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Clergyman , consultant

James Trenton Grooms, American Clergyman, consultant. Avocation: auto restoration. M C. Decorated Kentucky Colonel Governor Wallace G. Wilkinson, 1991.


Grooms, James Trenton was born on July 15, 1931 in Casstown, Ohio, United States.


Bachelor of Sacred Literature, Wittenberg University, 1950. Bachelor of Sacred Literature, Cincinnati Bible College, 1955. Master of Divinity, Christian Theological Seminary, Indianapolis, 1960.

D. of Ministry, St. Mary's Seminary of the West, 1977.


Campus Minister, St. Teachers College, Emporia, Kansas, 1960-1962; senior pastor, 1st. Christian Church, Fort Scott, Kansas, 1962-1966; instructor, MUPL College and Mercy School Nursing, Fort Scott, Kansas, 1964-1966; instructor, MUPL College and Mercy School Nursing, Wellington, Kansas, 1966-1969; senior pastor, Athens, Ohio., 1969-1988; with, Clergy/Cons Superior vena cava syndrome, Athens, Ohio., since 1988. Charter member spiritual development committee Christian Churches, Ohio region, since 1974, chairman Ohio program.

Organizer Endowed Soviet Peace/Unity Travel Seminar. Director Presbytery of Philadelphia, 1989, organizing consultant Spiritual Life Covenant Group, 1989-1990. Director travel seminar to Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, 1990.

Adjunct Professor spirituality Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, 1990.


  • Avocation: auto restoration. M C.


Organizing president Joint Board Physical and Mental Health, Fort Scott, Kansas, 1962-1966. Leader, delegate peace/unity mission to Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics National Council Churches, 1986, 87. Conducted Easter pilgrimage to Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, 1988.

Member Millennial Russian Orthodox Church. Member Appalachia Old Car Club Inc., National Council Corvette Clubs, Corvette Club American Lodges: Masons, Order Eastern Star.


  • Other Interests

    Auto restoration.


Son of Lester Henry and Mary Francis (Gladman) G. Married Marcia Ann Malmsbury. 1 child, Sherry Norene Grooms Smith.

Lester Henry Grooms

Mary Francis (Gladman) Grooms

Marcia Ann Malmsbury

Sherry Norene Grooms Smith Grooms