Chip Jurskis

Minister of Congregational Care

Chip Jurskis comes to Jupiter First church after serving 15 years as the Independent Christian Church campus minister at Emory University in Atlanta Georgia. As the founder of this ministry he also established Bread, a free coffeehouse in 2001. This community-building ministry served all members of the diverse student body at Emory University and pointed to the gospel through love and hospitality.

As the Minister of Congregational Care at JupiterFIRST, Chip provides pastoral counseling for those experiencing personal challenges and stress at life's transitions. Additionally, he coordinates retreats, seminars and classes on topics of interest to the church in the areas of personal growth, family enrichment and spiritual development. As part of the ministry team at JupiterFIRST, his responsibilities lie in the area of pastoral care and spiritual formation.

Chip comes to Jupiter with his lovely wife Amy and their two children Arden and Lily. Chip has a B.A. in Religion from the University of Georgia and a Masters of Arts in Christian Doctrine from Emmanuel Christian Seminary.