Staff and Directions

Sung Yoo, Pastor

 
Sung was born and grew up in South Korea. Sung earned a Bachelor in Theology degree at The Methodist Theological Seminary in Seoul, South Korea. He came to the United States in 1998 and earned a Master of Divinity degree at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary in Evanston, Illinois, and a Doctor of Philosophy degree at The University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia. Sung started his full-time ministry in 2003, serving Oakwood UMC, and was ordained as an elder in full connection to the Virginia Annual Conference in 2008. Sung served Blacksburg UMC as associate pastor for two years, (getting acquainted with the Hokies), Emmaus UMC of Stratford Hills in Richmond for three years, and Regester Chapel UMC in Stafford for seven years. In 2020, Sung was appointed to our church. He likes playing table tennis and drums, watching movies with his family, and taking family trips to explore new places. Sung is married to Wonsoon. She is pursuing to be a licensed clinical social worker in the field of counseling. Sung and Wonsoon have one son, John, whom they call “John the Methodist.”
 

M. Angel Catalá, Youth Ministry Director

 

M was born in Puerto Rico of Afro-Caribbean heritage but was almost immediately moved to Philadelphia where he grew up. In 2015 M earned a Bachelor’s in Geography with an Interactive Media Minor from the University of Delaware. His focus as a geographer was international migration, including growing Latinx populations in the United States. In 2020 he earned a Master’s in Special Education from Marymount University with Honors. Solidifying his abilities to reach youth of all learning styles. Also in 2020, M accepted his call to pursue ordination as Deacon in the UMC. He received a Latinx Full-Tuition Scholarship to Wesley Theological Seminary, where he pursues a Master’s in Theological Studies with a Specialization in Theology and the Arts. M is also a largely self-taught Multimedia Artist. He began as a graphic designer but since exhibited paintings from Philadelphia to Vancouver, put on two works of performance art in Delaware and designed some pretty cool logos. He now focuses on creating video and animation as his creative outlet. He also has two amazing children, Blaise and Lander, who are both  musically talented and always get complimented by adults on their kindness.

 

Kaiti Mills, Director of Children’s Ministries

 

Kaiti has been a lifetime member of Sudley Church. She was baptized, confirmed and married here. In addition to being our Children’s Ministry Director since 2014, she also sings with the Praise Team and the Choir. Kaiti has three children and one grandchild who have also been brought up at Sudley Church. She strives to be an advocate for children and to be an integral part of their Christian development by using creative teaching methods that are current and fun. Kaiti also works full time as a Veterinary Technician for Small and Large Animals, and she has been in the Veterinary Industry since 1998. In her spare time, she is a local 4-H Leader, is a Certified Equine Massage Therapist, gives horseback riding lessons, and does professional photography. She also attends horse shows across the nation with her two daughters.

 

Eugene Iosilevich, Music Director

 

Eugene, music director and pianist for Sudley Church, has been involved in church music ministry consistently since 2000, serving as pianist for local churches and chapels throughout his eight years with the Army Band, and from 2008 as music director here at Sudley. His early training was in competitive classical piano which later evolved to include popular and contemporary ensemble styles such as jazz, rock, folk, r+b, funk, reggae, gospel, latin jazz and fusion, which served well to diversify his work with contemporary praise bands. Eugene studied at Berklee College of Music in Boston as well as Syracuse University and the Armed Forces School of Music (Little Creek, VA). His later experiences in the Army, especially during deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan, allowed Eugene to witness and be inspired by the sheer power of the Holy Spirit to minister through music as he was tasked to provide music for worship services (for all denominations) in extreme environments where soldiers were often hurting for spiritual nourishment, as well as state-side where families were aching from separation from and loss of deployed loved ones. As a civilian musician and music director, Eugene has kept that passion for both variety in musical styles and, more importantly, for creating a music ministry with a deep spiritual impact on the congregation he serves. Finding his musical and worship home at Sudley Church, and having witnessed firsthand the power of this church to change lives for Jesus Christ, he continues to encourage a creative and inclusive approach to both traditional and contemporary worship, while always building toward a higher musical standard to best honor our Lord as the Sudley Choir and Praise Team. Eugene is married with two sons and resides in Centreville, VA.

Linda Olson, Office Manager

 

Linda joined the church staff as Office Manager in January 2019. Prior to coming to Sudley Church, she served as the Connections Coordinator for ten years at Columbia Baptist Church in Falls Church, Virginia. Linda graduated from Mary Washington College with a BA in Economics and a concentration in Computer Science. She is married to Mark, who is the Pastor of Haymarket Baptist Church (HBC). They have two lovely daughters, a wonderful son-in-law, and a precious granddaughter. Linda enjoys using her administrative gifts to serve Christ here at Sudley. In her spare time, she serves in ministries at HBC, is taking sign language classes, walks often, and spends time with family and friends.

Anna Rowland, Nursery Care Provider

 

My husband, Nathan, and I moved to Northern Virginia with our 3 1/2 month-old daughter, Clara, back in late December 2015 from Vicksburg, MS. Nathan received a job offer in Reston, VA, so we packed our things and moved up here! It was a rough transition at first but then in 2017, we found Sudley UMC! We tried many other Methodist churches before trying Sudley, but they just didn’t feel like “home.” I grew up in a small Methodist church, Porter’s Chapel UMC, where most of the members were like family, and when we started coming to Sudley, we just knew this was the church. We officially became members in 2019, and we have met so many awesome people. Becoming a Sudley UMC member has definitely helped with my transition of being over 1,000 miles away from all my family back home! Pastor Sung and his wife, Wonsoon, are awesome, and so are all the wonderful people we have met.  I am so excited to start my journey as the Nursery Care Provider at Sudley that I may work on and strengthen my faith and knowledge in Jesus Christ, while I am also spreading the word of God to our beloved children.

 

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Church Address: 5308 Sudley Road, Manassas, VA  

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