The American Baptist Churches of New York State Region is pleased to announce the calling of our new Executive Minister, Rev, Dr. James Kelsey. Dr. Kelsey has served as pastor of American Baptist churches in both Pennsylvania and Ohio. More recently, he and his wife Debbie Have served as ABCUSA International Ministries Missionaries in Italy, while partnering with the Italian Union to work with African Immigrants. Prior to that they served in Spain.
He and his wife Debbie have two sons , Luke who will be attending Denison University, Granville Ohio, in the fall and Ben who will be entering his Junior year of high school.
Jim and Debbie are both Graduates of SBTS in Louisville, Ky. Pre - Takeover