Intercity Church of Santa Maria

담임목사소개 (About Pastor Choi)

최진평 목사는 한국에서 직장생활을 하던 중, 1972년 12월, 한국정부가 실시한 정규유학생으로 도미하였다. 학교 공부를 하면서, 한편으로는 직장생활을 하면서, 과거 20 여년간 교회만 다니던 단계에서 주님을 진정으로 만나는 체험을 하였고, 그 후에 목사가 되었다. 현재 최 목사는 미국생활 47년째로 접어들고 있다(Pastor Choi came to the States in 1972 as a student chosen by the Korean government. As a student and full-time worker, he met Jesus Christ personally from the stage of “a church goer,” became a pastor and is living in the 47th year in the States).


배재고등학교 졸업(Paichai High School, Seoul, Korea)
한양대학교 토목공학과 졸업(Hanyang University, Civil Engineering; BS, Seoul, Korea)
루즈벨트 대학 컴퓨터 싸이언즈 졸업(Roosevelt University, Computer Science; BS, Chicago)
동대학 경영대학원 수료(Roosevelt University, Chicago; MBA Coursework finished)
무디 신학 대학 졸업(Moody Bible Institute; BA, Chicago)
디트로이트 신학원 졸업(Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary; MDiv. ThM)

Work Experience

동립산업 주식회사 근무(Dongrip Industry Inc.)
수원공업고등학교 교사(Suwon Technical High School Teacher)
인터컨티넨탈 직물회사 근무(Intercontinental Textile Corporation)
앤아버 한인교회 담임목사 8년 시무(Pastor of Ann Arbor Korean Church for 8 years)
현재 산타마리아 광명교회 29년째 시무(Currently Pastor of Intercity Church, Former Aurora Korean Baptist Church for 29th year)
현재 산타마리아 매리안 메디칼 센터 “커뮤니티 채플린”(Currently Community Chaplain of Marian Regional Medical Center)


주의 날(The Day of the Lord)
주의 나라(The kingdom of the Lord)

Co-worker, Prof. Eui Chung; Assistant to the Pastor

Prof. Chung is currently teaching Mathematics at Allan Hancock College as a tenured faculty. She is also teaching at Indiana Wesleyan University as an adjunct professor. Before moving to Santa Maria in 2006, she has been teaching at Cal-State University for five years. In 2016, she passed both exams for EA (Enlisted Agent) and CPA (Certified Public Accountant) and began a new career as an accountant while holding her current jobs. In 2017, she was recognized by Allan Hancock College as the Best Instructor of the Year.
As pastor Choi’s spiritual daughter, she was grown up through the Christian parents, well trained and equipped to be a servant for Christ.

“Beginning ALGEBRA with Critical Thinking,” Textbook for Community College and University. 1st and 2nd ed. Revised and augmented. Co- authored with Bernard Kolman, Arnold Shariro, Zia Khwaja, and Nazim Khwaja, 2007 and 2008.

교회 주소 (Information)

Address : 226 W. Dal Porto Lane, Santa Maria, CA 93458
TEL : Church 805-349-0059 / Cell 805-354-3942