Dr. James E. Hightower, Jr., EdD, LPC, LMFT

Pastor (Stated Supply)

Jim Hightower is an ordained minister with standing in the United Church of Christ. His degrees are a Bachelor of Arts from Shorter College, Master of Ministry from Earlham School of Religion and a Doctor of Education in Psychology and Counseling from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.

Jim has been an adjunct faculty member at the University of New Orleans in the Counselor Education program and at the Loyola Institute for Ministry in the State of Louisiana. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in both Louisiana and Mississippi. Other certifications include a Diplomate in The American Association of Pastoral Counselors and he has been a Certified Chaplain wit the Association of Professional Chaplains since 1978.