Staff and Leadership

We’d love to hear from you! All Staff and Leadership of St. James can be reached by calling the church office at 503-227-2439.


Full-Time Staff


Pastor David Knapp
Office Hours:  Monday-Thursday




Cantor Joseph Z. Pettit
Office Hours: Tuesday-Friday



Director; St. James Child Development Center

Patrick Earnest
Office Hours:  Monday-Friday



Front Office Assistant

Morgan Shimshak
Office Hours:  Monday-Friday




Part-Time Staff


Parish Administrator

Karin Hatch, M.S.
Office Hours:  Monday; Wednesday-Friday




Sharon Kurtz
Office Hours:  Monday-Tuesday



Director of Jazz Ministry

Mike Horsfall




Nurse; Foot Care Ministry

Scott Keane, R.N.
Office Hours: Tuesday-Wednesday




Volunteer Property Manager

Larry Larsen





Church Leadership

Congregational President:  Carl Cottingham
Congregational Vice President:  Kathleen McDonald
Congregational Treasurer:  Becky Bolt
Church Council Secretary:  David Zellmer