Welcome to Morningside UMC

Grace and peace to you, and welcome to Morningside United Methodist Church! We are a predominantly Korean / Asian American church based in New York City (Manhattan) near Columbia University. We seek to impact our larger community with the love of Jesus Christ. If you’re looking for a place of worship, for friends, for a deeper relationship with God, and for a place to call home away from home, come on down and visit us. We’d love to get to know you!




Friday, Oct. 28, 7:30 PM – Join us for a night of praise and prayer in our usual worship space, room 207. We will have individual and corporate prayer time. During the latter, we will specifically be praying for our upcoming fall retreat. All are welcome. Submit prayer requests to Anna Kang (

Thursday, Nov. 3, 7 PM – There will be a time of corporate fasting for our upcoming fall retreat. We will be fasting dinner the night before retreat (Thursday, November 3) as one body. We encourage the whole congregation to join us in fasting, even if you are not attending retreat. For those who would like to fast together that night, there will be a praise and prayer gathering at Christine Lim’s apartment in the UWS at 7 pm. Please email Anna Kang ( to get the address and details.

Nov. 4-6 – Register for the fall retreat at The retreat will be held at Camp Shiloh in NJ (1 hour from NYC). Rides available.


Reflection Groups
We have reflection groups after service every Sunday (except on the first Sunday of the month), so please stay for food and post-service discussion.

Praise Team Recruitment
The praise team is looking for new members. Whether you play an instrument, sing, or want to help out with audio and equipment, consider serving in this ministry. To find out more, please contact Tom ( or ask any of the current praise team members.

You have the option to tithe electronically and make Amazon Smile contributions to our church. For more details, go to

Meet with Pastor Shin
If you’d like to meet up with Pastor Shin, please email ( or call (212-870-2288) to set up time.

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