Korean-American Ministry Resources

Lead Pastor of Education Department

Full-TimeHalf-TimePart-Time Los Angeles, CA Young Nak Church of LA

Full Time or Half-Time/ Part-Time Lead Pastor of Education Department

Young Nak Church of Los Angeles (YNC) is a presbyterian Korean-American church located in Los Angeles (Lincoln Heights).  Our church is searching for a FULL-TIME lead pastor to serve alongside lay leaders, deacons, and elders to shepherd and lead the next generation of students.

Job Description: Duties and responsibilities

·         Lead a bilingual (English and Korean) team made of pastors (full-time and part-time) overseeing 11 ministries, which include Korean School, and AWANA, as well as the traditional age groups of Christian education

·         Work together with Education Pastors as well as English Ministry Pastor to develop effective programs for our students by:

o   Overseeing & organizing the programs as a whole

o   Overseeing the leaders involved

o   Connecting with the students to further expand discipleship

·         Cooperate with the department elder who leads a team of 6 ordained deacons, the PTA, and other volunteer church officers focusing primarily on administrative and financial matters

·         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 full-time associate pastors to provide comprehensive family ministry focusing on excellent student care, teacher unity and parent communication

·         Participate in monthly session (or its equivalent supervisory board) meetings and ad-hoc session meetings as requested

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

·         Other duties and responsibilities as required by the ministry


·         Strong administrative, organizational, communicative, and leadership skills

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

·         MDiv completed and ordained; Presbyterian

·         Fluent in English;

·         Able to communicate in Korean

·         Authorized to work in the United States


·         Annual compensation range for full-time position, including parsonage and ministry allowances:  $56,000 – $73,000 (depends on experience)

·         Half-time/ part-time option is available for minimum 20 hours per week.  Estimated pay range is $2,000 – $2,500 per month.  Paid time-off is the only benefit available for the part-time option.

·         Medical and life insurance benefits (premiums fully paid by YNC)

·         Dental allowance

·         Paid time-off

·         Annual defined benefit accrual

Required Documents:

·         Resume/ CV

·         Your photo

·         Testimony of faith

·         2 letters of recommendation

·         Video of recent sermon (YouTube & Vimeo links are also acceptable)


Please submit the above documents to the attention of  Human Resources Committee at office@youngnak.com

To apply for this job email your details to office@youngnak.com