Jeil Sungdo’s New Senior Pastor Candidate

Our mother church, Jeil Sungdo Church, has been searching for a new senior pastor since the retirement of the founding pastor and his wife at the end of 2012. Even though this vacancy has been very tough for the community, they have been waiting on the Lord in faith and prayer. After a long process, they finally found a strong candidate, Pastor Hoon Chang Lee. They are holding an assembly for voting on Sunday, March 8 during their 4pm service. Pastor Lee will be able to proceed with the process if two thirds of the attendees agree. Jeil Sungdo has asked New Philly Hongdae to attend the assembly to show support for the future of Jeil Sungdo. If you are a member at Hongdae campus and willing to attend and cast a vote, please bring your seal (도장) to church on March 8.

  • Who: Members of New Philly Hongdae
  • When: Sunday, March 8 at 4pm.
  • Where: Main sanctuary, Jeil Sungdo Church
  • What to bring: ID card & Seal (도장)

Pastor Hoon Chang Lee was born in 1962 in the city of Daegu. He grew up in a Christian household. While pursuing his undergraduate degree in engineering, he received his full-time ministry calling as he was seeking God’s will for his life. He changed his course of studies to theology in Dae Shin University (Presbyterian) and then graduated from Chong Shin Theological Seminary. He also got his Masters of Divinity at Houston Theological Seminary (Texas, USA). He worked as an associate pastor for 7 years at two different churches before he got ordained in 1993 with the Presbyterian denomination in Korea. He started a church plant called Dream Church in Seoul in 1994, then moved to Ansan in 2006. He’s been pastoring at Dream Church for the past 21 years as a senior pastor. He is reformed in his theology and believes and follows the Westminster Confession of Faith in his ministry. He and his wife have been married for 28 years and have raised three daughters.

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