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.