Jessie Colwell

by Andrew Ware

Rev. Jessie Squires Colwell is an Ordained Elder in the Virginia Conference of The United Methodist Church. She has served small, mid-sized, and large churches and currently serves as the Director of Clergy Excellence for the Virginia Conference UMC. She has served on local, national, and global boards for The United Methodist Church. Her first book: “Blessed Wrestling: Biblical Reflections Upon Discerning God’s Call,” was published in December of 2021 and is helpful tool to all who are all discerning next steps. It can be purchased on Amazon, Cokesbury, or Barnes and Noble Pastor Jessie has been married to her husband Nelson for nine years and Dean is their six-year-old son.

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Andrew Ware

Andrew is a pastor in the United Methodist Church serving Beech Grove UMC in Suffolk, Va. He is a husband to the most amazing wife and father to two amazing kids. I love to run and get active and I am a big advocate for self-care in whatever form helps you to care for yourself.


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