Curtis Brown is a pastor, church planter, consultant and coach who has worked with hundreds of church leaders across the US. Prior to joining Path1, he most recently served as the Director of Faith Community Development in the Pacific Northwest Conference of the United Methodist Church, where he was working to plant and grow more vital congregations within the post-Christian culture of the Pacific Northwest. Curtis holds degrees from Boston University and University of Evansville. He is an ordained elder in the United Methodist Church and a member of the New England Conference, where he has served as the Director of Congregational Development and pastored in Wakefield, Westborough, Shrewsbury, and Framingham Massachusetts. He and his family now live in Lacey Washington, where they are active participants in starting the new Evergreen United Methodist Church.