Clergy, Staff & Leaders




photo Rev. Melissa Hall
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Rev. Melissa became a priest in 2003 after a long career in Nursing Administration that included positions at NYU, Lenox Hill, and Newark Beth Israel. A graduate of NYU and Union Theological Seminary, she served as a seminarian in 2001 and 2002 at St James under The Rev. Orion Davis, and was ordained at St. Stephen’s, Millburn.

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Audrey is a life-long member of the Episcopal Church. She began serving at St. James’ Church on the Feast of the Holy Name (January 1) in 2007. The primary focus of her ministry is children and youth. Her prayer is for all people, especially children, to make a deep connection with God that nourishes, strengthens, and challenges them to grow into the people God has called them to be.

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Sean joined the staff of St. James in March 2012. In addition to serving as organist of our Parish, he conducts the 15-voice Choir of Men and Women.

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Charlie Hoggard

Charlie grew up in North Carolina’s Northampton County and came to this area in 1984. Before joining our church staff in 2007, he worked for twenty-three years at Mountainside Hospital. There, Charlie’s pride in his work earned him the description “best floor man.” That same spirit of dedication carries over to his duties here at St. James’, where he enjoys what he does and the environment in which he works.

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