Angela Ying is Senior and Founding Pastor at Bethany United Church of Christ. She is the first Taiwanese American to ever be ordained as a minister in the United States. Before serving at Bethany, she served as the Associate Executive Presbyter in Seattle.
A graduate of Princeton, where she received the Preaching Award, The Reverend Ying has been a national keynote speaker and preacher. The Reverend Ying has been invited back to Princeton to be the preacher/pastor-in-residence for the Engle Institute. She has served on the Board of Directors of the Church Council of Greater Seattle, the Washington Association of Churches, and as a delegate to the World Council of Churches. Recently, The Reverend Ying received the Peace and Justice Award for her work and ministry from the City of Seattle in honor of leaders in Seattle on International Women’s Day.
The Reverend Angela Ying works locally, nationally and internationally for peace and justice with organizations of men, women and children of numerous cultures and backgrounds from around the world, seeking in all things to do justice, love kindness and walk humbly with God.