제93회 정기노회 촬요 (영어)

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❑ 제93회 정기노회 촬요 (영어) ❑

The 93rd Appointed Meeting of the Philadelphia Presbytery of the Korean-American Presbyterian Church was held as follows:
Time: March 15, 2022 (Tuesday) 10:00 AM
Place: Montgomery Presbyterian Church (Senior Pastor Rev. Haekeun Choi)
3260 Morris Rd, Lansdale, PA 19446

Chapter 1: Opening Worship and Communion (개회 예배 및 성찬식)

At 10:00 AM, after the Moderator of the Presbytery, Rev. Woon Young Paek led the session in singing Hymn 10, there was a Confession of Faith with the Apostle's Creed. And after Hymn 216 was sung, Elder Joon Ho Hwang prayed. After Rev. Woon Young Paek read Hab. 3:2, Rev. Byeong Eun Lee preached a sermon entitled, "In the midst of the tears revive it!” And after Hymn 320 was sung, the Holy Communion was officiated by Rev. Paul W. Kim. After Rev. Yang Myoung Ju prayed, the officiant read Matt. 26:26–28, and preached a sermon, after which the sacraments were administered by Elder Woon Yong Kim and Elder Joon Ho Hwang. After singing Hymn 305, Rev. Paul W. Kim gave the benediction to end the Opening Worship and Communion and it was 11:04 AM.


Chapter 2: Order of Meeting (회무처리)
At 11:21AM after Hymn 370 was sung and after Rev. Wang Gyu Chae’s prayer, the meeting was called to order.
  1. Member Roll Call (회원 점명)
    Pastoral Members: (34)
Rev. Yong Kol Yi        Rev. Ed Jungil Kim     Rev. Woon Young Paek    Rev. Taek Won Koh

Rev. Seung Cheol Kim   Rev. Paul W. Kim         Rev. David Jin Chun       Rev. Byeong Eun Lee

Rev. Sang Chul Yoon    Rev. Haekeun Choi     Rev. Chae Wan Yu        Rev. Micah Pak

Rev. Wang Gyu Chae    Rev. Sin Hyung Sol     Rev. Dae Soon Kang      Rev. InKwang P. Kim

Rev. Jae Chul Lee       Rev. Cheulhee Lee      Rev. Young Suk Shim     Rev. Peter Pak

Rev. Chang Hoon Oh    Rev. Sung Heum Lee   Rev. Yang Myoung Ju     Rev. Jai Min Moon

Rev. Moo Sang Lee     Rev. Jaehun Jung       Rev. Thomas Kim         Rev. Jihoon Kim

Rev. Luke Kim          Rev. Kyung Chang Oh   Rev. Geon Yi             Rev. Brian J. Jung

Rev. Subyoung Lim     Rev. Hosuk Lee


Elder Members: (6)

Elder Joon Ho Hwang       Elder Joseph Kim         Elder Seung Hyun Chun    Elder Il Do Kwak

Elder Jung Woong Jung      Elder Woon Yong Kim
  1. Call to Order (개회 선언)
The Clerk, Rev. Jihoon Kim read the roll call. There were 34 pastors and 6 elders, with a grand total of 40 members in attendance to make the quorum; therefore, the 93rd Presbytery meeting was called to order by the Moderator.
  1. Report of the Docket (절차보고)
    The Clerk gave a report of the docket and it was accepted.
  1. Report of the Clerk (서기보고)
    The clerk presented the report and it was accepted.
Receipt of additional documents from the Missions Committee; Petition for Missions Organization Finance Committee - Rev. Jae Chul Lee (Milal Mission in Philadelphia)
Receipt of additional documents from the Steering Committee; Petition for search of Entrusted Pastor (Korean Reformed Presbyterian Church, Bucks County Presbyterian Church)
The petitions for qualification and credential examinations for pastors have been transferred to the Steering Committee
Additional documents: Absentees – Rev. In Hyun Ryu,  Rev. Tae Young Yoo, Rev. Nam Hyo Baek
The petition for removal of Rev. Youn Kyun Park due to transfer into ARPC G.A.
  1. Audit Report (감사보고)
The audit report was presented and it was accepted.
  1. Report of the Treasurer’s Account (회계보고)
    The treasurer’s report was resented and it was accepted.
  1. Report of the Nomination Committee (공천부 보고)
1) The Nomination Committee presented the roster of the new officers, and it was accepted as follows:
- Moderator of the Presbytery: Rev. Byeong Eun Lee
- Vice Moderator Pastor: Taek Won Ko
- Vice Moderator Elder: Elder Woon Yong Kim
- Clerk: Rev. Yang Myoung Ju
- Assistant  Clerk (Korean): Rev. In Hyun Ryu,
- Assistant Clerk (English): Rev. Brian J. Jung
- Recording Secretary: Rev. Subyoung Lim
- Asst. Recording Secretary: Rev. Sung Heum Lee
- Treasurer: Elder Byung Sun Choi
- Assistant Treasurer: Elder Jong Jin Lee
- Accounting Auditor: Rev. David Jin Chun, Elder Woon Yong Kim

Rev. Paul Chi from PCA announced about retirement plan.
With the newly appointed officers in place, the meeting resumed under the succeeding moderator, Rev. Byeong Eun Lee.
Rev. Wang Gyu Chae was appointed as Announcer and Rev. Haekeun Choi was appointed as Inspector of attendance.

Adjournment of Meeting (정회)
The meeting was adjourned for lunch with a prayer by Rev. Sang Chul Yoon  at 12:27PM.

Recommencement of Meeting (속회)
Following the singing of Hymn 383 and a prayer by Rev. CheulHee Lee at 1:33 PM
All members prayed for Rev. Paul W Kim, and Rev. David Jin Chun prayed on behalf of all.
2) The Nomination Committee presented the Governing Committee’s and the Standing Committee’s Roster and Addendum, and these were accepted upon revision.

Adjournment of Meeting (정회)
Rev. Sung Chul Kim prayed and it was agreed to adjourn the meeting for 20 minutes.

Recommencement of Meeting (속회)
Following the singing of Hymn 93 and a prayer by Rev. Moo Sang Lee at 2:29 PM
  1. Committee Reports (Governing Committees, Standing Committees, Regional Committees) (  보고)
1) Formation and Agenda of the Examination and Credential’s report is presented. It is accepted as follows:
Director: Rev. Sung Chul Kim      Secretary: Rev. Jihoon Kim
Members:  Year 1: Peter Pak, Haekeun Choi
Year 2: Sung Chul Kim, Paul W. Kim
Year 3: Hak J. Kim, In Hyun Ryu, Jihoon Kim
Total Budget: $1,500.00
Examination Officers: - Church Government & Rules of Discipline: Rev. Seung Cheol Kim
- 12 Articles of Faith $ Shorter Catechism: Rev. Haekeun Choi
- Bible: Rev. Paul W. Kim
- Directory for the Worship of God: Rev. Jihoon Kim
- Pastoral Ministry: Rev. Hak J. Kim
- Church Government & Rules of Discipline(English): Rev. Peter Pak

Woon Park (박운), petitioned for by Yuong Sang Presbyterian Church’s Moderator of the Session, Rev. Woon Young Paek, passed the Pastoral Examination.
  • Daniel Lee (이대헌), petitioned for by Yuong Sang Presbyterian Church’s Moderator of the Session, Rev. Woon Young Paek, passed the Pastoral Examination.
  • Seung Joon Baek (백승준), petitioned for by Montgomery Presbyterian Church’s Moderator of the Session, Rev. Hae Keun Choi, passed the Pastoral Under Care Examination.
2) Formation and Session Record Examination Committee report is presented. It is accepted as follows:
Director: Rev. Jai Min Moon      Secretary: Kyung Chang Oh
Members:  Year 1: Paul W. Kim, Jai Min Moon
Year 2: John J. Yoon, David Jin Chun
Year 3: Kyung Chang Oh, Shin Dong Chae

3) Formation and Agenda of the Steering Committee report is presented. It is accepted as follows:
Director: Rev. Wang Gyu Chae      Secretary: Cheulhee Lee
Members: Year 1: Hee Joo Kwon, Wang Gyu Chae
Year 2: Yong Kol Yi, Cheulhee Lee
Year 3: Woon Young Paek, David Jin Chun, Joon Ho Hwang

(1) The petition for transfer into Philadelphia Presbytery of Rev. Inhwan Kim (Bucks County Presbyterian Church) was accepted.
(2) The petition from Bucks County Presbyterian Church to call Rev. Inhwan Kim as the entrusted pastor was accepted.
(3) The dissolvement of Rev. Paul W. Kim’s position as entrusted pastor of Bucks County Presbyterian Church was accepted.
(4) The petition for membership of Zion Presbyterian Church by the senior pastor (the moderator of its session), Rev. Sung Heum Lee, was accepted.
(5) The petition to add two elders by Rev. Sung Heum Lee of Zion Presbyterian Church, was accepted.
(6) The petition for Pastoral and Credentials Examination of Hyeok Cho (조 혁) by Senior Pastor, Rev. Woon Young Paek of Yuong Sang Presbyterian Church, was accepted.
(7) The petition for Pastoral and Credentials Examination of Abraham Go (고아람) by Senior Pastor, Rev. Woon Young Paek of Yuong Sang Presbyterian Church, was accepted.
(8) The petition for Pastoral and Credentials Examination of Michael Hoi by Senior Pastor, Rev. Woon Young Paek of Yuong Sang Presbyterian Church, was accepted.
(9) The petition for Pastoral and Credentials Examination of Solomon Kang (강솔로몬) by Senior Pastor, Rev. Woon Young Paek of Yuong Sang Presbyterian Church, was accepted.
(10) The petition for ordination of Woon Park(박운) by the senior pastor of Yuong Sang Presbyterian Church, Rev. Woon Young Paek, was accepted.
(11) The petition for ordination of Daniel Lee (이대헌) by the senior pastor of Yuong Sang Presbyterian Church, Rev. Woon Young Paek, was accepted.
(12) The petition for ordination of Seung Joon Baek (백승준) by the senior pastor of Montgomery Presbyterian Church, Rev. Hae Keun Choi, was accepted.
(13) The petition for transfer into The General Assembly of Presbyterian Church in Korea (합동) by Rev. Deok Sang Chang to serve at Sung-Dong Church was accepted, and the petition for removal of his name from the roster of KAPC Philadelphia Presbytery was accepted.
(14) The petition from Rev. David Jin Chun as the interim moderator of the session of Korean Reformed Presbyterian Church to call Rev. Chang Hoon Oh as the entrusted pastor was accepted.
(15) The petition to add one elder by Rev. Gi Eok Park of Korean Yeon Hap Presbyterian Church of Mexico, was accepted.
(16) The petition for removal of Rev. Sung Hyun Joo due to transfer into different denomination (UCA) was accepted.
(17)  The petition for transfer into PCA Eastern Presbytery of Rev. Michael Moon(문경진) was accepted.
(18) The petition for removal of Rev. Youn Kyun Park due to transfer into ARPC G.A. was accepted.

Announcement of New Member: Rev. Inhwan Kim
- Installation services for Korean Reformed Presbyterian Church and Bucks County Presbyterian Church for newly appointed entrusted pastors will be discussed by presbytery officers.

4) Formation and Agenda of the Mission Committee report is presented. It is accepted upon revision:
Director: Rev. Jungil Kim        Secretary: Sung Heum Lee
Members: Year 1: Yong Ill Seo, Brian J. Jung
Year 2: Suk Keun Kim, Ed Jungil Kim, Gi Eok Park, Sung Min Hong, Taek Won Koh
Year 3: Hee–kwon Jeong, Sangsung Chang, Kunui Lee, Jung D. Chun, Sung Heum Lee
Seung Hyun Chun, Kum Su No, Joseph Kim

(1) It was agreed to lower the financial aid for dependent church (미자립 교회) upon an actual inspection. ($200/ month)
(2) “함께하는 교회” planted by Rev. Moo Sang Lee is managed under the oversight of the Mission Committee.

5) Formation and Agenda of the Evangelism Committee report is presented. It is accepted as follows:
Director: Rev. Sin Hyung Sol             Secretary: Rev. Geon Yi
Members:  Year 1: Seung Hyun Kim, Sin Hyung Sol, Subyoung Lim, Yang Myoung Ju
Year 2: Dae Soon Kang, Thomas Kim, Young Kyun Park, Hosuk Lee
Year 3: Jae Chul Lee, Dong Hee Lee, Geon Yi, Luke Kim, Tae Wan Kim, Woon Yong Kim

6) Aid Assistance Committee
In the event of death, aid is granted as follows:

A member less than 12 months = $5,000
A member more than 13 months and less than 36 months = $7,000
A member more than 37 months = 10,000
Though membership registration starts this year, applicable deaths do not start until Jan. 1st 2023.

Membership fee:
Senior/ Entrusted Pastor ($120/year), other pastors ($60/year)
Lifetime fee: $2,000 

Adjournment of Meeting (정회)
Rev. Woon Young Paek prayed and it was agreed to adjourn the meeting for Regional Committees Meeting at 3:50 PM.

Recommencement of Meeting (속회)
Following the singing of Hymn 449 and a prayer by Rev. Ed Jungil Kim at 4:04 PM

7) Formation and Agenda of the Educational Committee report is presented. It is accepted as follows:
Director: Rev. Sang Chul Yoon          Secretary: Rev. Young Suk Shim
Members:  Year 1: Chae Wan Yu, David Lee, Jinho Choi
Year 2: Seongjae Moon, Micah Pak, David Park, Chang Hoon Oh, Mo Se Chi
Year 3: Sang Chul Yoon, Young Suk Shim, Inkwang Kim, Nam Hyo Baek,
Il Do Kwak, Jung Woong Jung, Larry Kye

8) Formation and Agenda of the Theology Standing Committee report is presented. It is accepted as follows:
Director: Rev. Ed Jungil Kim             Secretary: Rev. Cheulhee Lee
Members:  Year 1: Cheulhee Lee
Year 2: Woon Young Paek
Year 3: Paul W. Kim
Year 4: Taek Won Koh

9) Formation and Agenda of the Youth Ministry Standing Committee report is presented. It is accepted as follows:
Director: Rev. InKwang Kim     Secretary: Rev. David Sung Park
Members:  Year 1: In Hyun Ryu
Year 2: Luke Kim, InKwang Kim, Cheulhee Lee
Year 3: David Sung Park
Year 4: Peter Pak

10) Formation and Agenda of the Christian Education Standing Committee report is presented. It is accepted as follows:
Director: Rev. Young Suk Shim          Secretary: Rev. Brian J. Jung
Members:  Year 1: Young Suk Shim, Hee
Year 2: Luke Kim, InKwang Kim, Cheulhee Lee
Year 3: David Sung Park
Year 4: Peter Pak

11) Formation and Agenda of the Finance Committee report is presented. It is accepted as follows:
Members:  Year 1: Joon Ho Hwang
Year 2: Moo Sang Lee, Byung Sun Choi
Year 3: Peter Lee, Hee Don Kim, Andy B. Chang, Jong Jin Lee, Buyng Do Byun
Auditor: David Jin Chun, Woon Yong Kim

12) Formation and Agenda of the English Speaking Ministries Committee report is presented. It is accepted as follows:
Director: Rev. Micah Pak        Secretary: Rev. Peter Pak
Members:   Peter Pak, David Jin Chun, Seth Sehun Choi, Haekeun Choi

13) Formation and Agenda of the Eastern Regional Committee report is presented. It is accepted as follows:
Director: Rev. Sung Chul Kim            Secretary: Rev. Kyung Chang Oh
- The Eastern Regional Committee’s Prospectus was distributed via printed documentation.
- It was accepted that Rev. Paul W. Kim of Bucks County Presbyterian Church will be given the designation as pastor meritorious by Philadelphia Presbytery.

14) Formation and Agenda of the Western Regional Committee report is presented. It is accepted as follows:
Director: Rev. Hae Keun Choi            Secretary: Rev. Wang Gyu Chae
- The Western Regional Committee’s prospectus was distributed via printed document.
- Aid Assistance Committee is entrusted to Rev. Hae Keun Choi.
  1. Agenda on the Docket (안 토의)
Location of Forthcoming Presbytery Meeting (내회 장소 선정)
The selection of the forthcoming meeting location is to be entrusted to the officers, and the meeting is called and seconded for conclusion.

Adoption of the Meeting Minute (회의록 채택)
To be accepted upon revision.
Rev. Byeong Eun Lee read and preached from 1 Peter 4:7–11. He then pronounced the benediction and concluded the meeting. It was 4:16PM.

Moderator of the Presbytery   Rev. Byeong Eun Lee
Recording Secretary          Rev. Subyoung Lim