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“Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom.” — Luke 23:42

Korean Emerging Ministries
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Sun Bai Kim
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About Korean Emerging Ministries

The mission of Korean Emerging Ministries is to inspire, equip, and connect Korean congregations in the PC(USA). Today there are 400 Korean congregations with 50,000 active members. Korean congregations are geographically spread over 15 synods and 120 presbyteries. Korean Emerging Ministries covers three main objectives to fulfill the mission. They are leadership development, congregational support, and English Ministry. Read more

Meet the Associate for Korean Ministries

Rev. Dr. Sun Bai Kim

Rev. Kim started his ministry at the Presbyterian Center on August 15, 1988 as the Coordinator for Korean American Ministry in the Racial Ethnic Ministry Unit. He has been serving the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) for 36 years as ordained minister. He graduated Yunsei University that was founded by the first PCUSA missionary, Horace Underwood. Rev. Kim was ordained in 1969 by the Presbytery of Seoul after he graduated Presbyterian College and Theological Seminary with degree of M.Div and Th.M. Read More 

Our Roots, Our Vision, Our Gift

In the middle of the nineteenth century, a most difficult time in Korean history, two Koreans were baptized by a Scottish Presbyterian missionary in Manchuria. This was in 1876. They, with several other Koreans who were later baptized, embarked on the enormous task of translating the Bible into the Korean tongue. After many months of hard work, the Gospel of Luke and the Book of Acts were translated and published in the Korean language in the fall of 1882. Read More