our staff

Rev. James Lee

lead pastor

Rev. James Lee is from Sydney, Australia. He has been with Chara Community since 2018. He is married to Penelope Kim and is gifted with two beautiful children (Evelyn and Theodore). His passions include New Testament Studies and Homiletics.

Master of Arts (Moore Theological Seminary) Master of Divinity (Chongshin Theological Seminary) Bachelor of Science (University of Sydney)


Sammuel Moon

intern pastor

Sammuel Moon was born in Orange County, California but was raised in NOVA his whole life. He graduated from VT with a degree in Computer Science and is attending RTS for his MDiv. He enjoys music, hanging out with friends, and having good conversations. He currently works at Parsons as a software developer and is an intern pastor at Pilgrim Community Church.

Bachelor of Computer Science (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University)