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Sunday Services at 8:30 and 11:15
Seeking the renewal of all things through Jesus Christ

Walter Kim

Pastor for Leadership

Walter Kim is a minister, scholar, and thought leader with a passion to see the Gospel impact lives, transform communities, and change culture. He is an inspirational and collaborative team leader with more than 25 years of experience and a proven track record of making and empowering disciples of Christ in diverse settings. He has a demonstrated ability to influence, shape, and drive the public discourse on the significant intellectual, cultural, and social issues of the day.

Walter was most recently Lead Minister at Park Street Church in Boston, one of the oldest evangelical churches in the U.S. He led ministry operations, including setting the vision for programs, strategic planning, and managing a team of pastors, ministry directors, and administrative staff. Prior to that position, he had also served as associate minister, minister of adult education, and minister of small groups at Park Street. In his time at Park Street he led in several areas. Examples include serving on the Strategic Discernment Committee to develop the church’s vision and goals, developing and launching innovative educational programs, and serving on the team that launched the church’s disabilities ministry.

Walter received his B.A. from Northwestern University in philosophy and history; his master’s of divinity from Regent College in Vancouver; and his Ph.D. from Harvard University in Near Eastern languages and civilizations. He has served on the board of the National Association of Evangelicals and on the Professional and External Relations Advisory Council of Gordon College. He also serves with Civilitas Group, which is dedicated to the influence of the Bible and the role of the church as a means of bringing healing and cohesion to society.