Leadership and Staff

Current and Future Elders

Chul Yoo, Senior Pastor

Chul was installed as the lead pastor at Christ Community Church in June 2015.  Chul has worked at a Christian substance abuse center in South Carolina and has pastored in Illinois and Georgia. He is married to Lauri, his college sweetheart, and they have three children: Sophie, Theo, and Chloe.  He studied at the Moody Bible Institute, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and Duke University.

Email: chulyoo@cccolney.org
Twitter: @ChulHYoo

Chul Park

Chul grew up in Philadelphia and moved to the DC area in 1992 to attend graduate school at Georgetown University (PhD in Economics).  Shortly after settling into the area, he began attending and then committed himself to Christ Community, where he was baptized and currently serves.  Despite having lived in the DC area longer than in Philadelphia, he remains dedicated to Philly sports teams.  He is an assistant director at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.  Chul and his wife, Joanne, have a daughter named Leah.

Staff

Chul Yoo, Senior Pastor

Chul was installed as the lead pastor at Christ Community Church in June 2015.  Chul has worked at a Christian substance abuse center in South Carolina and has pastored in Illinois and Georgia. He is married to Lauri, his college sweetheart, and they have three children: Sophie, Theo, and Chloe.  He studied at the Moody Bible Institute, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and Duke University.

Email: chulyoo@cccashton.org
Twitter: @ChulHYoo

Peter Kim, Pastoral Assistant

Peter is the current Pastoral Assistant at Christ Community. He graduated with a B.A. in Economics at the University of Maryland, College Park and received a Pharm.D. from the University of Maryland, School of Pharmacy. At church, he serves as a worship leader and college group leader. He enjoys working as a pharmacist, but his passion lies within missions and the spread of the gospel. Peter and his wife, Tina, have a daughter named Evangeline and a son named Oliver.

Email: peterkim@cccashton.org

Beth CliftonBeth Clifton, Church Office Manager

Beth, a native Kentuckian, attended the University of Kentucky and graduated from the University of Maryland University College with a B.S. in Management Studies. Beth retired from her position as Senior Accounting Manager at the Commonweal Foundation (now the Bainum Family Foundation) several years ago, and this is a retirement job for her. She has been married to Pastor Gayle Clifton for over 50 years, and they have two adult children.

Email: bethclifton@cccashton.org