Welcoming Rev. Justin White!
The Rev. Justin White, an ordained elder in the United Methodist Church, is the new pastor at North Mason UMC in Belfair and Brownsville UMC in Bremerton. He comes to us by way of Greenville First United Methodist Church in Greenville, MS. He was born and raised in Pelahatchie, MS. From a young age, Justin knew that God was calling him to be an advocate of justice and love. Justin went to undergrad at Mississippi State University and was involved in athletics as a trainer for baseball and women’s volleyball. He is a huge Mississippi State fan, especially of women’s basketball! He graduated in 2006. Justin went to Duke Divinity School for his Masters of Divinity and graduated in 2010. Since returning to Mississippi in 2010, Justin has been involved in movements of justice, peace, the arts, and community organizing. In Greenville, Justin was on the Arts Council Board and a member of their community based recovery committee, helping to raise over $200,000 survivors of the 2016 flood. Justin enjoys sports, the great outdoors, boating, hiking, live music, reading, coffee, and tea.