Meet the Team


Our elders are the spiritual leaders at Park Bridgeport, providing pastoral oversight and biblical direction for our church family.

Kensen Lam

Bridgeport Pastor & Near South Regional Pastor
Churchwide Elder

Kensen has served as a Pastor for Park Community Church since 2010. Before this, Kensen was on the Pastoral Staff at Chinese Christian Union Church in Chicago's Chinatown. A graduate of Moody Bible Institute with a Master of Divinity, he is currently in a Doctor of Ministry program at Biola University. Kensen was born and raised in the Bridgeport area. Upon graduation from the University of Illinois at Chicago with a Bachelor's in Bioengineering, he married his college sweetheart, Susan, in 2003. They have four sons. Kensen loves Jesus, his family, and Taco Bell.

Paul Boye

Bridgeport Elder



Our staff is a passionate group of individuals whose desire is to use their talents to see the gospel transform our city and our world.

Kavin Chung

Music Coordinator

Kavin has been Bridgeport’s Music Coordinator since 2017. In his role, he oversees our music ministry to try to create a worshipful atmosphere each Sunday. He is also an office manager at Children’s Dental World, just a few blocks away from the Zhou B Art Center. Kavin was born and raised in the Detroit area, but has lived in Chicago since 2012.  His true loves are Michigan Wolverines football, Dungeons & Dragons, and AYCE sushi.

Christine Boye

Director of Community

Christine has been attending Park since early 2010 and has served in a number of leadership capacities over the years within Park. In her current role, Christine oversees our small groups, women's ministry, and supports family ministry. She started her professional career in full-time urban ministry on the west side of Chicago and has since stayed connected to her call to ministry in the city. Christine was born in Chicago, grew up & went to school through college right outside of the city, and has never lived anywhere else! She’s been a Southsider since 2015 and now lives in Bridgeport with her husband and three daughters.

Nicole Twu

Ministry Coordinator

Nicole has been Bridgeport’s Ministry Coordinator since 2018, but has called Park home since 2010. In her current role, she oversees church administration and ministry events. A lifelong Southsider, Nicole’s only time living outside of the Bridgeport area were her years in Urbana at the University of Illinois. Prior to joining staff, Nicole worked in medical research. She lives in Bridgeport with her husband and their two sons.

Brock Lockenour

Operations Coordinator

After years of faithfully serving our Sunday ministry teams, Brock joined staff as Operations Coordinator in 2022. He oversees our Connections Ministry and the setup of our weekend gatherings. Brock was raised in Central Illinois, coming to Chicago to attend Moody Bible Institute. He and Sami have previously worked in other ministries in the Bridgeport area. They’ve called Park home since 2019 and currently live in Bridgeport with their daughter, Lena.

Samantha Lockenour

Children's Coordinator

Sami has served in our children’s ministry for years, and officially stepped into the staff role in 2023. She is responsible for our Sunday morning Loop Kids gatherings, as well as ministering to our families throughout the week. A native of Central Illinois, Sami attended college at Moody Bible Institute and is currently finishing her Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Moody Theological Seminary. She and Brock have called Park home since 2019 and currently live in Bridgeport with their daughter, Lena.


Our deacons help address the basic physical and emotional needs of people inside their church and their community.