Jim is a cradle Episcopalian. Jim worked for FedEx for 29 years. He has been a member of The Church of St. Edwards in Whitehall, Ohio for 30 years. You might say that Jim has been delivering the goods for a long time! He served for 20 years as St. Edward’s Senior Warden. During that time period, Jim was involved in cluster ministry, having helped form Columbus Community Ministries, the only urban cluster between St. Edwards, St. Paul’s, and St Johns Town street. Jim served as the cluster’s co-president for 9 years until St. Paul closed and the cluster dissolved.
The Church of St. Edward has been accomplishing Common Ministry using supply priests and lay preachers for the last 5 years. It has been working well for them, especially because of some unique partnerships that St. Edwards shares with its cultural and geographic neighbors. Jim has been a member of COCL for 7 years. He has 4 grown children and 10 grandchildren.