Rev. Jathaniel Cavitt is a life long United Methodist hailing from several areas of the Memphis Conference. He is a graduate of Lambuth University (’98), Memphis Theological Seminary (’11), and is currently pursuing his Doctor of Ministry from Wesley Theological Seminary. Prior to entering vocational ministry, Jathaniel spent over nine years in law enforcement as a police officer in Jackson, TN and a Special Agent in the United States Secret Service. His wife Jennifer have been married for 13 years, and they have three beautiful daughters: Macy (11), Charley (8), and Kia (1). Jathaniel has a deep love for Jesus, his Church, and his mission to the world around us. He is humbled and excited to be a part of what Jesus is up to, especially with Collierville UMC.
As a University of Kentucky fan, he looks forward to the friendly banter that comes with being a Wildcat fan in this area. As an avid coffee drinker, he looks forward to sharing a cup of coffee and some conversation with you. As one of your pastors, Jathaniel looks forward to serving the Lord with you, sharing the good news of his transforming love and unending grace with a world that is in desperate need of both.