Elected Officers

Elders

At St. James ruling elders, together with pastors, exercise leadership, government, spiritual discernment, and discipline and have responsibilities for the life of a congregation.  They are called out by the congregation and empowered by the Holy Spirit to serve for 3 year terms of office.  Each elder serves as a co-moderator of one of the 6 ministry divisions of St. James.
2018 Elders

Elder Doris Grant - Administration

Elder Samanthia Scott - Administration

Elder Cassandra Roper - Administration

Elder Ray Whaley - Discipleship

Elder Eugene Richardson - Discipleship

Elder Karen Prioleau - Fellowship

Elder Francis Bolds Jr. - Fellowship

Elder Corine Byrd - Fellowship

Elder Travonte Roberston - Worship

Elder Mae Lucas - Worship

Elder Frank Johnson - Service

Elder Nathanial Backman - Service

Elder Audrey Dawson - Evangelism

Elder Dale Williams - Evangelism

Deacons

The ministry of deacons as set forth in Scripture is one of compassion, witness, and service, sharing in the redeeming love of Jesus Christ for the poor, the hungry, the sick, the lost, the friendless, the oppressed, those burdened by unjust policies or structures, or anyone in distress.  At St. James the Deacons take insure that the Lord's Supper is prepared for celebration on the first Sunday of every month as well as assist in the planning and execution of our three annual revivals.  They are called out by the congregation and empowered by the Holy Spirit to serve for 3 year terms of office.
2018 Deacons

Deacon Lillian Martin - Co-Moderator

Deacon Keith Bright - Co-Moderator

Deacon Janita Gailard

Deacon Rhonda Hamilton

Deacon Mary Francis Richardson

Deacon Ferald Seymour

Deacon Keith Bright

Deacon Paul Ladson

Deacon Bernadette McNeil

Deacon Ronetta Richardson

Deacons Elanore Pinkney

Deacon Andrew Poinsette

Deacon Ruth Seabrook

Deacon Brandon Strapp 

Deacon Larosa Johnson 

Trustees

At St. James, trustees are responsible for securing and recording all funds received at any time by the church and maintain all church property.  They are called out by the congregation and empowered by the Holy Spirit to serve for 3 year terms of office.
2018 Trustees

Trustee Connie Williams - Co-Moderator

Trustee Darrell Whaley - Co-Moderator

Trustee Fredrick Gillard

Trustee Deboria Gourdine

Trustee Sandra Logan

Trustee Valerie Morton

Trustee Latricia Heyward

Trustee Donnia Richardson

Trustee Hezekiah Richardson

Trustee Jackie Singleton

Trustee Jacqueline Singleton-Brown

Trustee Marcella Whaley

Trustee Raymond Gillard

Trustee Keith Green