A community gathered around the love of Jesus and sent into the world to serve since 1886
March 26, 2023
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A message from Our pastors:
Join us for worship on Saturday Evening at 5:00 pm or Sunday morning at 8:30 & 10:45 am. Communion is served on the 2nd and 4th Weekends of each month. We also stream our 8:30 am Sunday worship service on our YouTube Channel, StJamesVerona.
We received New Members on Sunday, October 16, 2022.
We will welcome new members again in the Spring of 2023. Please email the church office if you are interested in attending and/or joining St. James. You may also reach us via telephone at (608) 845-6922.
Kurt Billings, Pastor
[email protected] Pastor Kurt began his ministry at St. James in September of 2001. Kurt and his wife, Lori, have two children, Andrew and Emily. Pastor Kurt grew up in a…
Peter Narum, Pastor
[email protected] Peter began his ministry at St. James in 2006. He and his wife, Betsy Teigland, were married in 1986. They have two adult children, Ingrid and Soren. Peter and…
Michelle Lichty, Parish Administrator
[email protected] (608) 845-6922 x 232 Michelle has been a member of St. James since 1997 and began her work at St. James in September 2007. She and her husband, John,…
Susan Zimmer, Office Assisant
[email protected] (608) 845-6922 Sue is a former English & speech teacher and retired home health care administrator. She and her husband Greg have lived in Verona for over 43 years…
Heather Pearl, Director, St. James Preschool
[email protected] (608) 845-6922 ext. 235 Heather is the Director of St. James Preschool and was hired in December 2013. Heather has a degree in Elementary Education with a minor in…
Holly Parker, Director of Youth Education Ministries
[email protected] (608) 845-6922 ext. 223 Holly has been a member of St. James since 2013 and has served as the Director of Youth Education Ministries since 2017. She has also…
Barbara Rasmussen, R.N., Parish Nurse
[email protected] (608) 845-6922 ext. 234 Barb joined St. James as a staff member in July 2013 and oversees home visitations to homebound members, bereavement ministries and works alongside the Caring…
Paulette Spoon, Director of Music
Paulette has been active at St. James since joining the congregation in February of 1996. Paulette works for the Verona Area School District as a physical therapist. Paulette and her…
Alex Ford, Organist
Alex is the primary organist at our traditional worship services in addition to playing for funerals and weddings.