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Staff and Leaders

+ Lead Pastor - Rev. Jin Bae (jobae456@gmail.com)
Rev. Jin Bae
grew up in Los Angeles, California and attended University of Southern California as an Electrical Engineering major. Upon graduation, he responded to God’s call to become a pastor and so trained at Fuller Theological Seminary (Pasadena, CA; M.Div.) and Yonsei United Graduate School of Theology (Seoul, Korea; Th.M.). He was ordained through PC (USA) in 1998 and has been with us since January of 2011. He is married to Eun Young and have three adult children who are away in college and work.

+ Education & Praise Pastor - Emily Kim (ehkim012@gmail.com)
Emily Kim
was born and raised in Korea until the age of 13 when she moved with her family to Chicago, Illinois. She re-dedicated her life to Christ and started her personal relationship with the Lord during her junior year in high school. She majored in History at N.I.U and graduated from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in 2014 with M.Div degree with focus on pastoral care. She has joined us at Bethany since February 2015. She believes that it is her life calling to live a life of worshiper who knows, loves, and enjoys God. It is her joy to help others to live as truthful worshipers.

+ Music Director - Jodie Kim (jodie1225@hotmail.com)
Jodie Kim
started playing piano at age 3. After graduating Manhattan School of Music, she pursued a career as a Piano teacher, educating young children in NJ and NY. She's been blessed with a growing number of students each year and loves being able to help the young minds appreciate music. She enjoys a GOOD cup of coffee, likes to watch movies with her husband, Jung, and LOVES spending time with her dog, Noopy, who knows how to smile on command!

+ Elders & Deacons (2017)

Roles & Committees Elders Deacons
Clerk Alexandra Byun
Finance & Investment Dan Lee
Worship Michael DelForno Jung Ra
Events Steve Park & Keith Chu Ann Ramcharan & David Park
Welcome & Outreach Dianna Fuller David Park
Education Children: Alex Byun
Youths: Keith Chu
Nancy Choo
Michael DelForno
Small Groups Steve Park Peter Pak
Missions (Locan & Global) Ming Shih Ellen Pak
Buildings & Grounds Paul Williams & Michael DelForno Randy Ramcharan
Kitchen Sun Kiel David Yoon
Personnel Committee Sun Kiel & Dianna Fuller Peter Pak
Audit Committee Ming Shih
Nominating Committee Dan Lee Ellen Pak