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Connections Letter: Advent and Reconciliation

Greetings to you in the name of our hope, the Prince of Peace, Jesus the Christ, The Advent is here, and just like last year, it brings me thoughts of hope for peaceful reconciliation of the conflict on the Korean … Continue reading

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Reconciliation & Unification Committee Work and Kurt

The Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations NY office recently requested that I provide them with a video description of my connection to the National Council of Churches in Korea and its Reconciliation and Unification Committee (RUC). The Presbyterian UN office … Continue reading

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Prayer for Peace on 6/25

Today, June 25th, marks the day commonly recognized as the beginning of the Korean War when international powers dragged the Korean Peninsula back into conflict, except this time within itself.  As part of my job with the NCCK, I come … Continue reading

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New Position: NCCK Reconciliation and Reunification Department

This week I celebrate the beginning of a new position for myself in addition to my role as a site coordinator alongside Hyeyoung. For Hyeyoung and me, our role as YAV site coordinator only accounts for 50% of our actual … Continue reading

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20 Years of Saenaru: Connections Letter

Greetings to you in the name of Jesus the Christ! Although it is the most beautiful time of the year in Korea, many Korean people’s hearts are filled with sorrow and sadness due to the Sewol ferry accident on April … Continue reading

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Introducing Saenaru Community Center

We had the opportunity to visit Saenaru Community Center, one of our volunteer sites, last week to discuss further about the details of job descriptions and other expectation of the program. During this visit we were able to learn more … Continue reading

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What Will Your YAVs Be Doing?

The Young Adult Volunteer Program of the PC(USA) sends U.S. young adults to sites all over the world to volunteer and be immersed in different communities for an entire year. Korea has already been a YAV site for two years … Continue reading

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Mission Connections Letter Update #1

The following is the copy of the letter sent to Mission Connections that includes a few announcements: Grace and peace to you by the power of the Holy Spirit, Hyeyoung and I are growing in our excitement about our coming … Continue reading

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