James (Jim) Eller

Assistant Professor in the Practice of Digital Cultural Ministry

Teaching and Research
Jim Eller teaches Multi-Media and Digital Production Classes. His interests include all forms of Digital Communication in the 21st century. He is also an online Formation Group Facilitator; online Academic Advisor and Director of the United Church of Christ House of Study at United.

Jim is the G. Earnest Thomas Instructor in Christian Communications and serves as a consultant to churches with small-membership within the UCC.

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UMTV Interview

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Ministry in a Digital Culture


B.A. Oral Communications; Wright State University

B.A. in Management-(Non-Profit), Antioch University

M.A. in Religious Communications, United Theological Seminary

Additional Graduate work at Wright State University in Speech and Theater at University of Dayton

Following retirement as a Tenured Professor from Sinclair Community College where he served as a Department Chairperson for Mechanical and Quality Technology Engineering; Jim joined the faculty at United. He also has served as an Authorized Minister in the United Church of Christ since 1971 and has pastored numerous local congregations in the Southwest Ohio Northern Kentucky Association of the Ohio Conference while teaching. He is a trained consultant in conflict resolution.
Jim has produced numerous Multi-Media projects related to education and ministry.
Personal Life
Jim is married to Rev Patrica Eller; an ordained elder in the UMC. Jim and Pat have seven children between them; and twelve grandchildren.