New rector at St. James’ Episcopal Church

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By The Staff

St. James’ Episcopal Church in Pewee Valley recently welcomed a new rector, the Rev. Jim Trimble.  

Trimble is a Louisville native who worked in public broadcasting before becoming an Episcopal priest.

A graduate of Waggener High School and Murray State University, Trimble worked at several public radio stations in Kentucky and North Carolina. 

He began seminary studies in 2002 at the Episcopal Theological Seminary of the Southwest in Austin, Texas, graduating with a master of divinity degree.  He was ordained a priest in December 2005.

Trimble served as rector of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Madisonville and as associate rector at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church in Louisville. 

He and his wife, Sarah, have a 6-year-old son, Riley, and live in Crestwood.  

He began his parish life at St. James’ in March.