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Our Minister

Rev. Jim Skillington
The Rev. Jim Skillington was appointed to Morgan Chapel United Methodist Church in September 2018. He also leads the Village Life Company, an interfaith ministry based in Mt. Airy that includes the Center for Public Violence Recovery

He is an ordained United Methodist Elder and a former Director of Communications for the Baltimore-Washington Conference. He was also named the Communicator of the Year in The United Methodist Church. Rev. Jim previously served as the lead pastor for Oak Chapel United Methodist Church in Silver Spring. 

Prior to entering the ministry more than 30 years ago, he was a publisher of several weekly and daily newspapers including the Courier in Damascus and was an assistant editor of The Frederick Post. 
         Rev. Jim Skillington