James N Pond


Phone (814) 938-1742

Mailing Address
201 Woodland Ave Ext
Punxsutawney, PA 15767

District Superintendent
Indiana District Superintendent


  • Born, Raised & Educated:  Jim Pond was born and raised in Portland, Oregon, where he graduated from David Douglas High School. He received a BS in Political Science from the US Naval Academy, and an MDiv from United Theological Seminary.
  • Pre-Church Work Experience:   He served on active duty in the US Navy until 1985 and retired as a Commander in the US Navy Reserves in October 1998. He worked in manufacturing and Quality Systems for Corning Inc. & World Kitchen until 1999. 
  • Appointment History & Church Service:  He has served the Meyersdale Charge (Associate Pastor) and the Redstone Charge on the Connellsville District; Punxsutawney First and Superintendent on the Indiana District. Beyond the local church he has served District Youth, DCOM, BOOM, Secretary for the Believe Again Team & Dean of the Jumonville Golf Camp.
  • Passion/ Gifts for Ministry: He has a passion for discipleship and church renewal.
  • Family & Personal Interests:  He has been married to Deborah (Nail) Pond since 1975. They have 2 children and 5 grandchildren. They enjoy family, travel, camping in the mountains and relaxing at the beach.  Jim also enjoys golf, which proves, you don’t have to be good at something to enjoy it.