Pastor’s Page

 

“Therefore go and make disciples of all nation, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and of the Holy Spirit.”

Matthew 28:19

Ministry

Welcome to the Web site of the Yorkville United Methodist Church. I am glad you are interested in our church and ministries. As you can see through your explorations, there are many opportunities in our church for growth as a disciple of Jesus Christ. Come and grow with us. Come and share with us. Come and celebrate the gifts God has given you!

Pastor Sue Leih

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Pastor Sue is a second career pastor, with over 20 years of ordained ministry experience. She has BS degrees in Psychology and Sociology with a special emphasis in Criminology from UW-Madison. She also has a degree in Medical Technology with a minor in Chemistry from UW-Parkside. She worked as a Medical Technologist for many years, until she discerned her call to ordained ministry. She graduated in 1998 from Garrett Evangelical Theological Seminary with a Masters of Divinity degree and was appointed to serve at Aldersgate UMC in northwest Milwaukee. She served there for 5 years. She was then appointed to serve as pastor at St. James UMC in East Troy and did so for seven years, until being appointed to serve here at YUMC in 2010.

Pastor Sue married her high school sweetheart, Tom Leih. They have two children and three grandchildren. Tom and Sue live in Caledonia.

When Pastor Sue isn’t working or spending time with family and friends, she likes to read, watch movies, listen to music, go for walks, cook, bake, scrapbook, do crafts, and drink coffee or chai tea. She also loves to travel and see the great world that God has created.

 

Student Pastor – Han Yoon Lee

Pastor Han’s hometown is Daejeon, South Korea.  Although he lived in a suburban area, he enjoys relaxing in nature.  He earned his bachelor’s degree in interior design at Arizona State University.  After graduation, he served as KATUSA (Korean Augmentation to the United States Army) for two years for my military duty and went to the Methodist Theological University in South Korea for his Master of Divinity.  He was ordained by the Korean Methodist Church in 2018. 

Pastor Han has been married to Myungsu Kim for five years. Myungsu studied Theology and Pastoral Counseling for her college and graduate school in South Korea.  God led them to study at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary. Myungsu is studying for her Master of Pastoral Care and Counseling degree.  Pastor Han is doing his field education at Yorkville United Methodist Church.

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