Reverend James G. Pugh

The Reverend James G. Pugh has been newly appointed as Pastor of St. Luke’s United Methodist Church in St. Michaels, MD, and Royal Oak Community UMC, Royal Oak, MD. During a ministry that spans over 23 years, Reverend Pugh, a Baltimore native, has served congregations in Anne Arundel, Montgomery, Caroline, and Queen Anne Counties. After serving his country in the U.S. Navy, Reverend Pugh graduated from Hofstra University, NY with a Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy. He holds a Master’s Degree in Theological Studies from Wesley Theological Seminary, Washington, DC. His wife Anne, a Western Pennsylvania native, retired on June 1st as Sales and Marketing Director for 5 Star Senior Living. She is a Sign Language Interpreter for the Deaf and holds a Master’s Degree from Gallaudet University, Washington, DC.

Reverend Pugh has played championship senior softball for 3 decades and his wife is an avid gardener. Reverend and Mrs. Pugh have three children and four grandchildren.