Interview: Become & Belong with Migum Gweon

BY THE EDITORIAL BOARD 2017 Women’s Retreat: “Become & Belong” from ODPCEC on Vimeo. Who are we striving to become? And how are we seeking to belong? As we wrestle with different definitions of humility, we are going to consider what we do out of anxiety, envy and fear that tear down sisterhood. By understanding…

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Café Night for a Cause

BY ANNA KIM On Saturday, August 5, Open Door hosted the first Café Night for a Cause! With delicious coffee donated by Cafein and baked goods from Cakes and Compassion, we enjoyed the amazing talents of our own church body and raised $1,782 for Freeset!  The Café Night for a Cause was the result of Pastor John’s vision and many Open…

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Children’s Ministry: Creating a Home for Grace to Grow

BY ELDER ALEX KIM Capital Vision Campaign 2017 ODPC’s Children’s Ministry (CM) consists of all of the ministries for infants and toddlers through 6th grade and is led by Pastor Joshua Lim. The English Congregation (EC) Fruitful Vineyard Ministry (FVM) welcomes children from infants through Kindergarten, and is held on both floors of the EC Worship…

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Meet the People Behind the Scenes

Every Sunday, there are countless individuals who work behind the scenes to help bring church together.  They are the coordinators who direct our welcoming and hospitality teams to greet first-time guests and visitors.  They are the creative and technical minds who design onscreen graphics or manage the sound during our worship services.  They are the…

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The Pastors’ Wives Club

Not the Joy Luck Club or “Eat, Pray, Love”, but the Pastors’ Wives Club (a meeting of pastors’ wives, both seasoned and new, to fellowship together in the spirit of sharing and accountability)!  We’ve asked Susan Kim (wife of Korean-speaking congregation head pastor Paul Kim) and some of our newest pastors’ wives to give us…

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