Through sermons, quiet hours, and other efforts, the clergy administer to the parish’s spiritual well-being.

  • Priest-in-Charge: The Reverend Clarence E. Butler, Ph.D.


Officers address the concrete needs of the church, such as building maintenance and financial concerns.

  • Senior Warden: William Brathwaite, Jr.
  • Junior Warden: William Parsons, III
  • Treasurer: Dr. Elisabeth Curtis
  • Clerk: Dr. Catherine Muldoon


A parliament of lay members, the vestry offers community insight (along with their time, labor, and love) to refine and realize the church’s vision.

  • Kathy Moore
  • George McCray


Music is critical to St. James’ ministry. Talented people (with the help of many volunteers) make it happen.

  • Organist: Frederick MacArthur
  • Violinist: Louis Steptoe