Meet

our Team

Pastoral Team

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Joseph Ahn

Senior Pastor

Pastor Joseph Ahn moved to the US in 1982 with his family. He felt the call to ministry from God and attended Biblical theological Seminary (PA) and graduated in 1995 with a M.Div and MA. He then served at Wangsung Church in Seoul, Korea as the pastor for the English speaking/Young Adult congregation from 1997-2000. He graduated from Chong-Shin seminary with a ThM and also studied at Ezra Bible Instituted for biblical studies for 1 year. He moved back to the US in 2002 and founded New Creation Church. Currently he is serving as the pastor of Grace community Church. He and his wife Susan have 3 children: Justin, Joanna and Paul.

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Sang Han

Assistant Pastor

Pastor Sang Han came to the US to study music at Tennessee Temple Univ in 1997.  He then attended Westminster Choir college and received a degree in Church music (M.M.,vocal) in 2004. He was called into ministry and received his M.Div. at Biblical Theological Seminary in 2007. He moved to Virginia and served as an assistant pastor for 6 years. He attended a House Church Seminar in Houston and felt a strong call to serve the unreached people in our community with God’s love. He founded the “Light of the World Church” in 2012 with this vision in mind. In 2016, Pastor Han met Pastor Ahn and both decided to integrate the 2 churches into One and began serving under Grace Community Church. Pastor Han is married to Kelly Han and has 2 children: Justin and Jonah.

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Lisa Kim

EM Pastor

Pastor Lisa is currently serving as our English Ministry and Youth Group Pastor, while concurrently working in the corporate world. She graduated from Regent College in Vancouver Canada with a degree in Marriage and Family Ministry.  She received her calling for ministry while attending JMU and became the Founder for ACF, the first Asian-American ministry on campus.  She has 30 years of ministry and corporate work experience. She has traveled extensively in missions and has strong connections with the missions organization YWAM. She loves food & small dogs outside of Jesus and his work.

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Susan Kang

Associate Pastor

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Operations Team

  • Esther Koo

  • Joseph Ahn

  • Sang Han
  • Yang Joong Kim
  • Sam Kang
  • Jenet Ahn
  • John Kang

SHepherds

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  • Joanna Ahn 

  • John Kang

  • Esther Koo

  • Pureun Noh 

  • Sam Kang

  • Yang Joong Kang