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Jim Sumney


emailAssociate Pastor - Greeters; Ushers; Security; Parking Lot/Golf Cart Ministry; Weddings; Funerals

Jim has been a member of the Vineyard since 1998. He has served as a Men'€™s Small Group Leader since 2006. In October 2002 Jim joined the Vineyard staff as a part time Pastoral Assistant and became a full time Pastoral Assistant in 2009. At the beginning of 2013 Jim was asked to serve as our newest Assistant Pastor. Jim and his wife Jadean have one son Joshua and daughter-in-law Amanda.



Where were you born?
Canton, Ohio

Who is in your immediate family and what one word would you use to describe each of them?
Jadean - Fun
Joshua - Strong
Amanda - Beautiful

Who was the most influential person in your life?
Abraham Lincoln

What's your favorite...
Movie?
- Bridge on the River Kwai
TV Show?- M*A*S*H
Music/Band?- The Eagles

What book do you think everyone should read?
"The Purpose Driven Life" by Rick Warren

Where is the most interesting place you've traveled to?
The Ruins of Tulum in Mexico

If you had to move to another country, where would you go and why?
Australia; because they have a more laid back, slower pace of life.

What do you want to be when you grow up?
An artist

What do you like to do in your spare time?
Build bird houses

If you could go back in time when you were 15 yrs old, what advice would you give yourself?
If you do it, you will get in trouble...don't do it!

What do you want written on your tombstone?
Well done!

If you could sit & talk with anyone who has ever lived, besides Jesus, who would it be?
Ronald Reagan

What is your best memory of childhood?
Living with my Grandmother in West Virginia when I was 4 years old.

Who is the most interesting person you've ever met?
Robby Dawkins

If you could have any super-power what would you choose & what would your Superhero name be?
Invisibility / Invisible Man

What is your nickname, or if you don't have one what would you want it to be?
It depends on who you ask; my father-in-law had many nicknames for me!

Are you an Introvert or Extrovert?
Extrovert

What quote sums up your philosophy of life?
Keep it simple and less is more!