James Parker

Rev. James Parker

Board Member

Rev. James Parker, a 2005 graduate of the Unity Urban Ministerial School, is the senior minister and CEO of Unity Chicago, Illinois. He is the former founder and senior minister of Christ Unity Church of Ann Arbor, Michigan. He is also a former officer and consultant, having served over a decade as an ethics review team member, judicatory representative, and regional representative for the Great Lakes Unity Region, comprising more than 140 churches in eight states. James comes to the board with an extensive entrepreneurial and leadership background across multiple industries, including telecommunications, construction, real estate, and business consulting and development, as well as restaurant and hospitality. He also served on the standards team for Unity Worldwide Ministries to create, support, and implement international policies and procedures throughout Unity ministries.