Our Ministry Team

Reverend Dr. Sterling Morse
Stated Supply Pastor

The Rev. Dr. Sterling Morse is a minister member of National Capital Presbytery serving as the Stated Supply Pastor at Church of the Redeemer and now, Northminster Presbyterian Churches. He served as the coordinator for African American Intercultural Congregational Support and Intercultural/Cross Cultural Ministries and Congregational Support for the Presbyterian Mission Agency, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).

He served as the pastor of Fifteenth Street Presbyterian Church in Washington D.C., as the Associate for Mission with National Capital Presbytery (NCP); and previously as pastor of Hope Presbyterian Church in Detroit, MI, and Congruity Presbyterian Church, Sumter, SC. He served as moderator of National Capital Presbytery, 2001, and the former Presbytery of Atlantic (an all-Black Presbytery prior to reunion) 1984. Presently, he serves on NCP Leadership Council, Personnel and Dismantling Racism committees.

A native of Chester, Pennsylvania, he matriculated at Cheyney University (PA), earning a B.A. in Political Science, the Master of Divinity from Johnson C. Smith Seminary at the Interdenominational Theological Center, Atlanta, GA, and the Doctor of Ministry from the Ecumenical Theological Seminary, Detroit, MI. He has extensive experience in anti-racism training, cultural proficiency, coalition building, conflict management, ecumenical and interfaith partnerships, and Myers-Briggs personality work. Sterling is married to Patricia Petty Morse, an attorney, and they have four children and twin grandsons.

Minji Kim, Music Director

Minji Kim, a native of South Korea, is currently pursuing a doc” photoshop:LayerText=”Minji Kim, a native of South Korea, is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in choral conducting at the University of Maryland. Prior to joining Northminster Presbyterian Church, she served as a scholarship singer at the Covenant Presbyterian Church in Lubbock, Texas as well as teaching choirs as a graduate conductor at Texas Tech University. While she was pursuing the masterΓÇÖs degree in choral conducting at the Ohio State University, she served as an interim choir director at the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Columbus and an assistant conductor for the Columbus International ChildrenΓÇÖs Choir in Ohio. At the University of Maryland, she currently teaches the University Chorale. She has also participated in many masterclasses including the conducting fellow experience with the Yale School of MusicΓÇÖs Norfolk Chamber Choir

Anne Pillay, Office Administrator



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