Candidate Biography
 

    The Rev. Bo-Joong L. Kim



    Rutherford, NJ


    Spouse: Young-Sook Kim

    Change Children:

    Sun-Hea (Sunny), Daughter

    Sun-Hyung (James), Son

       
    Education and Honors:
    D-Min. at Wesley Theological Seminary, Washington, D.C. (1994)
    M-Div. at Drew Theological School, Madison, N.J. (1989)
    B.S. at School of Engineering, Han Yang University, Seoul, Korea (1971)
    Ministry:
    Rutherford U.M.C. (2000- )
    Ridgewood U.M.C. (1994-1999)
    Belle Vista Simpson U.M.C. (1988 -1994)
    Ordained as Elder, NNJAC (1991)
    Ordained as Deacon, NNJAC (1989)
    Membership:
  • Greater New Jersey Annual Conference
  • General Conference, Delegate, 2008
  • Jurisdictional Conference, Delegate, 2008 and 2004
  • Board of United Methodist Homes (2007–2012)
  • Greater New Jersey UMW Cooperative School of Christian Mission, Dean (2007 – 2009)
  • Study Leader, UMW School of Mission, 2006, 2002, 1999, 1997, 1995
  • Conference Board of Discipleship (2005- )
  • Greater New Jersey School of Mission, Assistant Dean (2003-2005)
  • The National Council of Korean-American Ministers of Korean United Methodist Church, Secretary (2003-2004)
  • Conference Board of Church & Society (2000–2004)
  • Conference Council on Ministry (1999–2000)
  • Conference Shared Facilities Committee (1997– )
  • Conference Board of Ordained Ministry (1996 – 1999)
  • Conference Committee of Religion and Race (1992 – 1995)
  • Conference Board of Higher Education and Campus Ministry (1991–1997)
  • Conference Worship Committee (1989 – 1996)
  • Executive Board for National Association of Korean American U.M. Pastors of Cross-Racial Appointments (1996–1998)
  • District Committee on Ordained Ministry (1992–2007)
  • District Council on Ministry (1992–1996)
  • Greater New Jersey KUMC Association (Vice President, 2003; Director, Conference Relations, 2002; Director, Education, 1999; General Secretary, 1996)
  • Drew Alumni Executive Board Member (1994–)
  • Other:
  • Korean-American United Methodist Church; GNJ Association - Vice President(2003) Director, Conference Relations(2002) Director, Education(1999); General Secretary(1996) National Council of Ministers - Secretary(2003)
  • National Assoc. of Cross Racial Appointees - Executive Board Member (1996 - 1998)
  • Drew Theological School: Drew Alumni Ex. Bd. Member(1994 - )
  • L.E.A.F. Coordinator(2001 - )
  • GNJUMW Cooperative School of Christian Mission
  • Assistant Dean(2004) Study Leader(1995, 1997, 1999, 2002)
  • Ecumenical Involvements: Teacher, Ecumenical Teachers’ Association of New Jersey(2001, 2002, 2004)
  • Member, New Jersey Interfaith Council(2000 - )
  • Executive Board Member, KIP Center(2002 - )
  • Panelist for Convocation on Racism, NNJAC Religion & Race(1996)
  • Office:
    Rutherford United Methodist Church
    60 West Passaic Avenue
    Rutherford, NJ 07070-1963
    Telephone: (201)438-7152
    Endorsed by:
    National Association of Korean-American United Methodist Churches
    National Federation of Asian-American United Methodists

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