Rev. Dr. James R. Berger

Rev. Dr. James R. Berger

Pastor Berger is an author and retired pastor of the Presbyterian Church USA. A native of New Jersey, he began his ministry in Beverly Hills, CA, and then spent 23 years as a mission pastor, first at Petersburg Presbyterian Church in Petersburg, AK, and then working for the Church of Scotland at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Kirk, in Nassau, The Bahamas. In 2002 he returned to the mainland, and began work as a new church development pastor at First Presbyterian Church of Bonita Springs, FL. That work eventually became Hope United Presbyterian Church, which he founded and from which he retired in 2015. He resides in Estero, Florida with his wife Patricia Downey. Together they own Mystic Weddings LLC, providing premium photography and meaningful ceremonies for the destination wedding market in Southwest Florida. Visit their website at mysticweddings.biz.

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