The Reverend James M. Clement
The Revd. James Clement (Father Jim, as we affectionately call him,) is our Interim Rector. Father Clement was born and raised in Charleston, South Carolina. His education includes the College of Charleston, where he received a bachelor’s degree in history and religious studies, as well as a master’s degree in history from its graduate school. He attended seminary at the College of the Resurrection in Mirfield, receiving a bachelor’s degree in Theology and Pastoral Studies, in conjunction with the University of Leeds in the U.K. He also received a Master of Divinity from Nashotah House Theological Seminary in Wisconsin. Father Clement has previously served as Rector at St. John, Kewanee; Canon Assistant at St. Paul, Peoria; and Interim at St. Anne, Morrison. For several years he was a hospice chaplain, providing care in central Illinois.