HeyYoung accepted the associate pastorate at FUMC in July 2004. Previously she had served as pastor of Centenary United Methodist Church in Berlin, New Jersey.
Pastor Horton was born and educated in Seoul South Korea. Upon graduation from college, she became a missionary and served in Nepal. In order to better understand the cultures where she served, she had to give up many aspects of her culture and learn other languages. She gained many valuable life experiences that enabled her to better serve Christ.
HeyYoung earned a Masters of Divinity from Princeton Theological Seminary.
She is married to Gary Horton. They have twins, born in 2002.