Jack L Tickle

Phone (724) 448-4934

Mailing Address
5817 Claridge Export Rd
Export, PA 15632

First U M Church
Senior Pastor


Jack was born and raised in Bell Township, a small township east of Pittsburgh. He successfully obtained his diploma from Kiski Area High School in 2003, earned his degree from Slippery Rock University in 2008, and completed his theological studies at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary in 2012.

Throughout his journey, Jack has immersed himself in various ministerial roles, attempting to make an impact within his community. He served as an intern, ministering to children and young adults at his home church Holiday Park UMC. As he pursued his seminary studies, Jack fulfilled the role of youth minister at Irwin First UMC. Subsequently, he embarked on his first full-time endeavor as a senior pastor at South Greensburg UMC, while also being under a training appointment at Charter Oak UMC. Following his ordination as an Elder, Jack was entrusted with the responsibility of leading Fairview UMC, later expanding his reach to include Lake City UMC. Presently, he continues to serve with the amazing people of Murrysville First UMC.
Driven by a passion for empowering individuals to embrace their distinctive calling in service to Christ, Jack seeks out innovative approaches to inspire and equip others. Furthermore, he is dedicated to reaching people in diverse and unconventional ways, constantly striving to meet them exactly where they are on their spiritual journey. An additional pursuit of Jack's centers around fostering collaboration and unity with other denominations and faith traditions, recognizing the value of working together towards a shared purpose.