Jim Cooper graduated from Washington and Lee University and received his M Div and DMin from Virginia Seminary. He served at St. Peter’s Church in Albany, NY for two years and was the Rector of Christ Church, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL for 32 years. He retired from active ministry after eleven years as Rector of Trinity Church Wall Street.
He and his wife, Tay who is an artist, have two children and three grandchildren. Jim and Tay divide their time between Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida and Jonesport, Maine.
“Tay and I have had a friendship with Bishop López for over 30 years. This is yet another of so many ministries that he has envisioned. Please join Tay and me in supporting the Santiago Center to further enrich the mind, body and spirits of those who walk the walk.”