Following an interview on Monday, 4 February 2019, the Board of Regents extended a solemn call to Rev. Min Kim of St Albert, AB, to serve as Assistant Professor of Theology at CLTS. (Professor Esko Murto will vacate the position in June 2019 in order to return to his native Finland to take up a parish pastorate.)
Rev. Min Kim (48) is a native of Korea who moved to Canada in 1995. He is a graduate of Seoul Theological University (BA Theol. 1995) and Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary, St. Catharines (MDiv, 2002). He is pursuing a ThD at Trinity College, University of Toronto.
Rev. Kim served as pastor of Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Beamsville, and St Matthew’s Lutheran Church, Smithville, ON (2002-05); pastor of Korean Lutheran Church, Toronto (2005-08); District Inter-Cultural Missionary for the Greater Toronto Area, (2008-09); and as a vacancy pastor of various congregations during his subsequent full-time graduate studies. Since 2014 he has been a chaplain in the Canadian Armed Forces, currently serving at CFB Edmonton. Rev. Kim is married to Kay, with whom he has two children (Paul, Gloria). In addition to Korean, he is fluent in English and competent in French.
Please support Rev. Kim with your prayers as he deliberates on this call.