Executive Pastor / St. James UMC Montgomery


The Executive Pastor is responsible for the overall leadership and direction of church staff, leading all functional areas in the accomplishment of the church’s mission. This includes oversight of various Program Department heads, as well as planning, finance, administration, human resources, and operations. The person in this position is responsible to and serves under the immediate supervision of the Lead Pastor and would, in addition, have supervisory responsibility for the program and support staff of the church. St. James UMC Montgomery is a large membership church, located on a 60-acre campus in the fast-growing Pike Road / East Montgomery area of Alabama’s historic Capital City. St. James averages around 800 every week in worship, and a variety of ministries impact thousands of people in our community. We offer Sunday morning worship and study experiences, Children’s Ministries, Student Ministries, Women’s and Men’s Ministries, Weekday Preschool, Upward Soccer, Leap Gymnastics, Scouting, Celebrate Recovery, Life Groups, Young at Heart, Support Groups, Mission and Outreach opportunities, as well as many groups that use our facilities for community impacting events each week! We encourage you to apply to become a part of our staff team! For more information about any of these positions, as well as instructions on how to apply, contact Dr. Lester Spencer, Lead Pastor, directly at lester@sjlife.com (preferred method) or call Lester’s assistant, Laura Hughes, at (334) 481-0724.

Contact: Dr. Lester Spencer

Address: 9045 Vaughn Road Montgomery AL 36117

Phone: 3344810724

Email: laurah@sjlife.com

Website: http://sjlife.com/home