Full Time Pastor for English Ministry
About the Church:
- KUMC of Koinonia at Centreville, VA is searching for a full-time pastor for English ministry. KUMC of Koinonia is a mid size congregation with a vision of vibrant missional church. The church shares the facility of Centreville United Methodist Church. The ultimate goal of both congregations is to become a partner in mission for God’s Kingdom. The relationship between two congregations has been considered as a model for other churches which share the facility with other congregation.
- KUMC of Koinonia is a chartered church of the Virginia Annual Conference. It started as a second campus of Korean UMC of Greater Washington, McLean, VA in 2007 and has become an independent congregation since 2016.
- Before the pandemic the average worship attendance of Korean speaking congregation was 170 to 200. In English ministry we have about 15 children, about 45 youth and 30 college/young adults and 4 English speaking families. We have two full-time pastors at KM and a part-time children director. We are pursuing a healthy and friendly working culture at the church.
- The support from Korean congregation for English congregation has been strong. PTA, Youth ministry team and English service leaders are very much active in ministry under the pastor’s leadership.
- Work with other pastoral staff to form one body and to accomplish the mission of the church
- Plan and lead weekly English worship service with lay worship leaders
- Provide regular programming for the youth(6-12th graders) and the young adults
- Train and support teachers and leaders for a team work
- Provide growth opportunities through small groups, retreats and mission trips
- Provide pastoral care for the youth and the college students with lay leaders
- Work with children director to form strong bond between the children and the youth
- Sound theological education
- Personal conviction and experience about the Gospel
- Balanced stance on doctrinal and social issues
- Passion for people and mission
- Teachability and humility
- Salary: Staring base is $38,000 but the church will adjust according to the experience and the need
- Housing: The church will cover the monthly rent
- Medical Insurance
- Utility and Phone
If you are interested in this position, please send 1) resume and 2) personal statement at firstname.lastname@example.org.