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About Sparta United Methodist Church

We are called to make maturing disciples

of Jesus Christ for

the transformation

of the world.

The reason Sparta United Methodist Church exists is to make God's love real in our church, neighborhood, community, and world.

As a faith community we are becoming

a congregation of people who:

Invite people to experience the love of God

and become disciples of Jesus Christ.

Equip disciples to be agents of God's

reconciling love in the world.

Care for one another in Christian community.

Send disciples as servants of Christ to participate

in God's transformation of the world.

Our Pastor

Hae-Jeong Yoon


Hae-Jeong, phonetically [ha jong], was ordained in 2018 at the Annual Conference in Modesto, California. She was born in On-Yang, South Korea. Pastor Hae-Jeong has an impressive educational background that includes a BA from Korea University in Seoul, where she studied English Literature. She next studied in Germany at Köln University, where she earned a Master's degree in musicology, and at Osnabrück University, where she earned a Ph.D. in musicology. After moving to the US, she studied at the University of Dubuque Theological Seminary, Iowa before transferring to the Pacific School of Religion in California, where she earned a Master of Divinity degree. Pastor Hae-Jeong has worked as a Clinical Pastoral Education Resident at California Pacific Medical center and is qualified as a professional Chaplin. Her son lives in Chicago, Wisconsin. She is a passionate preacher, skilled teacher, gifted musician, and a mighty prayer warrior.

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