The Rev. Josh Rodriguez, Associate Pastor for Young Adult Ministry

Josh Rodriguez joined the staff of First Presbyterian Church in June 2015. He is a graduate of Indiana Wesleyan University and received his Masters of Divinity and Masters of Arts in Youth Ministry & Young Adult Ministries from Princeton Theological Seminary. While a student at Princeton, he was awarded the Robert K. Kelley Award in Youth Ministry. Josh has served on the youth ministry staffs of First Presbyterian Church in Montrose, Colorado and First Presbyterian Church in Durango, Colorado. While a seminary student, Josh gained experience in young adult ministry through service on the leadership team of a house church network at Redemption Church in Bristol, Pennsylvania. Also during his tenure as a student, Josh served as the lead pastor at Emley’s Hill United Methodist Church near Princeton, New Jersey. Josh’s initial service to First Presbyterian Church of Nashville was as Director of Young Adults and High School Outreach. He was ordained in June 2017 and accepted a call to serve First Presbyterian Church of Nashville as an Associate Pastor for Young Adult Ministries.

Josh has actively led and grown the contemporary worship service (The 5:30/The Table) since joining the staff. He currently hosts a Podcast series titled “College Days” available on Apple Podcasts and SoundCloud. Throughout the year, the Young Adult Ministry offers various conferences and retreats geared to young adults and families with young children. Josh and his wife, Abbi, have two children, Jameson and Everly.

To contact The Rev. Josh Rodriguez please use the form below or call the office (615) 298-9598
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