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Jim Sallie // Pastor

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Growing up in Lubeck, Jim met his eventual wife, Becci, at Wood County 4-H Camp. As they married in 1987 the couple moved to the New River Valley region of Virginia. Jim spent 17+ years in the Lube Center business. Jim’s growth in Christ was developed serving the local church, the Walk to Emmaus and Alpha.

While serving The River as an Associate Pastor, Jim attended Reformed Theological Seminary in Charlotte, NC in 2007 upon selling his business. The work toward Master of Divinity continues. He was ordained as a Presbyter in PEAR USA in December 2012.

Jim and Becci are enjoying getting reacquainted with their home town. The couple has three children college age and recently graduated with whom they love to spend precious time.

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