The Rev. KyungJa (KJ) Oh will become Bexley Seabury Seminary Federation’s director of field education and formation

Posted May 13, 2014

[Bexley Seabury Federation press release] Bexley Seabury Federation President Roger Ferlo announced May 12 that the Rev. KyungJa (KJ) Oh, a Seabury MDiv alumna (’00) and ens_051314_KyungJa (KJ) Ohcurrent DMin student, will become the Bexley Seabury Seminary Federation’s director of field education and formation. Oh is currently rector of The Episcopal Church of the Advent in Walnut Hills, Ohio in the Diocese of Southern Ohio.

Oh will join the staff on July 1 and be based at Bexley Hall in Columbus, Ohio, located on the campus of Trinity Lutheran Seminary. As director of field education and formation, she will oversee a comprehensive field education program, direct the seminary’s spiritual formation program, provide worship resources for students, and serve as an academic advisor and pastoral leader.

Oh has been a priest in the Diocese of Chicago and chaplain for the Oncology Department at Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights, Illinois. She has studied theology at Cambridge University in England and French literature at the Sorbonne, and holds a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from Illinois Wesleyan University. She lives with her partner, Melissa McNeill, and has two children and two grandchildren.