James is part of the Athey Creek Pastoral Care Team and serves as the Westside Pastor, covering counseling, weddings, memorials, etc. for those in (and anywhere in between!) Beaverton, Hillsboro, Sherwood, and Newberg. James also serves as leadership liaison/coordinator for onboarding and training new elders and deacons. He also serves as a Governing Elder. James and his wife, Angela, have three sons and three grandchildren. In 1 John 4:19, we read that we love because He first loved us. James feels blessed to be loved by God and to have the opportunity, in his role on staff at Athey Creek, to share His love and His Word with others.