Pastor Kim started his pastoral ministry in April, 1999 and was ordained in South Korea, March, 2002, He began leading as a pastor in the United States in 2004. He served Emmanuel UMC in Oaklyn and Embury UMC in Collingswood from 2012 to 2015. And has served the current church, First Korean UMC of Cherry Hill as an associate pastor for five years since then. He enjoys God's wonderful and beautiful love and his dear family. His wife wife, Jihye (Chee-hay), and three children, two boys and a girl-from sophomore at Stockton University, to starting freshman in high school and then eight year old, Yubin, Yuchan, and Yuna. He also enjoys playing the guitar.