Jeremy Knight

Jeremy-Knight-280Associate Pastor for Youth and Families

Jeremy has been serving with us as youth pastor since 2011, following seven years of lead youth ministry experience in Laurel, Mississippi and Orlando, Florida. For two years during college (2002-2004), Jeremy interned with youth ministry at Main Street UMC. Jeremy spends the majority of his time encouraging discipleship in and among our middle and high school students, as well as fostering nurturing partnerships with the families of those students. Jeremy also shares in the preaching responsibilities as a memberof the pastoral team. Originally from Hattiesburg, Jeremy is a graduate of Oak Grove High School and Southern Miss. He is married to his beautiful wife Nan with whom he has two incredible children, Leyton (7) and Elise (3). He enjoys playing golf and anything concerning the Atlanta Braves, New Orleans Saints or his beloved Southern Miss Golden Eagles.

“I sincerely enjoy the grace of the people of Main Street.  It was here that I was nurtured as a young adult discerning my call to ministry.  Main Street fostered me in incredible ways.  I am tremendously grateful to serve the families, students and congregation as we seek after God’s Kingdom together.”