Levi holds a Bachelor of Music from Wheaton College as well as a Master of Divinity from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is currently pursuing a doctorate at the Webber Institute for Worship Studies. He has studied organ and piano, and has experience in conducting orchestra, adult and children's choirs, as well as handbell ensembles. Originally from Wisconsin, Levi and his wife, Anna, now call Louisville home.
Interim Preaching and Teaching Lead
Mark Hampton holds a Bachelor of History from the University of Louisville, as well as a Master of Divinity from The Louisville Presbyterian Seminary. He enjoys studying and reading the theology and life of Martin Luther. Mark is also the current church council president and has been a life-long member of St. James Church with his wife Angela.
Handbell Ensemble Director
Donna Vaughn is the director of the St. James Church Handbell Ensemble where she served as Music Minister/ Organist before retiring. Donna and the Handbell Ministry of St. James Church will celebrate 50 years of faithful ringing on September 22, 2019. Donna has been an active member of the Handbell Musicians of America since 1970, and has served as Kentucky State Chair, Clinician, and Mentor. She holds a degree in Organ and Church Music from the University of Louisville School of Music, and has taught piano and organ. Donna and her husband Elvis have 2 Daughters 2 Sons, and 3 Granddaughters.
Join Our Ministry Team
- St. James Church is initiating a pastoral search. While description and application information are not yet available, those interested may contact the church office.
- St. James Church hires one or two interns every school semester. Roles range from pastoral ministries of preaching, visitation, and study to music ministries of handbells and choir. High school graduates in further education settings should contact the church office to apply.