Rev. Dan Jackson was promoted to the Director of New Church Development in September.
Jackson joined the Congregational Vitality team as its interim director of New Church Development on March 28. He previously served as the executive pastor of New Covenant UMC in The Villages.
Prior to that, he was the senior pastor of five churches in a variety of settings in the West Ohio Conference, and he transferred into the Florida Annual Conference in 2008.
While serving at New Covenant, Jackson was part of developing a transitional housing ministry, a jail ministry, programs in leadership and spiritual development, fundraising for a $5.5 million facility expansion and planning for a second campus.