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Young Nak Celebration Church

Family Ministry Pastor

Young Nak Celebration Church
Los Angeles, California, United States

Date Posted: 08/06/2015
Categories: Children's Pastor - Family Pastor - Other Pastor
Denominations: Presbyterian
Church Size: 1001 to 1500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Purpose

To serve the church by providing comprehensive leadership and oversight for all education ministries, from birth to youth, as well as promoting and establishing effective working partnerships with parents for the overall spiritual formation of their children. 


Position Type: Full Time



Benefits include Full Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance, Sep IRA and others per Personnel Manual.



Summary of essential job functions

  • Provides pastoral staff leadership for the Christian Educational ministries of the church, effectively carrying out the mission of the church, “To Lead people to Christ and Become like Him.”  
  • Oversees and executes an effective strategy for spiritual formation of the children and their families at Jefferson.
  • Leads the church to evaluate, select and develop the most relevant and biblically sound curriculum for each of the educational ministries. 
  • Ministers to children and their families and build relationships with parents, children, and members of the congregation.
  • Provides resources, equipping and support for parents to effectively nurture and impact their children for Christ.
  • Identify, develops, supports, and equips the ministry volunteers to effectively minister to the children and families.   
  • Establishes departmental goals and objectives by prioritizing related programs, managing the use of facilities, planning an appropriate budget, delegating tasks and evaluating progress regularly.
  • Interfaces and coordinates with the Pastoral staff and relevant Ministry Teams to deliver a comprehensive, holistic ministry of Christian Education and Formation to children (infant to youth) and families. 
  • Develops relationships within the community that will strengthen the church's ministry to children and their families in the neighborhood.
  • Oversees all special events within family ministries at Jefferson. 
  • Assist the Jefferson lead pastor in discipleship of the congregation and performing general pastoral duties. 
  • Serve in other ministry capacities as deemed necessary by the senior pastor.




  • A solid, growing relationship with Christ.
  • A commitment to the theology, mission and core values of YNCC.
  • A commitment to an above-reproach lifestyle as described in 1 Tim. 3:1-7 
  • Heart and passion for children and their personal relationship with God
  • Ability to work independently but execute within a team environment
  • A willingness to learn and think outside conventional programs
  • Ability to lead, motivate, train, and develop a large group of volunteers
  • Experience working in or leading children’s ministry (children and youth) within church context.
  • Advanced degree in children’s education from an accredited university; M.A. in Christian Education or M. Div.