Candidate Biography

    The Rev. Constance Pak

    Sea Cliff, NY

    Education and Honors:
  • Wesley Theological Seminary, Washington DC (D. Min. Program, 2005-present)
  • Blanton-Peale Graduate Institute, New York City, NY (Pastoral Care Studies Program, 2005)
  • Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, NJ, (Master of Theology 1994, Master of Divinity, 1992)
  • St. John’s University, Jamaica, NY (Bachelor of Fine Arts (Magna Cum Laude), 1986)
  • Ministry:
  • 1999-present: Sea Cliff United Methodist Church, Sea Cliff (Long Island), NY (Pastor)
  • 1996-1999: Simpson United Methodist Church, Amityville (Long Island), NY (Pastor)
  • 1995-1996: Bible Korean United Methodist Church, Dix Hills (Long Island), NY (Associate Pastor)
  • 1991-1995: The Korean United Methodist Church of Staten Island, Staten Island, NY (Assistant Pastor)
  • Membership:
    New York Annual Conference
    General Church and Jurisdictional
  • General Conference Delegate, 2008 and 2004.
  • Northeastern Jurisdictional Conference Workshop Leader, 2006.
  • International United Methodist Clergywomen’s Consultation Panel Moderator, 2006.
  • NEJ Association of Korean UMC, Committee on Cross-Cultural Ministry, Chairperson, 2005-present.
  • Committee on Cross-Cultural Ministry

    New York Annual Conference
  • Order of Elders, Chairperson,, 2002-present.
  • Board of Ordained Ministry, Executive Member, 2002-present.
  • The Korean Caucus of the New York Annual Conference, Vice President, 2006-present.
  • Annual Conference Worship Committee, Co-Chair/coordinator, 2001-2003.
  • Episcopal Committee and Conference Session Committee, 2000-2004.

  • Pacific, Asian, and North American Asian Women in Theology and Ministry, 2007-pres.
  • North Shore Ecumenical Interfaith Association, 1999-present.
  • Long Island Council of Churches, 1996-present.
  • Amityville Ecumenical Churches Association, 1996-1999.
  • Korean American Clergywomen of Queens and Long Island, Whitestone, NY, 1995-present
  • Board of Directors, International Foundation for Ewha Womans University, Inc., NY, NY, 2003-present.
  • Office:
    The Sea Cliff United Methodist Church
    165 DuBois Avenue
    Sea Cliff, NY 11579
    Endorsed by:
    National Federation of Asian American United Methodists
    National Association of Korean American United Methodist Churches
    National Association of Korean American United Methodist Clergywomen
    National Association of Korean American Pastors Serving Cross-Racial Appointments

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