Rev. Dr. Evette Loper Watt, J.D.

Rev. Dr. Evette Loper Watt, J.D. is a leader, visionary, teacher, and passionate preacher of the  Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Rev. Watt worked as an attorney serving families and children in crisis for many years.  She responded to God’s call to ministry and pursued full-time seminary studies.  She also served as a Chaplain in the hospital and hospice settings.  Her journey to becoming an ordained Elder in the United Methodist Church began at Ginghamsburg UMC, Fort McKinley Campus in Dayton, Ohio.  Upon completion of seminary studies, she served as Associate Pastor of Congregational Care and Couseling and Discipleship at Church of the Messiah UMC, Westerville, Ohio. 

Rev. Watt earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Spelman College, Atlanta, Georgia; Juris Doctor, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Illinois; and Master of Divinity, United Theological Seminary, Dayton, Ohio.