History

December 2, 1945

Bethany Evangelist Church founded by Pastor Han, Kyung Chik

November 15, 1946

Church renamed to Youngnak Presbyterian Church

June 1950

Korean War breaks out (Elder E. R. Kim and Deacon C. H. Kim martyred)

April 1992

Founder and Pastor Emeritus Han, Kyung Chik awarded the Templeton Prize

December 1997

Pastor Lee, Chul Shin installed as the Senior Pastor

April 1998

Pastor Bill Majors founded Youngnak International Worship in English (IWE)

November 2012

Pastor Paul Song installed as the Lead Pastor of Youngnak IWE

November 2016

Pastor Christine Han installed as the interim Lead Pastor of Youngnak IWE

January 2018

Pastor Isaac Chang installed as the Lead Pastor of Youngnak IWE

March 2018

Pastor Kim, Woon Sung installed as the Senior Pastor