Laura Kigweba James

Laura Kigweba James is a courageous advocate, theologian and newlywed. While working for the National Human Trafficking Resource Center she graduated from Wesley Theological Seminary with a MDiv. in Missional and Urban Churches. She is a compassionate womanist, that defines justice as an intentional transformation that leads to wholeness. Currently, she is serving in Baltimore City as the lead pastor of Mt. Vernon Place UMC.

Friends would say her favorite treats are vegan cinnamon rolls. She enjoys reading books and listening to podcasts such as Black Girl In Om. Between traveling with her husband, listening to live music and cooking new food, Laura tries to make sense of life with Jamilia Wood’s Heavn Album as the soundtrack.