Tracy Caruso, Director of Children & Family Ministries
Tracy brings years of children’s experience to this vital role in our congregation. She has a deep love of children and families. She works with our congregation to develop our Godly Play program, connect with families, and expand the ways we engage spiritual formation for people at all stages of their faith journey.
Marina McLeod, Treasurer
Marina is a woman of many talents. She can also be found teaching math at Everett Community College. When not in the office tracking our income and expenses skillfully, she may be ringing bells or singing in the choir.
Carolyn Mullen, Music Director
Leading singing and musical groups from her teen years, Carolyn graduated from Western Washington University with a degree in Music Education with a concentration in Choral Conducting. Carolyn has 30 years of experience working with choral groups both in churches and in the community. A pianist since age 7 she enjoys playing jazz, classical and contemporary music.
She and husband Jim have two musical children, Zach and Keena, and live on a farm where they tend bees, dogs and beautiful growing things.
Kaitlyn Ronstadt, Pianist/Accompanist
Kaitlyn is almost a life-long Washington native and has lived in Whatcom county since she was 10 years old. She finished her undergraduate studies at Western Washington University in 2017, and is now working towards her graduate degree there as well. Besides music, Kaitlyn also loves to explore the outdoors using the many beautiful hikes and running trails around Bellingham.
Rev. Seth J. Thomas, Pastor
Pastor Seth Thomas has been with us at St. James since 2017. A native of the Pacific Northwest, Seth and has family have deep roots in our community and are grateful to find a home and place to serve in our congregation.
Seth graduated from Western Washington University and The Seattle School of Theology & Psychology. He loves Bellingham, an amazing community rich with people who vibrantly bear witness to the glory of God in their lives through their passion for the outdoors and love of art, music, and food. Seth is excited to begin this new chapter with St. James and faithfully pursue God’s vision for Bellingham with our church community!