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Bishop Hee-Soo Jung
Bishop Jung currently serves on the UM General Board of Discipleship, JustPeace, the UM National Hispanic Plan and the UM Korean National Plan.
August 22, 2012
August 15, 2012
June 28, 2012
Before his election, Bishop Jung served as a district superintendent in the Wisconsin Conference for eight years and chaired the Department of Religion and Philosophy and was Dean of the University Chapel at Kangnam University and Seminary in Kyungki-Do, Korea.
Jung has served as pastor of congregations in Wisconsin, California, Texas and Korea and was responsible for establishing a new Korean congregation at University United Methodist Church in Madison, Wisc.
Known across the denomination for his work on refugee, immigration, cross-cultural and interfaith relations issues, Jung has been a board member of the General Commission on Christian Unity and Inter-Religious Concerns and General Commission on United Methodist Men.
Ph.D. – University of Wisconsin (Madison, Wis.)
M.A. – Institute of Buddhist Studies (Berkeley, Calif.)
M.A. – Dongguk University Graduate School (Seoul, South Korea)
B.Th. – Methodist Theological Seminary (Seoul, South Korea)