Charting a new course
A Florida native, Wesley Sun received a bachelor’s degree from Stetson University in religious studies and philosophy before arriving at the Divinity School. He planned to earn an MDiv and then pursue doctoral studies, but decided on a ministerial career after completing two bouts of fieldwork: the first at a nearby African American congregation, the First Baptist Church of Chicago, and the second at two homeless shelters in the city. After graduation, Wesley became a Lilly resident in pastoral ministry at Hyde Park Union Church; today he is a pastor at that same church and the director of spiritual care at Jackson Park Hospital in Chicago.
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Listen to Wesley’s sermon “The God, the Man, and the Vine.”
Read a selection of Wesley’s essays in the Hyde Park Union Church monthly bulletin: one on the biblical description of Pentecost; a second on the power of Ash Wednesday; and a third about Jackson Park Hospital and its relationship with Hyde Park Union Church.