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Minister

Wilburn James Cowell, American minister. Ordained to ministry United Methodist Church as elder, 1966. Member Memphis United Methodist Conference (district chairperson evangelism), Rocky Mountain United Methodist Conference (past district chairperson evangelism, conference chairperson).

Background

Cowell, Wilburn James was born on January 11, 1940 in Memphis, Tennessee, United States. Son of Wilburn Jackson and Hazel Eugenia (Babb) Cowell.

Education

Bachelor, Emory University, 1962. Master in Divinity, Emory University, 1965.

Career

Associate pastor, Madison Heights United Methodist Church, Memphis, 1965-1968;pastor, Trinity United Methodist Church, Paris, Tennessee, 1968-1970;associate pastor, Mullins United Methodist Church, Memphis, 1970-1974;pastor, First United Methodist Church, Clinton, Kentucky, 1974-1976;minister of evangelism, First United Methodist Church, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1976-1980;pastor, Sunrise United Methodist Church, Colorado Springs, 1980-1983;director congressional development, General Board Discipleship United Methodist Church, Nashville, 1983-1991;pastor, Hilltop United Methodist Church, Sandy, Utah., since 1991.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry United Methodist Church as elder, 1966.

Membership

Member Memphis United Methodist Conference (district chairperson evangelism), Rocky Mountain United Methodist Conference (past district chairperson evangelism, conference chairperson).

Connections

Married Norma Jean Bratton, December 30, 1961. Children: James Andrew, Norma Lynn, Janet Raye.

father:
Wilburn Jackson Cowell

mother:
Hazel Eugenia (Babb) Cowell

spouse:
Norma Jean Bratton

child:
James Andrew Cowell

child:
Norma Lynn Cowell

child:
Janet Raye Cowell