From the Pastor (Sept 2018)

Thank you so much for the amazing love you have showered Jung and me with. We are so blessed to serve you and Aldersgate Church. Thanks be to God. You all have made this summer very special. But it has gone way too quickly. It reminds me of a poem: Lord: it’s...

From the Pastor (July/August 2018)

It took 38 years for me to accept an invitation from Rochester. It goes back to 1980. I went to college in Korea and I wanted to pursue  advanced studies in the United States. I sent applications to several universities for graduate studies in chemical engineering. I...

From the Pastor (June 2018)

My time at Aldersgate is rapidly drawing to a close. I want to thank you for letting me be in ministry with you these past 17 years. It’s been such a blessing to know you, to share with you in both times of joy and sorrow, and to work with you as we served Christ...

From the Pastor (May 2018)

I am writing this on a morning when I woke up to a heavy frost. I want to live each day to the fullest, but I confess I am looking forward to warmer days in May. One of my favorite days in the Christian year occurs on May 20—Pentecost. Pentecost comes 50 days after...

From the Pastor (April 2018)

Christ is Risen! Alleluia! That Christ is risen helps us be confident that new life is possible now and life with God throughout eternity is assured. Every time something changes we lose something. There is a small “death” and the ensuing grief. God promises to be...

From the Pastor (March 2018)

I’m writing this on Ash Wednesday, the first day of the Lenten Season in the Christian year. By the time you are reading this we will probably be in the second week of Lent. I pray you are taking time to use the daily devotional you received at church and praying...