With the hope to reach “one more for the gospel,” a church in Southern California has set out to train ministry leaders – both lay and pastoral – for more effective ministry.
Crystal Church of New York held its eighth annual Mission Concert on July 2, during which various performances took place with the purpose of raising funds for the short-term mission trips taking place this summer.
A church and a non-profit joined hands to offer job skills training to youth and young adults in the Fullerton area. The six-week course, which ran from April to May, was the result of a collaborative effort between New Life Fullerton, the English-speaking congregation of a Korean immigrant church called New Life Mission Church, and Solidarity, a non-profit which serves low-income and inner city children and youth through various programs, including the program which New Life participated in, called Workforce Development.
Ten congregants of Advent Lutheran Church in LaGrange, GA, will be going on a 10-day mission trip to South Korea with their senior pastor, Rev. Min Chan Park, in September.
All Nations Church in Lake View Terrace, CA is undergoing yet another transformation for the next generation. After Rev. Jinso Yoo, who had successfully established a rare ‘co-lead pastor system,’ left to Korea, Rev. Tae Kim has been leading the congregation on his own since October 23. Six months later, however, after Rev. Michael Lee was inaugurated into the lead pastoral role in the English ministry (also called All Nations Community Church) on April 23, the church has taken on yet another look.
The United Methodist Church’s highest court ruled on Friday that consecrating a practicing gay bishop is a violation of the denomination’s law.
As the United Methodist Church (UMC) is considering whether it will change its stance on homosexuality, Korean American clergy and lay members discussed how they have been dealing with that very issue during the annual Korean Association of United Methodists (KAUM) Annual Convocation, which is taking place from April 24 to 27 in Los Angeles.
Korean Bethel Presbyterian Church, located in Aloha, Oregon, launched a special ministry on April 15, the day before Easter.
The Korean church community in Southern California will once again participate in the observance of the National Day of Prayer (NDOP). The day is a national observance that occurs the first Thursday of May each year, during which Christians in the U.S. pray for America and its leaders.
“No matter how short or how long, we want to be a family for you.” The slogan captures Yoon Lee’s desire for every person who visits and attends Yoido Full Gospel Church’s English ministry (YEM), located in Seoul, South Korea.
In many respects, Pastor Joel Yoon’s current position as the founding and lead pastor of a church in Seoul is a position that his younger self may have felt was completely out of his element.
Much like the name of the church he is leading, Pastor Leo Rhee of CityLight Seoul hopes to see a movement of Christians in Seoul who aim to be a “light” in the city, proactively loving the city and sharing the gospel – for the good of the city and to see God’s kingdom come. It’s also made evident in the church’s slogan: “A church in the city to love the city.”
‘God Is Doing Something Remarkable in Korea’: Pastor David Hwang of Jubilee Church Shares His Seoul Journey
When he set out on the plane to Seoul in 2001, Pastor David Hwang only planned to stay there for two years. Little did he know that he would end up planting his feet there for 16 years (and counting) as a local church pastor.
Two churches in the Rowland Heights area of Southern California gathered together for a joint night of worship on Friday, as leaders of the congregation highlighted the significance of unity in the body of Christ.
After several years of doing parent-child events for the girls and boys of the children’s ministry, this year, Living Hope Community Church hosted an event for girls in kindergarten through 6th grade and their mothers, called “Love You to Pieces.”