Our Elders


Sunny Kim, Elder

As a young adult, Sunny came to the US where the Lord saved him and blessed him with a wonderful family and engineering business. He is married to Ming and they have four children—Naomi, Joshua, Samantha, and Elizabeth. Sunny loves welcoming new visitors and spending time with his granddaughter Charlotte.


John Koh, Pastor/Elder

John is the lead teaching pastor at Bethany. He is married to Karna and they have five children—Daniel, Hannah, Rachel, Caleb, and Aaron. John graduated from The Master’s Seminary (M.Div, D.Min) and has been in pastoral ministry for 30 years. He enjoys spending time with his family, reading, golfing, and anything outdoors.


Don Lee, Elder

Don is married to Hyun and they have three children—Thomas, Jonathan, and Samantha. Don previously lived in Los Angeles and Shanghai as a writer for the LA Times, which he continues to do for the DC Bureau. Don enjoys traveling with his family, reading newspapers and books, and taking walks and biking.


Our Deacons


From L to R: Chang Lee (Outreach), Matt Park (Life Groups), Grayce Kim (Prayer), Eric Cho (Communications/Welcoming), Terry Kwak (Care), Scott Lee (Finance)


Our Pastoral Staff


John Kim, Pastor

John has been on staff with Bethany Church since 2013, currently overseeing the College-aged & Career group known as “Bridge.” He received his Masters of Divinity from Northern Seminary (Lombard, IL). John enjoys reading, fishing, photography and Chicago sports franchises.