Pastor Brian Schulz
Pastor Brian has been the Rector of St. James for two years. He also serves as the Canon for church planting for the Diocese of Western Anglicans. Brian has a passion to see people transformed and healed by the power of God. Prior to coming to St. James, he planted and pastored an Anglican church in Yucaipa, CA. Although Brian committed his life to Jesus when he was in high school, Brian has not always been a pastor. He was a Peace Corps volunteer in the Congo where he taught English; he worked in consumer products marketing in Atlanta and Beijing; and he worked in marketing consulting in New York City. He met his wife Julie at a Bible study in New York City. They have been doing ministry together ever since. They have a son Simeon, age 15, whose passion is football.
Business Administrator | Service Coordinator
Yessica joined our staff in September 2022 as an administrative assistant. After the pandemic, Yessica realized she didn’t want to spend her entire life working for a corporation that didn’t nurture her soul but instead wanted to work for something greater than herself. Yessica has been happily married for more than a decade and is the mother of two girls. Her family has a passion for outdoor adventures, but they also value their time spent studying God’s Word together.
Maryl De Milo
Minister of Church Life
Discipleship | Communication | Social Media
Maryl has been with St. James since 2020 and has a heart for spiritual growth. Trained in spiritual direction, Maryl engages church life with the question, “What is God doing?” This is always the first step in discernment. As the minister of church life here at St. James, Maryl empowers leaders to follow Jesus within their unique calling to the church body and their communities. She also leads the online community and guides spiritual training for those desiring to deepen their relationship with God. Maryl is from Missoula Montana, and also makes pretty decent margaritas.
Lead Graphic Designer
Publications | Media | Graphic Design
Janet has been our Graphic Designer since 2012. Graduated from California State University Dominguez Hills with a Bachelor of Arts in Art/Graphic design and a minor in Computer Art. She loves the fact that she can be creative and bring Glory to God in all she does.
Pastor of Musical Worship
Charles Maggs has served as choir director, organist, worship leader, accompanist, and handbell choir director for over 30 years. With a Bachelors’s degree for Music and a music teaching credential, he has assembled teams of musicians and directed the music for the first and second bishops of the Diocese of Western Anglicans. Mr. Maggs has been married to his wife Jill since 1992, and they have two sons.
Finance | Registrar | Special Services
In 1986 Carol and John attended a Life in the Spirit Seminar at St. James where they met the Holy Spirit and welcomed His power in their lives. They attended occasionally and slowly began forming friendships with the church family. Carol was asked in 1992 to work on the capital campaign for the new building and was director of finance until 2005. The Lord has called Carol home to serve at St. James as Registrar. She loves being part of the St. James Family and assists in administrative, financial, and worship service preparation. Carol loves playing Words with Friends and is on Level 3470 in Candy Crush.
Audio/Live Stream Producer
Service Producer | Tech Support
Sammy has been with St. James for quite some time and enjoys being part of the livestream services and overseeing the video recordings of the service.
Ruby first joined St James through an invitation to a women’s group in 2003 that inspired her love for the church. She came on board to use her gifts of hospitality to serve God’s church and the people of St James because she believes she was born to serve God in this particular way. She brings her passion for service and attention to detail to the caretaking and upkeep of the house of God. One thing many people don’t know about Ruby is that she loves to dance and teach others to groove to all kinds of music.
Henry has grown up at St. James attending youth group as a young man. He believes it has been God’s plan to be grafted into St. James from a young age to give his time and energy to support St. James. Henry has been a member since 2010 and continues to use his strength, gift of hospitality, and servanthood to the body of Christ. Something many don’t know about Henry is that he has a passion for race cars.
Rev. Jason Lyon
Rev. Jason Lyon is the assisting priest at St. James and the LA Deanery church plant lead for the Diocese of Western Anglicans. Prior to his seminary studies at Fuller Theological Seminary, Jason attended and graduated Trinity Law School hoping to pursue a legal career. Instead, Jason worked as an executive and consultant for several Orange County medical device companies. Jason and his wife, Michelle, have a heart for outreach ministry serving in their community. As a blended family, Jason and Michelle also provide support to separated, divorced, and step-families through their ministry Steps Toward Family. Together they raised six children, now all adults. In his leisure time, Jason enjoys reading and writing.