Rev. Jeff Sockwell

Rev. Jeff Sockwell

Mid-Atlantic Regional Consultant

Lewisville, NC

Jeff works in the Mid-Atlantic region which includes Delaware, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virgina. Rev. Jeff Sockwell is in his twenty-sixth year of ordained ministry in the PC(USA). He received his Master of Divinity from Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Georgia. He currently is the Pastor of Shallowford Presbyterian Church in Lewisville, North Carolina, having previously served churches in Charleston, Mississippi and New Bern, North Carolina.

He is a minister member of Salem Presbytery, serves as a co-chair of the Committee for Ruling Elders Oversight, and is a member of the Commission on Ministry.

Jeff serves the wider church as a Regional Consultant for the Theological Education Fund. He is passionate about preparing the way for the next generation of leadership in the church and believes strongly that the Theological Education Fund represents the best hope for ensuring future leadership.

His wife, Janet, has been involved in education her entire career. She works as a regional consultant with the North Carolina Early Learning Network. They have two children. Their daughter, Sarah, is a pharmacist in long-term care. Their son, Daniel, owns a website design and photography business while living on his sailboat most of the year.

Jeff enjoys photography, tennis, golf, and hiking. He is fanatical about all things related to coffee.