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Torrance First Presbyterian Church

English Ministry Pastor

Torrance First Presbyterian Church
Torrance, California, United States

Date Posted: 02/26/2016
Categories: Associate Pastor - Other Pastor
Denominations: Presbyterian -- PCUSA
Church Size: 251 to 350
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Title:                   Associate Pastor, Torrance First Presbyterian Church English Ministry

Status:                       Full time or half time

Accountability:         The Associate Pastor is accountable to the Senior Pastor of Torrance First Presbyterian Church.

Congregation:          TFPC EM started in 2009.  Its 70+ members consist of 1.5 and 2nd generation Korean-Americans and other ethnicities of wide ranging age, including those entering college to parents with children of all ages.  Many EM members serve in the Education Department as Sunday School teachers and Youth Group leaders; in addition, many EM members are parents of children who attend Education Department worship service and program.


General Ministry Responsibilities:

  • To provide a sound biblically-based preaching and teaching with a passion for God through pastoral, spiritual and administrative leadership of the EM
  • To lead, direct and supervise worship, Sunday program, bible study, small groups and other programs
  • To lead our congregation in sharing of Christ’s love and the Gospel to our surrounding communities
  • To effectively share ministry goals and communicate with the Korean Ministry (KM) session, pastoral staff and leaders
  • Living by example, to shepherd, lead and equip the EM members to follow the TFPC’s mission:
    • To strive for the word of God
    • To practice the word of God in deed and action
    • To love and respect God’s family


  • Master of Divinity or currently enrolled in an accredited seminary or divinity school taught in English
  • Minimum of 5 years ministry experiences in youth, EM or Education ministry
  • English as a primary language – fluent in both writing and speaking
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills
  • Desire to raise disciples and build leaders within the community
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills to interact with all members of TFPC
  • U.S. Citizenship or valid legal status 


  • Understanding of Korean-American culture/customs
  • Married

Application Documents Needed:

  • Resume
  • Three Recommendation Letters (at least one from a lay Christian)
  • Sermons or link to audio/video sermons
  • Statement of faith, philosophy of ministry and call to ministry (testimony)