Dr. Uiyeon Kim
Pastor of Discipleship
Uiyeon oversees Children’s Ministries, Youth Ministries and Discipleship Ministries. He also oversees our Welcome/Hospitality ministries and guides our new members. Son of a retired Korean Methodist pastor, Uiyeon was born and raised in Seoul, South Korea. In 1991, his family moved to Lubbock, Texas where his father transitioned into the United Methodist Church. Uiyeon majored in Economics at Grinnell College before going to Duke Divinity School, where he earned his Masters of Divinity and Doctorate of Ministry. He is an elder in the Western N.C. Conference of the United Methodist Church. He and his wife have two beautiful young children.