Pastor Jeney Park-Hearn

Jeney serves on staff as pastor of congregational care. She received her doctoral degree in pastoral care and counseling at Claremont School of Theology after completing the bachelors degree in psychology at the University of Michigan, the master of divinity degree at Princeton Theological Seminary, and the master of theological studies degree at Garrett-Evangelical. Her ministry experiences include hospital chaplaincy, English language ministries in Korean American UM churches, and pastoral counseling at The Clinebell Institute for Pastoral Counseling and Psychotherapy. Currently, she teaches at Seattle University in the School of Theology and Ministry as well as in the Matteo Ricci College.

Raised in a pastor’s family, she attributes her life of faith to the local churches of her childhood and adolescence and has a deep appreciation and love for the church. She is passionate about contributing to congregational life that is responsive to wholeness and authenticity.

In her down time, Jeney is an avid reader and enjoys hiking, browsing in bookstores, gardening, and exploring the beautiful outdoors of the Pacific Northwest. She lives in the suburbs of Seattle with her husband, Mark, and daughter, Emma.