Staff & Leadership


the Rev James D FRanklin iii

Campus and Young adult Missioner

Meet James, Samantha and daughters, Corinne and Grace. James is a young adult missioner for the Episcopal church in North Carolina. Working primarily with college students James landed his dream job that combines his love of coaching students, providing spiritual direction, preaching, writing, singing, leading worship, cooking for students, having spontaneous dance parties with his kids, and helping create beloved community. James holds degrees from UNC Chapel Hill (BA) and Seminary of the Southwest (MDiv). 

WFU "Office Hours" Kitchin 43: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 9:30AM – 5PM                           

Salem College: contact James for more info!


Latricia Giles, MDiv, '18

Campus minister Intern

Latricia Giles is from the Bronx, NY. She is perusing a Masters in Divinity at the Wake Forest University School of Divinity and is a proud graduate of Winston-Salem State University with a Bachelors Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies- Sociology Concentration. She is also a member of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Inc. "I look forward to working in this ministry and to growing and developing my spiritual gifts while being a mentor to young adults as they also grow and develop." Latricia's focus will primarily be on bringing together students from UNCSA, WSSU, & Salem College and forming Christ-centered, beloved community amongst students. 

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reynolda strings

Begun by a former Wake student, Lee Mendenhall ('16) as a service to ESF and the Wake community, Reynolda Strings is a student-led stringed quartet. Contact Sophie Leruth for more information.