Welcome New Arlington clergy!

Jennifer L. Ailstock

Sleepy Hollow UMC, Senior

Church (or other job/position/school) from which you came: 
Sleepy Hollow, from associate to lead pastor

Family:
Husband Neal (41 years); 4 children, 3 grandchildren

What are you most excited about for the coming year at your new church
Working with people who love the Lord so much, their sacrificial love and commitment is inspiring and empowering.

What are you most passionate about in ministry?
Worship with joy

What was your very first job?
Delivering the Arlington Sun newspaper in my neighborhood.

Fun fact about you:
I participated in the first annual “Run with the reindeer” race in Anchorage Alaska.

M. Lynne Alley-Grant

Walker Chapel, Senior

Church (or other job/position/school) from which you came:

Coaching-Consulting for Pastors and Churches

Family:
Husband- Herb, Family Pet-Lucy

What are you most excited about for the coming year at your new church?
Leading to a place of new life

What are you most passionate about in ministry?
Hospitality, Making a place for all

What was your very first job?
Babysitting

Fun fact about you:
I have 5 daughters and 1 son

Donovan H. Archie

Vine Church, Associate

JaeHaeng Choi

Arlington Forest UMC, Senior

Church (or other job/position/school) from which you came:
Fncastle UMC, Roanoke District

Family:
I am a single who has never got married. My immediate family live in Korea except my niece who studies in New Jersey.

What are you most excited about for the coming year at your new church?
Partnership ministry with the First Vietnamese UMC and the Hispanic Congregation

What are you most passionate about in ministry?
Making members into disciples and deepening faith through works of piety and works of mercy

What was your very first job?
a high school teacher

Fun fact about you:
I enjoy doing exercise, especially doing weights.

Donald Ferris-McCann

Bruen Chapel UMC, Senior

Church (or other job/position/school) from which you came:
Loudoun Charge (Upperville and Unison)

Family:
Wife – Lisa, Three grown children – Andy, Abby, Erin

What are you most excited about for the coming year at your new church?
Becoming more involved in the community

What are you most passionate about in ministry?
Teaching

What was your very first job?
Grocery Store Clerk

Fun fact about you:
I have seen Wicked on stage six times.

Jong Nam Kim

Korean UMC of Greater Washington, Associate

Church (or other job/position/school) from which you came:
Yongdoodong Methodist Church

Family:
Eunjung Lim (wife), Grace Kim (daughter), Justin Kim(son)

What are you most excited about for the coming year at your new church?
New relation, new ministry, new church

What are you most passionate about in ministry?
Sermon, bible study, counseling

What was your very first job?
College and young adult service, bible study, new comer

Fun fact about you:
I have been moving from Korea to us, from us to Korea, and from Korea to us again. Who knows future?

Younghoon Kim

Korean UMC of Greater Washington, Senior

Church (or other job/position/school) from which you came:
Bethel Korean United Methodist Church of New York

Family:
Meeyoung Kim (wife), Enoch & Daniel (Twin, 22), James(son, 12)

What are you most excited about for the coming year at your new church?
Mission Trip (short, visiting 3 places), Summer Retreat for all members

What are you most passionate about in ministry?
Worship and Bible Study

What was your very first job?
Attended at meeting with laity elders

Fun fact about you:
Like very spicy food