In May, the District Connectional Ministries Team approved Rev. Luke Rhyee (former pastor of Columbia Korean UMC), Missionary to Guatemala with the Mission Society, as our official Columbia District Missionary. Luke has a non-profit called Healing Guatemala.
The Rev. Luke MoonTaeg Rhyee M.D. graduated from CNU Medical School in Korea and worked as a medical doctor. He also graduated from Duke Divinity School and is in full connection with the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church as an elder.
Currently, he serves the people of Guatemala, mostly Mayan people, in Quetzaltenango as a president and executive director of Healing Guatemala with his family.
He has his wife, SunHee Kim R.N., S.W., and three boys, Daniel Lee, 4; Andrew Lee, 6; and Joshua Lee, 11.
To get more information;
To support the mission;
Payable to Healing Guatemala
P.O. Box 1835
Duluth, GA 30096
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UMCOR is currently working with disaster coordinators and early response teams to provide relief to the many victims of hurricane/tropical storm Harvey. We will continue to update this page and UMCOR social media as we receive new information.
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