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Pastor Jim is originally from the Troy Annual Conference where he served several churches in upstate New York.  In 1989 he moved to Hawaii where he last served at West Kauai United Methodist Church on the Island of Kauai until being appointed to Borrego Community United Methodist Church in 2009.  He was an active member of the Borrego Minister's Association which he reorganized upon arrival in Borrego Springs and served as president for a few years.


Pastor Jim was appointed to West Covina UMC in July of 2015.   He is thrilled to be serving a multi-ethnic, multi-cultural congregation.


He is active in the Cal-Pac Annual conference and will be completing six years of service on the Board of Ordained Ministry where he serves as Registrar of Local Pastors. Pastor Jim is anticipating serving an additional four years   on the board at the Bishop's request.

Mission Statement

West Covina United Methodist Church is an Oasis for our community and a home for the soul.....where All are WELCOMED, NURTURED and EMPOWERED to go forth and participate with God in the transformation of the world!

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