District Superintendent: David D. Tipton Jr.
Bio: David D. Tipton, Jr. was elected in April 2009 as the Mississippi District Superintendent for the United Pentecostal Church International. Previously, he served as Executive Director of Promotions for the General Home Missions Division at World Evangelism Center in St. Louis, Missouri for two years.
Prior to accepting the position as Promotions Director in 2007, he served in various ministerial capacities. For ten years Reverend Tipton was the Director of the Home Missions Division of the Mississippi District and pastor of The Pentecostals of Grenada, Mississippi. His first pastorate was of the First Pentecostal Church in Georgetown, Louisiana. During his time in Louisiana he served as Assistant Pastor of the First Pentecostal Church of Leesville, Louisiana and served as Section six youth director.
Reverend Tipton was born in Port St. Joe, Florida. He and his wife, Gwen, have two sons-Devonn and Damon, two foster children, Rachael and Matthew, four grandchildren and two foster grandchildren