Renewal Leadership

Joanna_Luke_099Luke Woo – Teaching Elder

Reverend Luke Woo was born in a small town in Korea but grew up in Downingtown, PA. He graduated with a BS in Biology from Penn State University and a Masters of Divinity at Westminster Theological Seminary. He is an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA). While working in clinical research, Luke had received a call to serve in Southeast Asia. After coming back from missions in 2011, Luke served the college ministry at Renewal West Philadelphia campus before coming to Devon to serve as the assistant pastor. He is happily married to the girl of his dreams, Joanna, who recently moved to the States to be a part of the Renewal family. They are both excited to see Renewal be a disciple-making church with a commitment to spread the gospel to the ends of the earth.

 

 

Joseph Hyun – Ruling Elder

HyunsJoe was born in Chicago, but was raised in the suburbs of Philadelphia. Having graduated from Penn State and Temple University, he currently works as a Physical Therapist at Shriners Hospital for Children. Joe has been attending Renewal since 1996 from the early days in West Philly, and has served as an elder at Renewal Devon since the church’s particularization in 2012. Joe oversees the Missions Board and is passionate to see folks welcomed, connected, and equipped as joyful followers of Jesus in an authentic community. He has been happily married to Grace since 2001 who is also a Penn Stater. They, along with their three children, live in Havertown where they actively participate in various school and community activities. Joe especially has a ball watching his kids play sports (and coaching when he can!) He also enjoys the great outdoors and exploring new campgrounds with his family. Last but not least, Joe loves (and lives) to eat.

 

 

 

Juwon Suh – Ruling Elder

Juwon Suh was raised in the Philadelphia area and has pretty much never left. He graduated from University of the Sciences in Philadelphia and works as a palliative pharmacist for Enclara Pharmacia.  Juwon started attending Renewal (formerly Emmanuel) in West Philly in 1993 and accepted Jesus as his Savior. Since then, he has actively served in many aspects of ministry including children’s ministry, missions, and now as an elder. Juwon and his wife Betty were married in 2005 and have been blessed with 3 children: Andrew, Emily and Lauren. They currently reside in Blue Bell. Along with spending time with his family, he enjoys running marathons, watching sports (go Birds!), and doing yard work.

 

 

 

 

Mike Reig – Deacon

ReigsMike grew up in Port Byron, Illinois and attended the University of Illinois. After law school, he practiced law in Madison, Wisconsin, where he worked for the Wisconsin Legislature and met his wife Amanda.  Today, Mike works with students as a college registrar in Philadelphia. Mike and Amanda have been with the Renewal family since its founding in West Philadelphia and joined our Devon church plant as our deacon. They both have a heart to establish more gospel-centered communities in the Greater Philadelphia Area. Mike is a lover of the outdoors, so let him know if you’re willing to join him for a peaceful morning fishing one of the local rivers! Mike and Amanda have two beautiful daughters: Cora and Lena, who both have a great fashion sense.