Pastor Sam Yun

Also known as P. Sam, he is the planting pastor for EMBRACECHURCH. His duties include preaching, vision casting, raising up leaders, counseling and setting the primary spiritual heartbeat of the community. P. Sam is father of two, lover of all sports with a net, follower of Jesus, and immensely broken but constantly...

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Emily Fan

Emily serves as the Leadership Council Chair. Bright, enthusiastic and super-organized, she brings an amazing gift of detail-oriented leadership. When she is not helping change the world through her work in the non-profit industry, she loves to spend her time enjoying conversations with friends or cuddling with her furry family...

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Hans Cho

Hans serves as the Lay Leader for EMBRACE. He inspires our community with encouragement, faith and great insight. Talented, funny and born entertainer, he never tires of making his friends laugh. When he is not busy expanding his meat distribution business, he likes to follow all sorts of sports and,...

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Augustine Yoo

Aug serves as our chair of the Staff Parish Relations Committee. That sounds pretty cryptic, we know. But simply put, he is our key leader in charge of overseeing the well-being and well-serving of the staff. He is the one who ultimately “has the Pastor’s back”, and at the same...

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Sarah Yoo

Sarah is our finance genius of the team. An expert (and lover) of all things Excel, she is responsible for making sure that our stewardship and financial management is faithful and fruitful. Plus, she’s better at math than the rest of us! Sarah is married to her husband, Augustine, and...

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Minjung Cho

Minjung, aka MJ…aka Terry, serves as our optimistic and exuberant leader called to help us bridge life within the church to the neighborhood outside of the church. Her aim is to help us fulfill the call of all disciples to be “salt and light in the world”. Genuinely sweet and...

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Peter Kim & Rica de Jesus

Peter and Rica are more than a lovely couple… they are a power couple. A force to be reckoned with! One contains a genuine and humble curiosity, and the other a “go get ’em” type of spirit. Together, they have a heart for helping people and making a true difference...

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Brian Kang

Also known as BJ, Brian is tall not just in physical stature, but especially in spiritual maturity. BJ has the gift of compassion and counseling. He brings to our team the type of wisdom that comes from having experienced growth in faith through real life experiences – both good and...

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Jason Lee

Also known as Jelly, Jason serves as our Small Groups Coordinator. A natural extrovert and incredible evangelist, Jason loves reaching out to people and loves it when people reach out to each other. He has an incredible heart of faith, is always encouraging, and more thank anything, loves community. Jason’s incredibly...

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James Lee

Most people know him as Baby James. Some consider him a Champion of Industry. Few people know what that actually means. James himself isn’t one of them. But what James does know is the heart of worship. He serves our ministry as the coordinator of our Creative Arts Team and...

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Mike Lee

Former star and finalist on America’s Got Talent, Mike is responsible for making worship sexy. With his smooth and silky voice, Mike leads the EMBRACE community each week in heartfelt songs of worship. His passion is without a doubt music, and that coupled with his desire to glorify God, makes...

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Debbie Kim

Debbie is world traveler and our resident artist. With a keen eye to detail and a heart full of compassion, she is able to see and extract beauty in creation and in people. She serves the EMBRACE community in the area of Media and Visual Direction and is the creator of...

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