Jessica Stokes enjoys living in Eastern NC, where she is the Regional Coordinator for Partners in Health and Wholeness, an initiative of the North Carolina Council of Churches. She has a deep love for North Carolina, returning home after directing an interfaith nonprofit in Washington State. Jessica earned her Master of Divinity from Wake Forest University and BS in Clinical Psychology from Averett University.
She is an ordained Baptist minister and finds community within the Alliance of Baptists. Jessica’s background includes non-profit work, hospital chaplaincy, higher education, and the local church. Jessica cares deeply about mental health and working with churches to destigmatize mental illness. For her own self-care, she enjoys being outdoors and celebrating with friends.