Pastoral Team

Isaac Chang
Lead Pastor

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.

Erin Kim
Associate Pastor

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 University and Theological Seminary in Seoul. She has served as the older children’s pastor at DongEun Presbyterian Church in Seoul.

Stephen Choi
Associate Pastor

Pastor Stephen is the associate pastor for Youngnak IWE. He was born in Korea and has a BA in History from Yonsei University, Seoul. He has many years of experience in working with overseas companies in the U.S. Upon receiving his vocational calling in ministry, Stephen decided to pursue Master of Divinity program in Presbyterian University and Theological Seminary located in Seoul, South Korea.