Meet our Church Staff & Board
Rev. Randall L. Robinson has served as lead pastor since July, 2011. A graduate of Oral Roberts University and O.R.U. School of Theology, he was ordained in 1983, has served churches ranging in size from 40 to 800+ members. He has also served as a district superintendent. Pastor Randy’s ministry is to lead St. James to become a healthy, growing, spiritually vital, risk-taking center for making and equipping disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.
He is married to Laura B. Robinson and together they have two daughters, Rachael and Sarah. Rachael’s children are Carrick and Liliana. Sarah is married to Dan Zalipski and they have a daughter, Adelin Rose.
Gregory Boylan grew up in Illinois and graduated from Bradley University in 2002 with a B.S. in Civil And Environmental Engineering. He then attended the lliff School of Theology in Denver, Colorado, where he completed a Master’s degree of Divinity in 2006.
Previous appointments include Belleville St. Matthew UMC (associate 2008-2011) and Manito Community UMC (Lead 2016-2018). He is honored to be a part of our 100-year celebration and is looking forward to what God will do next at St. James UMC.