Pastoral Staff and Leaders


Rev. Samuel Park – Senior Pastor

Rev. Samuel Park is the Senior Pastor of New Life Mission Church, which he planted in 1993.  He is also the President of New Life Mission Association and the Missionary Pastor of Mission to the World (MTW) to Cambodia.  He received his M.Div. from Westminster Seminary California in 1990, and is in the process of receiving his D.Min. from Covenant Theological Seminary.  Pastor Samuel is married to Joyce (Sang Hee) and has two sons and a daughter.

 

 

Rev. William Chang – English Ministry Pastor

Pastor William Chang (3-16-13)Rev. Will Chang graduated in 2008 with an M.Div. from Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, PA, and is an ordained minister of the Word and Sacrament in the PCA.  He is married to his wife,  Cathy, and they are blessed with their daughters, Rylie and Reese.  In his free time, Pastor Will enjoys watching the Lakers, reading theology, and spending time with his flock.

 

 

 

Alexander Jun – Ruling Elder

Elder Alex-2Elder Alexander Jun has been a member of New Life Mission Church since 1993. He has served as an elder since 2003. Elder Alex and his wife, Jeany, met on short-term missions in 1991 and have been happily married since 1997. With a daughter and two sons, the Juns lived in Cambodia from 2010-2013. Proverbs 3:5, 6: “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight” is his favorite verse and his favorite hymns are “My Jesus I Love Thee” and “It is Well with My Soul.” Elder Alex enjoys reading and listening to and playing music.

 

 

Tom Kim – Ruling Elder

Elder Tom-2Elder Tom Kim has been a member of New Life Mission Church since 2001 and served as an elder since 2006. He is married to Eun Chong and has one daughter. Psalms and Philippians are his favorite books in the Bible. One of his favorite Scriptures is Philippians 2:5-11, which beautifully portrays our Lord’s glory in His humility. Elder Tom also enjoys theology, outdoor activities, sports, and travelling.

 

 

 

Andy Lee – Ruling Elder
Elder Andy-2Elder Andy Lee has been a member of New Life Mission Church since 2006 and served as a deacon since 2011 until recently becoming an elder in 2013. He is married to Ann and has two sons. Ecclesiastes and Proverbs are his favorite books in the Bible. Elder Andy is a board-certified physical therapist and enjoys participating in all outdoor activities and sports.

 

 

 

Daniel Song – Ruling Elder

Elder Daniel-3Elder Daniel Song has been attending New Life Mission Church since 2004. He served in the diaconate from 2008 to 2013. Daniel is married to Alice, and they have two children. Daniel is a veteran of the Marine Corps and enjoys traveling, technology, and music. He desires to love, shepherd and fellowship with His people for the sake of the Kingdom.

 

 

 

David Pak – Youth & College Ministry Director

Pastor-David-150x150Before pursuing a call to ministry, David Pak worked as an architect and graphic designer. He married Janice in 2008 and graduated from Westminster Seminary California in 2014. David is passionate about Liverpool Football Club and enjoys music and film.

 

 

 

 

Kimberly Hong – Children’s Ministry Director

kim_hongDirector Kimberly Hong received her B.A. in Christian Education at Biola University.  She is passionate about God, His Word, and His church.  She enjoys spending time with her two chihuahuas, reading, and botanical gardens.