Higher Connection Church

Servant Leadership Council

The Servant Leadership Council (SLC) is composed of volunteers who assist in the spiritual growth of the church. The SLC works closely with the senior pastor in leading the spiritual direction of our church. 

 
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chul yoo, senior pastor

Chul was installed as the lead pastor at Higher Connection Church in June 2015.  Chul has worked at a Christian substance abuse center in South Carolina and has pastored in Illinois and Georgia. He is married to Lauri, his college sweetheart, and they have three children: Sophie, Theo, and Chloe.  He studied at the Moody Bible Institute, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and Duke University. 

Email: chulyoo@hccdmv.org. You can follow him on Twitter @ChulHYoo.

 
 
 
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David Lee, slc member

David is a born and raised Marylander. Having grown up at HCC since his college years, he is grateful to be able to serve the church.. He and his wife, Julia, have three children: Ethan, Chloe, and Mason.  David is a Physical Therapist by trade, but finds being a husband and father the ultimate God glorifying work he pursues each day.

 
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Jun lee, slc member

Jun grew up in the Silver Spring area and attended college in Pittsburgh at Carnegie-Mellon University. While working his first job as an electrical engineer in Baltimore, he completed a masters degree at the Johns Hopkins University. After leaving the area for career pursuits in Georgia and then Wisconsin, he returned after getting married to start a family.  He and his wife, Mia, have two children, Isabelle and Dylan and have attended HCC since 2009.

 
 
 
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chul park, slc member

Chul grew up in Philadelphia and moved to the DC area in 1992 to attend graduate school at Georgetown University (PhD in Economics).  Shortly after settling into the area, he began attending and then committed himself to HCC, where he was baptized and currently serves.  Despite having lived in the DC area longer than in Philadelphia, he remains dedicated to Philly sports teams.  He is an assistant director at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.  Chul and his wife, Joanne, have a daughter named Leah.

 

Staff

 
 
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chul yoo, senior pastor

Chul was installed as the lead pastor at Higher Connection Church in June 2015.  Chul has worked at a Christian substance abuse center in South Carolina and has pastored in Illinois and Georgia. He is married to Lauri, his college sweetheart, and they have three children: Sophie, Theo, and Chloe.  He studied at the Moody Bible Institute, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and Duke University. 

Email: chulyoo@hccdmv.org. You can follow him on Twitter @ChulHYoo.

 
 
 
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tina kim, outreach coordinator

Tina started as an administrative assistant at Higher Connection Church in September 2015. She graduated with a degree in Environmental Science at the University of Maryland, College Park. Although she enjoyed her field of study, she felt called to ministry and now she serves as a full time Outreach Coordinator at HCC. She loves working with college students and sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ!

Email: tinahan@hccdmv.org

 
 

peter kim, pastoral assistant

Peter is the current Pastoral Assistant at HCC. He graduated with a B.A. in Economics at the University of Maryland, College Park and received a Pharm.D. from the University of Maryland, School of Pharmacy. At church, he serves as a worship leader and college group leader. He enjoys working as a pharmacist, but his passion lies within missions and the spread of the gospel.

Email: peterkim@hccdmv.org

 
 
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yejin eileen oh, ministry assistant

Yejin began attending Higher Connection Church during her junior year at American University. After graduating from AU with a degree in film and media arts, she completed a college internship and ministry internship at HCC. As Yejin is now serving as a Ministry Assistant, she is praying over how she can use her skills in media to spread the gospel.

Email: yejinoh@hccdmv.org