Staff at Christ Church

Call us at 570-658-4312.

  • Senior Pastor

    James Matthews

    Jim Matthews has a passion for preaching the Word of God and equipping disciple makers. He has been married to his wife, Melanie, for 18 years and they have five adopted children, siblings from Colombia, South America and 2 foster children. 


    Jim was a youth pastor for nine years in Buffalo, MN.  He has also worked with Youth For Christ in Chicago suburbs.  Jim  has a Masters of Divinity from Bethel Seminary in St Paul, MN.  Jim attended Grace College in IN and has his bachelors in Youth Ministry with a minor in Biblical Studies.  He has a desire to serve God by serving the church.  He is a licensed minister in the Evangelical Free Church of America.

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  • Administrative Assistant

    Jenni Ulmer

    Jenni started as part of the staff at Christ Church in October of 2018 as an administrative assistant. This job includes preparing bulletins, newsletters, updating the website, scheduling, and many other projects. She has been attending Christ Church for 5 years now and is very happy to be where God has placed her. Jenni is married to Nathan Ulmer and has 2  children. She and her family enjoy serving at Christ Church, spending time with family, and camping. 

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