Job Description: Youth Pastor

Responsibility: The Youth Pastor is responsible for developing and implementing programs for the youth (grades 7-12) that promote community, spiritual growth and Christian discipleship.  

Activities include, but are not limited to:

  • preparing and delivering Sunday sermons
  • preparing and leading Sunday Bible studies
  • planning and carrying out monthly fellowship activities
  • planning and leading yearly youth retreats
  • creating and managing the youth group budget
  • communicating with students and parents via email and phone as necessary
  • advising and working with youth group teachers
  • attending monthly church council meetings

Time Commitment: Approximately 10-11 hours / week

Background/ Skills:

  • College degree required.  Candidates with or currently pursuing a seminary degree preferred.
  • Candidate should have a high level of energy, who can effectively communicate with youth
  • Some familiarity with Korean-American culture preferred.  The youth group members themselves are either from Morningside UMC or our sister church KMC&I (Korean Methodist Church & Institute).


  • $10,000 / year
  • 2 weeks vacation/year (as per vacation policy), transportation stipend possible for candidate living outside NYC

Start Date: Flexible

Please send your cover letter and resume to:

We will only respond to those candidates we wish to interview.