The Reverend Chung Soon Chang

The Reverend Chung Soon Chang


Let us remember with thanksgiving the life and ministry of Rev. Chung Soon Chang, 92, of Flushing, NY, who passed away peacefully on Monday, April 13, 2020.

Chung Soon was born on May 5, 1928 in Seoul, Korea. A boy who grew up in a time of war and suffering, he gave his life to God when he witnessed his father giving his life for his faith. He managed to immigrate to America with his wife and four children.

He served God through the Korean Methodist Church for over 30 years. After immigrating, he served in the Northern Illinois and West Michigan conferences before becoming a full member of the New York Conference in 1988. In New York, he served Korean UMC in Maspeth and Central Queens Korean UMC in Woodside. He retired from the New York Conference in 1999. In retirement, he served as president of the retired pastors organization. 

Chung Soon is survived by his four children: Donghae, Dongsun, Dongho, and Dongil Chang. He was predeceased by his wife, Mrs. Chung Chang, in 2008.