Reverend Whitney keeps office hours at Hillcrest on:
Thursdays and Fridays
(On Tuesdays and Wednesdays he is at our sister church, Holly Oak Calvary)
Please contact the office to schedule an appointment with him.
About Our Pastor
Reverend Jonathan Whitney recently joined our congregation this summer from Brandywine Community UMC and Buttonwood UMC. The third born of 10 children, Rev. Whitney was born in Bowling Green, Kentucky in 1949 and is a graduate of Delaware Technical and Community College for Electronic Technology, Wilmington University for Human Resource Management, and Wesley Theological Seminary for Master of Divinity. He and his wife Patricia have been blessed with three sons, one daughter-in-law and two granddaughters during their 45 years of marriage.
He began his journey as a part-time local pastor and from July 2006 has been serving as an elder. He has also served as an instructor for the Lay Servant Academies, Mission U Study Leader, and District Leadership Training, as well as Executive Director for the Howard Bailey Life Enrichment Program, and as a member of the Conference Leadership Team, District Church Location and Building Committee, and Congo Partnership. He is currently serving on the Conference Congregational Development Corporation Team and the Wilmington District Committee on Urban Ministries.
Come meet Reverend Whitney and his wife Patricia and welcome them to Hillcrest-Bellefonte!