Rev.Dr.Richard Blue "Pastor Blue"
Pastor Blue is an ordained pastor with The North American Lutheran Church, Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ, and is endorsed by Augsburg Lutheran Churches and Augustana District of LCMC. He holds an Associate of Arts in Christian Ministry from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, a Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministry from Lincoln Christian University, a Master of Divinity from United Theological Seminary, and a Doctorate of Ministry in Apologetics from The Institute of Lutheran Theology. He has served in various ministry roles, including; senior pastor, church planter/mission developer, associate pastor, family pastor, youth pastor, camp counselor, and church custodian. He looks forward to sharing his knowledge of scripture, church, and practical theology with you! On a personal note, he is married to Rev.Amanda Blue, who serves with Life Line Youth and Family Serves, and together they have two children, Ricky Lee (6) and Anna Marie (2).
Joe comes to St James with a diverse background in Music. Joe has a Bachelor’s degree in clarinet performance from Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, OK and a Master’s degree in clarinet performance from Indiana State University. Not only is Joe a clarinetist, he is also a tenor. He has performed with the Sacramento Choral Society as a soloist for “Messiah” by G. F. Handel as well as Mozart’s “Great Mass in C Minor”. He also held the position of principal clarinet with the Folsom Symphony, Folsom, CA. He has experience teaching students of all ages and has been a woodwind instructor at Vincennes University. He is also an experienced church musician having served as Minister of Music in Bicknell, IN, Wichita, KS, Roseville, CA, West Sacramento, CA and Indianapolis. “My passion is for worship, it doesn’t matter what style or speed. Just give me a chance to worship my Savior. I’d gladly give up everything musical to praise God. Every musical instrument must be for the glory of God and to testify of His goodness. He stepped into my brokenness and gave me a reason to make music.”
Cindy Gregory serves as our church Treasurer since 2001. She has her Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Masters degree in Business Administration. She proudly served 6 years in the U. S. Army Finance Corps then served for 26 years with the Defense Finance and Accounting Service at Fort Benjamin Harrison in Indianapolis. She retired in 2015 and enjoys serving in the church.
Mynde Goble is our Administrative Assistant and has lived here in Greenfield for 20 years with her husband of 25 years and three kids ages 22, 18 and 16. Before working at St. James she was the Event Coordinator for the Indianapolis Air Show. When she isn’t busy, she likes to be at home with their dog and spend time with family. “I love Jesus with my whole heart and practice dying to Him daily.”