Rev. Dr. Jonah So was born in Korea, raised in New Jersey, and resides in New York. He received God’s call to ministry while attending college at New York University. He completed a Master of Divinity at Princeton Theological Seminary and a Doctor of Ministry at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary.
Dr. So was ordained in the Presbyterian Church (USA). He served as the Lead Pastor of the English Ministry, the installed Associate Pastor to the Korean Ministry, and the Director of Christian Education at the Korean Presbyterian Church of Westchester from 2002-19.
His primary vision in God’s ministry is to create an inviting, safe, and inclusive space for all God’s children to gather and relate with God through relationships and self-giving service with the gathered community.
He considers himself blessed to be a husband to Jennifer and father to his daughter, Avery, and his son, Harvey.
Yoon Kim was born and raised in Queens, NY and just recently moved to Paramus, NJ in early 2017. He has been leading corporate worship music in various church contexts for the past 8 years. After graduating from Nyack College, he helped launch two church plants located in NYC and the North Jersey NJ area and is currently serving as an Executive Director and Co-Founder of a worship ministry called, ARISE Worship. Yoon has a love for Lebron James, urban cities, God’s work, and connecting with people. Some of his favorite things to do include spending time with people He loves; eating delicious food; and watching good TV.