John-Michael moved to Korea at the end of 2005 to serve at Geon Christian Children’s Home. He founded Jerusalem Ministry, an orphanage volunteering ministry, in May 2006. John-Michael continues to volunteer at Geon Home while also serving as the Director of Jerusalem Ministry.
Sky grew up in Korea until she was thirteen before moving with her family to America. She attended Virginia Tech and worked as a graphic designer after graduating. In 2010 she returned to Korea and a year later she married John-Michael. She currently serves as the Media Director for Jerusalem Ministry.
Jee grew up in Korea until she was ten before moving with her family to America. She attended the University of Virginia and then worked as an elementary school teacher. In 2008 she returned to Korea to serve as a summer volunteer for Jerusalem Ministry. Through her experience her heart was stirred to return to Korea as a full time volunteer later that year at Myeong Jin Children’s Home, where she continues to serve today. Jee also serves as the Public Relations Director for Jerusalem Ministry.
Mijeong was born and raised in South Korea. She attended the University of Ajou and worked as a teacher after graduating. In 2007 she began volunteering part time as a teacher at Zion Girl’s Home in Seoul. She eventually quit her paying job and became a full time volunteer at the home in 2011, where she continues to serve today. Mijeong also serves as the Treasurer for Jerusalem Ministry.
Byung Yoon was born and raised in Korea and currently works at SK. Ja Yeon was also born and raised in Korea and is currently studying Korean Literature at Inha University to achieve a doctoral degree. She is also working as a part time professor at Inha University.
Rahyun was born and raised in Seoul, Korea. She double majored in Korean literature and psychology at Ewha Women’s University. She continued her education at Ewha and got her masters in Korean Education. Currently, she works in the personnel department of a distribution company with her focus being in the areas of staff development and retirement plans.
Joohyun was born and raised in Korea. She lived in America for 6 years when she was a child. She attended Ewha Womans University where she pursued her Master’s degree as well. She is now working as an English teacher at Ewha Womans University High School. She met and married her husband, Larry, at church and recently had baby Jonathan.
Hyesook was born and raised in South Korea. She graduated from Seoul University of Foreign Studies with MA in Korean-English Interpretation. She currently works at GM Korea as an interpreter.
Hyoju was born and raised in Seoul, Korea. She double majored in law and international relations at Catholic University. She is currently studying for the civil service exam.
Seungyon Christie Jung grew up in Korea until she was 15 then moved to California. She attended Maryland Institute, College of Art in Maryland and returned to Korea in 2010. Since then, she is working as an English teacher in Korea.
Brian Kim was born in the States, but his family moved back to Korea a few months later and he grew up in Korea. He attended Yonsei University studying electrical engineering. He’s now working at a trading company dealing with metals such as copper and aluminum for electric cable making.
Somyoung was born in Korea but spent his early childhood in England. He studied Visual Design in Handong University and worked as a designer. He currently works as the lead/videography designer at a magazine company for young fathers.
Emil was born and raised in Denmark and came to Korea as a volunteer. He majored in Theology at Hansei University and achieved Masters in Divinity at Asian Center for Theological Studies and Mission. He currently works as a translator for the major broadcasting companies in Korea with his wife Yu-min.
Yu-Min was born and raised in Seoul, Korea. She majored in Philosophy and English Literature at Hanyang University and achieved Masters in Divinity at Youngsan Theological University. She currently serves as a pastor at N.E.W.S Church.
Minji grew up in Korea until she was 15. She continued her education in South Africa and Canada. She studied Statistics at University of Toronto. She now works as an English instructor and a researcher in an engineering lab at Hanyang University.