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Youngmi Jung Pastor

Youngmi Jung

Youngmi (Sarah) Jung  (Novato lead pastor) grew up in South Korea and worked in shipping companies until she came to the U.S. in 2006 for her theological education.  She received her M.Div. from the Pacific School of Religion and is currently finishing up an M.A. concentrating on Psychology and Religion/pastoral care.  She enjoyed working as a hospital chaplain intern for three months and a chaplain resident for a year at the California Pacific Medical Center in San Fransisco. She did a pastoral internship at the Epworth UMC in Berkeley, and has currently served two years as a Children and Youth minister at the Berkeley Methodist United Church in Berkeley.  She enjoys liturgical dancing, doing mission outreach, gardening, talking, cooking, and of course, eating. She is interested in developing embodied worship services as a form of spiritual practice.