• Lead Pastor – Isaac Chang
Pastor Isaac is the lead pastor for Youngnak IWE. He was born in Korea, but immigrated to the United States when he was 15 years old. Pastor Isaac has a BA in Finance from University of Illinois at Chicago, studied at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School for a year, and finished his MDiv in Presbyterian University and Theological Seminary in Seoul, Korea. Pastor Isaac has served Youngnak Presbyterian Church as a full-time pastor for the past two years in Korean Ministry, Church administration, and Korean-English translation. And starting in 2018, he has been assigned to serve IWE as the lead pastor.
• Associate Pastor – Samuel Lee
Pastor Samuel is the associate pastor for Youngnak IWE. He was born in Korea, and started studying overseas in the United States since 5th grade. Pastor Samuel has a BA in Christian Education and Bible Theology from Wheaton College, IL, and MA in Jewish Studies-Religious Studies from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. He is currently in the third year of Master of Divinity from the Presbyterian University and Theological Seminary. He served as an EM staff in Naperville United Methodist Church and Youth & College Group pastor at the Suji Somang Presbyterian Church.
• Children’s Pastor – Erin Kim
Pastor Erin is the ZERA Children’s Ministry pastor for Youngnak IWE. She was born in Korea and immigrated to the United States in the 1st grade. Pastor Erin has a BA in International Studies from the University of California, Irvine, and finished her MDiv. at Presbyterian University and Theological Seminary in Seoul, Korea. She has also started her ThM in Pastoral Counseling at the Presbyterian Universtiy and Theological Seminary in Seoul. She has served as the older children’s pastor at DongEun Presbyterian Church in Seoul.