Jim Ballengee, Elder, Class of 2021
Jim Ballengee is a retired educator who served 42 years in schools in Delaware, California and Philadelphia, PA. He grew up as a member of a Presbyterian church outside the city and joined ASPC in the first class of Elders as the church began to grow again. He is married to Elaine, has three adult daughters and a three-year-old granddaughter. He spends a lot of time volunteering with two of our Mission partners – Broad Street Ministry and St. James School – and is the Southwest Region Moderator for the Commission on Ministry (COM) of the Presbytery of Philadelphia. In addition, he is very committed to the work he is doing with the West Philadelphia Presbyterian Partnership.