Pastoral Staff

Bishop James & Shantee Lewis II

Bishop James & Shantee Lewis began dating in 1991 and were joined together in holy matrimony on October 21, 1995.  They began attending Jubilee in 2008 and then obtained the office of Pastor in the Church of God, he then went on to obtain the highest office of Bishop in the Church of God in November 2014.

Bishop James Lewis' spiritual heritage began at birth, the oldest son of a pastor and missionary. James spent his childhood working in the church in various capacities.  As the pastor's son, he learned the joys and struggles of working in ministry.  He is currently the youth pastor and presides over the prayer ministry at Jubilee.  This has prepared him for his continuous journey to destiny.  James has been join on this journey by his wife, Shantee.  She is a keyboardist and psalmist and works with him in ministry.  The Lord has so graciously blessed this family with 4 daughters, Jamesha, Shantel, Shanice and Jamaria and 2 sons, James III and Judah.  The proud grandparents most recently welcomed a new addition, Isaiah Michael.

Bishop Lewis is the current parks manager for Lake County Parks Department overseeing and facilitating the organization and the fiscal management of these community amenities located in Hobart and Gary, IN.  A veteran of the United States Marine Corps, Bishop Lewis purposely perseveres in seeking the heart of God through prayer and fasting.  He touches the lives of those he meets with a warm smile, an encouraging word and dedicated life that shines brightly on this earth.  Bishop Lewis is presently working towards his degree in construction management and technology.