dr. James r. brooks, lead minister

Dr. Brooks taking the ALS ice bucket challenge ... 35lb of ice, 20 buckets of ice water, $400.00 for ALS

Enjoy Dr. Brooks' blog HERE

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We are proud of James’ accomplishments and service:

• Completed the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage, Spain, 2018

• 2017 Lilly Clergy Renewal Grant recipient. 

• Chaplain for the Edwardsville Police Department since 2005

• Coaching and Mentoring ministers and new church starts. 

• Chairperson of various regional and area ministries

• Past President, Edwardsville / Glen Carbon Ministerial Alliance, 2005 to 2007

• past Member of YMCA Board of Directors

• past President Edwardsville YMCA Board of Directors, 2012-2013

• Member of International Conference of Police Chaplains - 2009 to present

• Member of Board of Directors of the Edwardsville / Glen Carbon Chamber of Commerce - 2013