Meet Our Pastor


Rev. Nelson Cowan is the pastor of First United Methodist Church in North Andover, MA, beginning this appointment in 2016. Originally from Jacksonville, FL, Nelson has served congregations and campus ministries in Florida, Washington D.C., and now Massachusetts. In addition to local pastoral ministry, Nelson has served The United Methodist Church on the general level as a member of the CCLI Top 100 Vetting Team through Discipleship Ministries. Nelson is married to Rev. Samantha Cowan and they are proud parents of Auggie, the church dog (and de facto mascot). 

Phone: (978) 682-5305


Twitter: @NelsonCowan

Meet Our Staff


Jesse Reyna

Director of Music Ministries


shirley wilson


(978) 682-5305