Rev. Dr. Youngsoo An
Korean Language Associate Pastor (KLS)
Office Phone: 260-426-7421 ext: 105
Rev. Dr. Youngsoo An has been an Associate Pastor with First Presbyterian Church in Fort Wayne since 2010. He was ordained as a Presbyterian pastor in 1998 in South Korea, where his maternal great-great-grandfather became a believer at the beginning of Korean Christianity after attending a worship service held by missionaries from PCUSA.
Rev. Dr. Youngsoo An has a “very” Presbyterian family: his father and father-in-law are Presbyterian Ruling Elders and there are 16 Presbyterian Pastors/Teaching Elders among his close relatives. He moved to America in 2007 and served in a Korean American Presbyterian church in a Chicago suburb while attending McCormick Theological Seminary where he received his Doctor of Ministry degree in May, 2011.
He is a graduate of Pusan National University (South Korea) where he majored in Philosophy and was a member of the Pusan National University Chorus Team. He graduated from Presbyterian Theological Seminary (South Korea) with both M.Div and Th. M (Christian Ethics) degrees.
Rev. Dr. Youngsoo An has been married to Sunlim Shin for 23 years and they have two sons. Their eldest, Brian, is currently serving at Purdue Korean Presbyterian Church as a band member. Rev. An enjoys running and golfing and is currently serving as Vice-Moderator of the Whitewater Valley Presbytery.