Jeff Rainwater is a District Superintendent serving the United Methodist Churches in Wyoming; husband and partner in ministry to Rev. Laura Rainwater who serves as the Pastor of Grace United Methodist Church in Cheyenne, Wyoming; dad to 9 year old Emma; admirer of mountains, a fan of Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Harry Potter, and all things Apple; occasional photographer; amateur graphics artist; theologian-in-training; loved by God through Jesus and seeking to love others just as generously.
Jeff grew up in the small town of Prairie Grove, Arkansas where he learned the value of neighbors taking care of each other. He graduated from Prairie Grove High School in 1988, from the University of Missouri-Rolla (now Missouri Institute of Science and Technology) in December 1992 with a degree in Aerospace Engineering, and from the Divinity School of Duke University with a Master of Divinity degree in 2002.
Jeff has served United Methodist congregations in El Dorado, Arkansas; Paragould, Arkansas; Center, Colorado; Saguache, Colorado; and Laramie, Wyoming.