Church Ownership: Loving our Church

Saturday, February 2, 2019
8:30 am to 3:30 pm
Artesia Campus, Faith Center Chapel

Breakfast, lunch and refreshments provided

Registration ends Jan 25


Program Structure


General Sessions led by: Pastor Harold Kim, Pastor Daniel Dinko Kim, Pastor David Nam, Daniel Lee (Ordained Deacon), Young Park and Jenie Oh

Conference attendees will be able to attend 2 workshops. Some workshops have limited capacity so you will be asked to rank your preference of workshops when you register. Workshops will be assigned on a first-come, first-serve basis. We will make every effort to accommodate your preferences.

Please contact with any questions.


WORKSHOP information


Carrying Each Other’s Burdens -What Does That Look Like?


When someone shares a prayer request or a struggle with you or your group what can we do? Let’s learn practical ways to listen, love and pray for each other in times of need.

Rev. Jimmy Han

Jimmy serves as the Pastor for Family Ministry and Small Groups at Christ Central of Southern California. He graduated from Talbot Theological Seminary with a Masters of Divinity. He also served as the Director of Korean-American Campus Mission (KCM) and has been serving in the Korean-American church since 1990. He is married to Jennifer and they have two children, Joshua and Elizabeth. His passion and vision is to see the ministry of Discipleship flourish in the life of the church.


Disability and the Church: Leader's Edition



This workshop will cover the following:

- Breaking down our false narratives with the Gospel narrative

- History and pillars of Christ Central's Access Ministry: the 3 As - Awareness/Advocacy, Accommodation and Advancement

- Responsibilities of leaders in all facets of the As: Discussing the reality of why and how we are combating those who are unaware, unaccommodating and ambivalent to the most ignored and marginalized people group in the world as well as the implications of the Gospel narrative and practical tips as leaders respond in love and co-labor with the special needs community


Susanna Nam

Susanna is a speech-language pathologist with twelve years of experience in special education and the medical setting. She has worked with a variety of populations from infants to adults and from mild to severe disabilities. Currently, she is working at a high-school servicing a wide spectrum of students' needs. She is a proud native of Kansas, a loving wife of David Nam (ordained pastor and PhD student), and the mother of Ethan (7), Owen (5) and soon-to-be baby girl Nam. She serves on Christ Central's Missions Committee and is a co-leader of Christ Central's Access Ministry. Susanna is hoping and preparing in the near-future to be a missionary herself, joining her two ministry passions of missions and disability.

Jamie Lee

Jamie advocates for those with special needs and their families in every way she can. Specifically, she consults for schools, organizations, religious institutions, and professionals in the field by sharing her journey and providing perspectives they desire to learn more about (role as a parent, educator, advocate, special needs ministry leader). She sits on the board of a non-profit called Club21, a Down syndrome advocacy group servicing families impacted by DS from infancy to adulthood, for maximum inclusion, independence and belonging.

Jamie's formal educational background includes an MA in Education with emphasis in English (USC), post-graduate work in Paralegal studies (NYU) and a BA in Psychology with a Minor in English (UCSB). Professionally, she spent several years as a regulatory compliance analyst at a hedge fund, then transitioned to public education and taught English at the high school level. Informal education, and arguably most influential, has been her role as wife to Andrew, and mom to Shane (5), who has Down syndrome, and Shiloh (3).


Knowing and Discipling the Next Generation





This workshop will take a deeper look into the world of our children from the perspectives of our Christ Central Education Leaders. Join us as we discuss ways to get to know the next generation for the sake of training them up to be dedicated followers of Jesus. This workshop is not just for parents or those involved in children’s ministries since we are all called to be a community and family of believers impacting each other, including the next generation.

Panel: David Chin, Eric Cho and Andrew Wang

Moderator: Sonia Joo


David Chin

David serves as the Youth Ministry Director at Christ Central of Southern California. He graduated from Biola University with a B.A. in Biblical and Theological Studies, and is pursuing a Master of Divinity (M. Div.) at Westminster Seminary California. His passion is seeing young people fall in love with Jesus, especially youth. He loves all kinds of food, and will challenge anyone to a taco-eating contest, and win!

Priscilla Kwak

Priscilla serves as the Preschool Coordinator for the Fullerton Campus of Christ Central of Southern California. She graduated from California State University of Long Beach in Fashion Merchandising in 2011. She has over 10 years experience in children's ministry. She is married to Young Min and has two children, Micah and Eden. She enjoys cooking and eating good food with friends and family. She hopes the children at Christ Central will come to know God's deep love for them.


Eric Cho

Eric serves as the Children's Ministry Director for Fullerton at Christ Central of Southern California. After he received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design, he was called into ministry in 2008. He received a Masters in Christian Education from Talbot School of Theology with an emphasis in Children's Ministry and has been in Children's Ministry for over 15 years. He has a desire to see kids grow up as Jesus did as stated in Luke 2:52, "in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God (faith) and man (friendships)". He is married to Sunny, has a toddler, Jackson, and recently welcomed a second son, Wesley.

Andrew Wang

Andrew serves as the College Ministry and Local Mercy & Missions Director at Christ Central of Southern California. He grew up in Southern California, graduated from University of California Irvine, and received his Master of Divinity (M.Div.) from Westminster Seminary California. He is married to his better half, Michelle. His greatest passion is to see disciples made for Christ who will then go out to do the same.

Recruiting in Love: The Biblical Basis of Serving the Church, Discovering its Joy and Sharing the Marvel of it to Others


Ever wonder why we were called to serve the church? Ever find it difficult to get past your inertia to serve? Do you find it difficult to find help for church related activities? Discover the joy of serving and learn how to share that with others!

Eric Choi

Eric Choi is the husband of one, Debbie, and the father to Noah (5) and Selah (3). As an ordained deacon, he served as the Diaconal Board Chair for the past 3 years. Privileged to be a part of God's workings at Christ Central, he has enjoyed being a part of numerous committees at Christ Central, but his favorite way of serving the church has been leading his small group for the past 7 years.

Professionally, he is a double fellowship-trained gastroenterologist with a focus in pancreatic cancer. He was recently elected a Fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology and is the division chair of gastoenterology in a large multispeciality private group. One of his favorite parts of his job is teaching medical students and residents at the UC Riverside School of Medicine, where he is also an Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine.

Sonia Joo

Sonia currently serves as a Preschool Sunday School teacher for Christ Central. Teaching children about Jesus is among her life passions. She has taught children in schools and in church for over 20 years. Sonia holds a B.A. in History from UC Berkeley and her teacher certification and M.Ed from UCLA.