Our Pastor

Who is Zion’s Pastor?

Pastor Chang H. Yi came to Grand Forks Zion UMC in July 2012. He earned his Master degree in Divinity from Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington DC.

Chang married Youna Rhee in 2003 and has a daughter, Grace Sunwoo Lee (Yi) born in 2011. They live with two small puppies, Winnie (Shih-Tzu) and Sugar (Yorkshire Terrier).

He loves music so much and played the guitar in a hard rock band throughout his college years. He is interested in photography as well and spends his leisure time with his Pentax camera.

In the Dakotas Conference, Chang is serving on the Board of Ordained Ministry that is responsible for guiding and examining the candidates for ordained ministry.