Celebrating James Bowman Harris’ Ordination

James Bowman Harris was ordained to Christian Ministry at Kirkwood United Church of Christ in Atlanta on April 29,2018. James is the new pastor of the United Church of Cookeville in Cookeville, TN.

Originally from Ruskin, Florida, James attended Point University (formerly Atlanta Christian College) as an undergraduate, obtaining a degree in Biblical Studies with dual major in Preaching Ministries. He then attended seminary at the Candler School of Theology at Emory University, where he received his Master of Divinity in May 2015.

James is married to Don Harris, who is the Communications Director for the Southeast Conference. James is stepfather to Emma Harris.