Pastor Jim Heath is a native of Pennsylvania, born in Elysburg. He grew up in the Methodist church committing his life to the Lord in sixth grade on the last night of his confirmation class. It was just about a year later that he felt called to the ministry. After graduating from Atlantic Christian College in NC, He earned his Masters of Divinity Degree at Moravian Theological Seminary.
He has been with the United Methodist Churches in Eastern Penna. for over 30 years, serving for 8 years in Elizabethtown before coming to Cornwall United Methodist Church in 2003. He is married to his wife Judy who worked 22 years in clinical research before retiring in 2013. Pastor Jim and his wife Judy enjoy serving together and have promoted the growth of missions while at the Cornwall Church. They have three children and two grandchildren.