• 3 references (name and email) that we can reach out to:
(A) a pastor that the applicant has served under
(B) a deacon or elder that the applicant has served with
(C) a church member that the applicant has served

Only complete applications will be considered but we welcome inquiry

To apply for this job please visit daviskoreanchurch.org.