Woonghee Lee was born and raised in Korea, and accepted Jesus as his Lord and Savior in 2006. He came to America for graduate school that same year and received his Master’s degree from the UCLA Architecture School in 2009. During his studies at UCLA, he met Yumi and they were married in 2012! He spends his spare time building his relationship with God through prayer, meditation and reading the Bible. He and his wife are endeavoring to implement God’s vision given to their family and to enjoy conversation, play, and traveling together.
Byungjoo Lee was baptized at UPC in 2002 and became an elder of UPC in 2015. He got his B.S. in Physics at Seoul National University and got his LL.M. at Harvard Law School. He has been a practicing lawyer for 20 years, endeavoring to integrate the Christian Faith with the reality and toughness of the working life. He started to attend church "only" to marry his wife: a true romance leading a poor, atheistic guy to the true life in Jesus Christ.
Christian Education Director
Worship & Arts Director
College Staff & Administrator
Esther amazes us all in the number of things she can juggle - not only does she coordinate all the activities and Bible study lessons for the Children's Ministry, but she is also a mother of four children! Esther graduated from Princeton Theological Seminary with a M.A. in Christian Education. Esther also helps to organize events for the Convalescent Ministry.
Laine was born and raised in Oahu, Hawaii, and has done missions in Fiji and New Zealand. He is serving as our Director of Worship and Arts. He enjoys a diverse range of music from blues to rock to hip hop. His hobbies include surfing, listening to and playing music, computers and tech toys, and barbeques on the beach.
Annelise recently graduated from the English program at UCLA. In her free time, Annelise enjoys tracking tech trends, exploring new cultures, and baking pastries. One day, she hopes to earn a pilot’s license.
Monday: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Sunday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm (Worship)