The Reverend James M. Clement, Priest
The Revd. James Clement (Father Jim, as we affectionately call him,) is our interim priest. 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 in Kewanee; canon assistant at St. Paul in Peoria; and interim at St. Anne in Morrison. For several years he was a hospice chaplain, providing care in central Illinois.
The Reverend Dee Goodale, Deacon
Deacon Dee’s ministry in the parish and world is to serve the poor, the needy, the disenfranchised, and the suffering, and to encourage the congregation to do the same. She also assists the Priest in the administration of the sacraments and the teaching of the faith. During the week, Dee serves as a clinical social worker at Palos Health Hospital in Palliative and Supportive and also with their hospice hospital team as needed. She also has a small private practice out of her home in Plainfield, IL. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of Illinois. Dee was ordained in 2008 by the Rt. Revd. Victor Scantlebury.
Nursery Care Worker