Shin Kwang Church of New York is currently seeking a part-time youth pastor for our church.
The new youth pastor will report to the senior pastor, as a member of the pastoral staff team, currently consisting of one KM administrative pastor and a children’s pastor, serving the church.
Shin Kwang Church is an RCA, located in Bayside New York.
QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:
Currently enrolled in, or graduated from, an accredited seminary
A born-again Christian who continually loves Jesus
Able to love and serve the youth and families
Exhibit a personal and growing relationship with God and a teachable spirit
Excellent written and verbal communication skills / Able to understand or speak Korean and communicate with adult KM(preferred)
Understanding of needs and challenges of today’s youth
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with youth, parents, staff, and congregation.
Musical talent and praise team experience not required but a plus
Previous experience in serving junior high & high school age students (preferred)
1. Ministry details include but are not limited to:
Primary responsibility: Minister to the youth and the families with youth. Must have a family-centered ministry mindset, as parents are a crucial part of the ministry.
Provide pastoral leadership/ training to YG teachers and students
Help plan and organize FNL (Friday night youth group gatherings)
Shared preaching responsibilities on Sundays
Help plan, develop, and implement all aspects of a balanced youth ministry alongside the existing Youth Group Pastor including mission training and confirmation education.
Organize annual ministry events such as winter retreats, summer missions, etc.
Communicate & work with the Parent – Teacher Association
Participate in certain church-wide events with the adult congregation
2. Hours may vary and some flexibility is required but generally include:
• Fridays (for office hours and staff meetings)
• Friday night youth group gatherings
• Sunday service and prep
SALARY Competitive salary
To apply, please send the following the materials to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailing address listed below
1. Letter of interest
3. Two ministry references
4. Sermon in Audio (MP3) or Video
5. Photo (Family Photo if married)
6. If able to speak both English & Korean that will be exceptional, but we want the emphasis to fall on being fluent in English.
Ju Ho Kang (Senior Pastor) email@example.com
John Lee (Educational pastor) firstname.lastname@example.org
Esther Lee (Youth Pastor) email@example.com
ATTN: John Lee
Shin Kwang Church of New York
33-55 Bell Blvd. Bayside NY 11361