James Thomas became our pastor in 2008. While he was born in Rochester, NY his family moved to Lewistown when he was four years old. He attended Lewistown schools and graduated from the Lewistown Area High School.
He got his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA with dual majors in Communications and Psychology. He earned his Master of Divinity from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, IL and has served churches in Mundelein, IL, Duluth, MN and Downingtown, PA.
Pastor Thomas was single when he arrived in 2008, but married his wife Devon in December of 2011. He and Devon met when they were both leaders at presbytery-wide youth activities in Donegal Presbytery.