James Melville (Jim) Brown was
born October 3, 1950, in Morgantown, West Virginia. He graduated
from Winfield High School in Winfield, West Virginia in 1969. He
attended King College, Davis and Elkins College, and graduated from Marshall
University in 1976 with a bachelor of arts degree. He graduated from
Reformed Theological Seminary in 1984 with the masters of divinity.
Rev. Brown was married to
Miss Susan Lynn King on October 18, 1980. She is a native of Cooperstown,
New York. She is a registered nurse. They are the parents of
four children. Another child died in birth.
Rev. Brown began his ministrial
career as pastor of the Bethel, Camden, and Prosperity Associate Reformed
Presbyterian Churches in November 1984. He continued in this work
until 1987 when he accepted a call to a Presbyterian church in York, Alabama.
He is presently pastor of a church in Virginia.