Dr. James H. Ritchie, Jr., a clergy member of the Western Pennsylvania Annual Conference. A native of Pittsburgh, PA Jim
received his B.A. from Mount Union College in Alliance, Ohio; his M.Div. from United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio;
and his Ed.D. in religious education from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. Jim is a consultant and is called
upon regularly to lead inter-generational experiences and to teach in various settings on the subjects of children and
worship, music and education, curriculum and human sexuality education for children.