Dr. Jim Kraemer | Lead Pastor

Dr. Jim Kraemer has a passion for intentional evangelism and discipleship.  He believes the purpose of the church is to make disciples who make disciples and to take the love, presence, and power of Jesus Christ to the people of our community.  He has served in the roles of Pastor and District Superintendent in the Church of the Nazarene in Dakotas, Minnesota, and Illinois.  Dr. Kraemer is a coach and trainer through the John Maxwell Team and Dynamic Church Planting International.  He also teaches and trains in Intentional Evangelism.  He has a passion for preaching, developing leaders, and building relationships within the church family and the community.  His undergraduate studies include NDSU and Nazarene Bible College.  He received a Masters of Pastoral Leadership Degree from Olivet Nazarene University and an Honorary Doctorate of Divinity from Mid America Nazarene University.  Dr. Jim and Lezlie are originally from Carrington.  The Kraemer’s have seven children and fifteen grandchildren.  They have a love for the people of North Dakota and the community of Jamestown.    

Email: Pastorjim@daktel.com

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Mr. Greg Allen | Associate Pastor

Mr. Greg Allen  has been associated with the church for over 30 years. Greg and his wife, Mary have a passion for God’s word and have a lot experience within the church. They have years of experience teaching children’s church.  Greg has led Sunday School from teens to senior adults. For many years, he led Wednesday night services and assisted with the teens on Wednesday nights.  In the past, he was the church worship and choir leader. For a couple of years, he was the worship leader at the Nazarene retreat. He served many years on our church board and currently is our Church Board, Secretary. He has presided over several funerals. Greg is a stand-in for many church pulpits in Jamestown and the surrounding area. Greg is very active in the Jamestown Community, one of which, he leads the Community Prayer  every 3 week of each month.  Greg is currently employed for UTC Aerospace Systems and his wonderful wife, Mary is a Middle school Teacher. They have four children and 11 grandchildren. 

2018-2019 Church Leadership

Church Board

> Greg Allen

> Dave Hagen

> Dave McDowell

> Joan Taxis

> Lance Ulberg

> Kathy Vandeberghe

> Krissy Sortland

> Beth Keller

> John Magnuson


Youth President - Cara Prescott


Church Secretary/Treasurer - Stacy Ova

Rev. Maria molina | Lead pastora

Pastor and Pastora Molina's are the Pastor's of the Primera Iglesia del Nazareno Church.