Married 35 years to Josette Dent, and with five children, Jim lives in Middletown since 1993, As a registered nurse, Jim manages a hospice team during the week. Josette is an itinerant teacher for the deaf and hard of hearing for FCPS.
Jim studied organ, piano, voice, orchestral instruments, music composition, and conducting at Oberlin Conservatory and at Oral Roberts University completing a B.A. in Sacred Music in 1980. He has served as adult choral, youth choral, orchestral, and hand bell director at several churches in the Frederick area over the past 25 years.
Jim wishes all of Christ’ family at FBC to find a song of God’s love in their hearts through song and instrument, and he welcomes your participation and ministry.