Staff at Covenant
The Rev Michelle James lives in Grosse Ile MI. She has served churches in Michigan, Virginia, North Carolina and Ohio as Associate Pastor, Pastor and Co-Pastor (with husband, Tom). Tom and Michelle have three children: Emma, Annie, and Charissa and two dogs, Jack and Duke, who add lots of energy, laughs and hair to their lives. Michelle is part-time Stated Supply Pastor at Covenant and part-time Event Support Specialist with Rise Against Hunger. In her spare time, she enjoys dirt therapy, hanging out with the fam, attending the girls' volleyball games, and playing silly computer games.
Music Director Jeff Day began his music ministry as a youth at his home church, Southminster Presbyterian Church in Taylor, Michigan, where his father, Cletis Day, had served as the church’s first music director. Jeff later served the same church as music director for several years. He earned his bachelor’s degree with a major in history from Alma College. Jeff spent over twenty years in Southern California, during which time he worked on staff at the Los Angeles Opera and the San Diego Opera, and served as Director of Music for North Hollywood Presbyterian Church. He returned to Michigan in 2000 and has served as director of music for this church for 17 years now (2019). Jeff is also the curator of the Lincoln Park Historical Museum in Lincoln Park, Michigan.
Carol Peters is the church secretary at Covenant Presbyterian Church.