Our Staff

 

Scott Ailes, Senior Pastor
work: 765-676-5182
email: pastorscott@jamestownchristianchurch.net

Scott is a 1986 graduate of Western Boone High School and also attended Indiana State University.  He graduated with honors in 2004 from Ashland Theological Seminary in Ohio where he earned a Master of Divinity degree.  Scott has served as Senior Pastor of Crossroads Community Church in Bradenton, FL, as well as serving with churches in Nappanee and Goshen, IN.  In April 2014, he received his ordination from the National Association of Christian Ministers.  Scott is also very active in the community serving as the Senior Law Enforcement Chaplain for the Boone County Sheriff's Office and on-call Chaplain for Witham Health Services as well as being a local advocate for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Scott and his wife, Michelle, have 7 children, 3 granddaughters and 3 grandsons. "I am extremely happy to be back in the community where I grew up", says Ailes. "The future for this church and this community are very bright and I am blessed to be a part of it!"

Teresa Schafer, Administrative Assistant
work: 765-676-5182
email: info@jamestownchristianchurch.net


Teresa is a 1985 graduate of Western Boone High School. She grew up in Jamestown where she lived for 18 years. In February 1986 she earned her diploma in Dental Office/Assisting from (PCI) Kaplan University. She spent 12 years as a paraprofessional within the Lebanon School Corporation. Teresa is currently an Indiana Mentor and Volunteer Advocate for the American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA). Teresa and her husband Ron were married in June 1986 in Roachdale,IN. Ron was in the US Air Force at the time (12 yr. Veteran). After Ron left the service, they moved to Lebanon, IN where they still live today. They have a daughter Kelli, a son Ron III and a son Jake. Kelli has given them 3 lovely granddaughters, Satine, Trinity, and Ayla.  "I am so happy  to be back in the community where I grew up and doing what I love to do...serving others"!

Chuck & Amber Crowley, Senior High Youth Sponsors
email: info@jamestownchristianchurch.net

Chuck and Amber Cowley, and their two children: Julia (11) and Jonas (14), are blessed to be part of the Jamestown Christian Church family.  Both taught elementary school for over ten years in MSD Wayne Township Schools.  Chuck and Amber served as High School Life Group leaders for 6 consecutive years at their former church and also have youth work experience as coaches and volunteers in the Tri-West Youth Soccer Club. In addition, Chuck has learned a great deal about youth and leadership from his experiences serving as a Summer Science Camp Director, and Amber has college ministry intern experience from her undergraduate years at Purdue.  Chuck currently serves as a realtor at Carpenter Realty in Brownsburg, IN, while Amber serves as a Special Education Teacher at Hattie B. Stokes Elementary School in Lebanon, IN.  They and their children are residents of Pittsboro, IN, where the family stays very active with the kids’ soccer and other community events.
 

Julie Thompson, Children/Jr High Youth Sponsor
email: info@jamestownchristianchurch.net
 

 Julie is a 1985 graduate of Western Boone High School. Julie grew up in Jamestown and in the church.  She now lives in Lizton with her husband, John, and they just celebrated 30 years of marriage. They have 3 kids and 2 grandchildren.  In 2020 she will be celebrating her 35th year at Liberty Mutual Insurance. She has served as the VBS director for 14 years and has worked with all ages of the youth for over 20 years.  She helps teach the Revelation Study with her husband on Sunday evenings. Julie says “I love the opportunity to get to teach all ages of kids about Jesus”.