I grew up in Reno, Nevada and graduated from McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago with awards in preaching and theology. Before coming to St. John’s in 2003, I completed a full-year chaplain residency program at UCSF Medical Center, where I provided spiritual care to patients, families, and staff. I am active in all levels of the Presbyterian Church U.S.A., including youth conferences, women leadership conferences, Peacemaking Conferences, General Assembly Committees, and recently served as Moderator for the Presbytery of San Francisco. I also have had a variety of life experiences that include teaching children with special needs and working in a multi-racial urban congregation in Chicago and Seoul, Korea. All this contributes to my passion for child advocacy, creating intergenerational worship experiences, and urban ministry.
I live in San Francisco with my husband, InHo Kim, and our two children.