For as the body apart from the spirit is dead, so also faith apart from works is dead. (James 2:26)
Rev Jim Benton-Evans
Rev Jim Benton-Evans has been Rector of St Andrew's Innerleithen and St Peter's Peebles since May 2012. He is joint chaplain of St Ronan's School, Innerleithen, Priorsford Primary School in Peebles and Peebles High School. He also chairs the management committee of Innerleithen and Walkerburn, and the Trustees of Peeblesshire Foodbank.
He is married to Claire, who is the Youth and Children's Officer for the Diocese of Edinburgh. Jim and Claire have three school-age children, Tabitha, Phoebe and Tobias. In his spare time, Jim likes to travel to far-flung corners of the country to watch football, and play rotten golf. He dreams of community served and inspired by the gospel and of playing electric ukulele in a band.