“There is hope for your future,” declares the Lord.

Gloria Yi

The Reverend Gloria Yi accepted the call to Hope Presbyterian Church in Mitchellville, MD in 2018 and is Hope’s fourth installed pastor.

Gloria was born in Seoul, South Korea; spent her childhood in South America; and her family immigrated to Philadelphia, PA when she was 12 years old.  Before the world wide web, Gloria was immersed in the diverse global culture and welcomes people from all walks of life.  Gloria experienced the joy of pursuing higher education, marriage, and motherhood.  She also experienced the grief of widowhood and the challenges of single motherhood for a decade.  Now she is happily remarried to Joey Gonzales with whom she is raising her favorite and only teenage daughter, Ella.

Gloria received her BA from Bryn Mawr College and her DMiv from Princeton Theological Seminary.  She serves on the Board of the Korean American Presbyterian Clergy Women (KAPCW) and in the Church Development Committee of the National Capital Presbytery.