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James Mercier

James Mercier

Director of Student Ministries, Watertown Campusoffice: (781) 862-8351 x 106

James has been working with students at Grace Chapel for the past 6 years.  He joined in on the ministry at Grace Chapel as a volunteer leader and intern in 2012 while pursuing his bachelor’s degree at Gordon College in Youth Ministries, Biblical Studies, and Counseling.  After graduating from Gordon, James served on staff for a year at the Lexington campus where he helped develop the house group program. James currently serves on staff at the Watertown campus as the Director of Student Ministries. In his spare time, James is studying at Boston College, pursuing a Masters in Theology and Ministry and a Masters in Social Work. 

James loves joining in with students in their daily reality of bringing together life and faith. He is particularly excited about cultivating spiritual community and formation in various forms. In his free time James spends time running, exploring the oceanside of the north shore, escaping to Maine, contemplating existential questions, and pretending to know how to cook. James is also unbeatable at ping pong, so bring it on.