SY Lay Supply. Bo Hwan Wang was born in South Korea and moved to Maryland when he was ten years old. He also studied a Ph.D. at Drew Theological School, majoring Early Church History. Patrick has had rich and meaningful multi-cultural experiences from his time as a student at Africa University to presently working for Drew Universitys Center for Civic Engagement. He returned to the United States in 2018, soon after Hurricane Maria devastated the island, bringing with him the Spanish language and culture of his parents, especially the Methodist and Evangelical traditions of his hometown. United Methodist Pastor. Sean is happily married to Jean Younglim Park, and a grateful father of two sons: Jimin and Joseph. He is a graduate of Asbury Seminary and was awarded the Denman Evangelism Award in 2021. His education is from Lycoming, Gordon Conwell, United, and the Mid-Atlantic Foundation Leadership Academy. James Lee previously served as senior pastor of Wesley UMC in South Plainfield, senior pastor of Conklin UMC in South River, associate pastor of Calvary Korean UMC, and the Manager of Visual Arts for the United Methodists of Greater New Jersey from 2016-2018. Appointments effective July 1, except where noted. Presently, Tony serves at Trinity UMC in Ewing, NJ, as the outreach pastor to the College of New Jersey and a virtual church pastorgrowing Trinitys online presence. New appointments posted to this page Tuesdays at 10 a.m. during appointment season, which often begins in mid-February and continues through early May. He graduated from Karns City High School and earned a BA in Journalism from Marshall University in Huntington, WV. His has a passion for seeking justice in local communities and navigating through the tough questions of the Christian faith. Ninabeth Metcalf is an ordained elder in the UMC. She has been teaching the Old Testament in different seminaries including WTS, Moravian Theological Seminary and New Brunswick Theological Seminary. Michelle is committed to supporting transformational leadership opportunities for people of any culture or gender. He is married to Heea Lee and they have two adorable kids, Evelyn and Henry. Sunday School for all ages is at 10 am and Sunday worship service is at 11 am from the fall to the spring. Jims father, also a pastor, led him to Jesus. Sean Seokman Park has been serving Korean Community Church of New Jersey as an associate pastor for about eight years. Cross-racial and cross-cultural appointments are made as a creative response to increasing racial and ethnic diversity in the church and in its leadership. She also graduated from Clarion University of PA with a BS in elementary education and a MS in special education. Gwiseok is a passionate and positive individual who tries to grow a loving congregation. She studied at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School where she met her husband, Jin. Fromthere, he felt that God was calling him to full time ministry. Cameron has been serving Cranford United Methodist Church since 2014 and currently serves on the Raritan Valley District Committee on Ministry. Iraida earned an M. Div. These appointments will be effective July 1. She raised two beautiful children, Joshua and Noelle. She is also the doting human to her dogs, Rocky and Robyn Fenty. He comes with wonderful gifts of teaching, preaching, and leading both in the local church and throughout the annual conference. He received his B.A. Andi and her soon-to-be husband are excited to step into a new season of marriage and ministry together! She and her husband, a UMC clergy, have been serving several churches together for the last 26 years. Prior to his appointment at Williamstown, he servedSt. Johns United Methodist Church in Turnersville for 10 years as the Youth Director and Associate Pastor. Janice has worked with the Search for Christian Maturity and the 4thDay Reunion Retreats since 2002, and continues to serve on the Search Retreat as a spiritual advisor. Jim Carvers passion is to preach and teach the good news of Jesus Christ through the Word of God. from RutgersUniversity. He has been serving at Hackensack UMC where he was nurtured to grow as a pastor since 2017. His family consists of his beloved wife Diana and their children David and Gabriela. Through her work in youth ministry, Kristine has builtyouth programs into thriving ministries,helping each studentsee how they can connect with their community through their faith. Blair and wife Joan have partnered in ministry for over twenty-five years with experience in Sunday school, VBS, drama ministry, and youth leadership. She was introduced to the church and to the UMC while attending Indiana Grace UMC as a college student. She believes that the church should be without borders and a welcoming place for everyone to find acceptance, love and respect. She also served as an interim at Chinese Community UMC in Oakland, CA. After graduating from high school, his path took him on the long road to becoming a licensed mental health therapist. In her spare time, she is a quilter and a reader of mysteries. Eight recovery groups use the church building during the week. Deborah Barnett has served local churches, several districts, and the conference in various ways as a lay person before becoming a pastor. He has been married to his wife Julie since 2012, and they have three young children. Serving both churches in these times will be a challenge, but with prayer and the guidance of the Holy Spirit, much will be accomplished to the glory of God. P.O. Projected Appointments 2021. He is married to Minju Gu, and has three children: an 11-year-old girl, Soyoon, an 8-year boy, Joowon, and a 5-year-old girl, Hayoon. Sarah Borgstrom Lee has been serving in ministry in Greater New Jersey for more than 10 years. He grew up in the projects and playedbaseball for Cardinal Spellman High. in 2003. The United Methodist Church. Her ministerial passion includes serving Hispanic day laborers from surrounding areas, and Filipino and Korean parishioners. Dr. Jennifer Cho of Bridgewater UMC, Brandon enjoys going to beaches and mountains, traveling, music, and dining with good friends. Denise was instrumental as part of a church-plant and a church revitalization effort. Tiffany is married to her supportive husband Joe, and together they have one son, Isaiah Matthew. Her call is to remind you that You are loved! and to make disciples of Jesus Christ, baptizing in his name. Bishop Elaine J.W. Debbe graduated from Wesley Theological Seminary COS. She is passionate about ministries that connect the community with God by meeting people where they are in life. Bruce Stollings was born in New Brighton, PA but as a preachers kid grew up in several towns in Western Pennsylvania. and M.A. She previously served as a childrens pastor and is currently serving as a youth pastor at Olivet UMC. A devoted wife to her husband, Brian and mother to her children, Jessica, Courtney, and Nicholas, Sharon finds joy in creation, music, and movement. Richard and his wife, Paula, began teaching Childrens Bible Studies to neighborhood children, helping many of them to know the love and saving grace of Jesus. It grew out of the former Coulter United Methodist Church, whose pastor became the first pastor of the new congregation. Jung Ung Moon is a church planter, great preacher, spiritual leader and church developer. Josh is an ordained elder and has served as the pastor of First United Methodist Church of Williamstown since 2016. He is the son of The Rev. Brad Chamberlain as Pastor of Magnolia United Methodist Church in Seattle, Washington beginning July 1, 2020. She likes sports, music, and loves to cook. John is blessed with three sons, two daughter-in-laws, one granddaughter, and a wife who prays constantly. Currently, Eddie has nearly completed his M.Div through Asbury Theological Seminary. & Ldr Dvlp (Cent-reville) Tammie E. Crews US Army Deputy Com- UMCPastor.org. Tim has served as pastor of First United Methodist Church in Hammonton, NJ, since 2018. Suzanne Katschke and the Rev. from Drew Theological School and was ordained while serving at Hasbrouck Heights and Paterson. Donald Smith, the Rev. A demonstrated leader, he serves as a UMC Pastor and also serves on the GNJ Board of Higher Education and Campus Ministries. 919-779-6115. After high school, he worked as a home health aide until 1989 and then drove tractor-trailers until 2016. He is a graduate of Drew University with a Master of Divinity. Worship shifted to online during the pandemic, and that has continued even as in-person worship has returned. Upon graduation, she was appointed as the GNJ Coordinator of Children, Youth and Young Adult Ministries and Safe Sanctuaries. Prior to that, he served as an associate English ministry pastor at KUMC of South Jersey, for young adults and college students. Eunji Lee was born and raised in South Korea. Looking for a staff member? The church was founded in 1950 as McKnight Village Community Methodist Church. Gwiseok Lee was born and raised in South Korea. This full-time appointment begins July 1, 2023. Since moving to PA he has lived his entire life within the rolling hills of the Western Pennsylvania Conference in DuBois and was raised in the UMC. Mary Jo Gould has lived in the town of Beaver most of her life. John married the love of his life and later went to law school in at Boston University. from Boston University School of Theology. More. While serving as a United Methodist pastor in Norwalk, CT, she facilitated the joining of two churches to form Cornerstone Community Church. He serves on the Delaware Bay District Committee on Ordained Ministry. Appointments in The United Methodist Church By: Rev. The churches work well together as they bring the love of God and the Gospel of Jesus Christ to their communities. After finishing his pre-dental studies at UPenn last year, Bo was accepted to study at Rutgers School of Dental Medicine, where he plans to begin the DMD program in Fall 2022. Through his pastoral journey, God has graciously taught him to love and serve Gods precious people, believe the power of prayers, and acknowledge the Lordship of Christ. The nursery is at end of the hall on the right. He was raised in South Korea and earned a BS from Seoul National University, a M.Th. Bishop John Hopkins announces the following clergy appointments for the Northern Illinois Conference of The United Methodist Church, effective July 1, 2021 (unless otherwise noted): 2021 Appointment Book. degrees from Methodist Theological University in Seoul, South Korea, and his M. Div. Reverend Marco Depestre was born in Haiti to a family of nine children of the late Reverend & Mrs. Marco Depestre Sr. Called to ministry after a career in the field of agronomy, after theological training and ordination to ministry of the Word and Sacrament, he served as pastor in Jamaica and later in Haiti. Ralph is a child of God. Throughout his upbringing, Andrews family was privileged to serve many churches throughout Western Pennsylvania. Rayis a committed follower of Jesus and a Certified Lay Servant/Speaker who retired after 40 years at Du-Co ceramics. The Rev. He attended St. Francis University in Loretto, PA after attending high school. So, it is written in the book of life that Charlie was prepared to share his life with the lives of fellow servants of the Lord, and his neighbors in Christ UMC of Jersey City. Rev. Jimin is in college. Appointments are listed in the back of the Directory beginning on page 121. Olive and Elton: Zion will join together as a charge as of July 1, 2022. 700 Waterfield Ridge Place. Eunjis bountiful pastoral experiences, ranging from children to adults, have made her passionate for multigenerational ministry that connects all ages collaboratively.