Colleen Kyung Seen Chun

Colleen Kyung Seen Chun, b.1949, was the first woman of Asian descent received in full connection.  Of Korean descent, she was born in Hawaii. She described receiving her call at age 13 but being confused because she did not know women could be ministers. She learned otherwise as an adult and was received into full connection in 1983 in the California-Pacific Annual Conference.   She spent many years as a pastor at Trinity United Methodist Church in Pearl City, Hawaii.

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Her  biography on the General Commission on Archives and History’s website

A Los Angeles Times  feature article on her and one of her early assignments