Todd Higginson is a native North Carolinian who has served congregations in NC and VA in associate pastor roles as well as senior pastor. Todd recently completed a year-long Clinical Pastoral Education residency at WakeMed Hospital in Raleigh as their Pediatric and Trauma Unit Chaplain. Previously, he completed a unit of CPE at UNC Hospitals. He is a graduate of the Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond and Western Carolina University. Todd is married to Ashley, Lead Speech Therapist at UNC Wayne Hospital, and they both enjoy raising Kyle (8) and Natalie (5) with Todd's father, David in Clayton. In his spare time, Todd enjoys playing the piano, camping, and cooking vegetarian fare.
Todd grew up Baptist and served in Cooperative Baptist Fellowship congregations. The Higginsons are active members of Wilson's Mills Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). Todd is in good ministerial standing with the Christian Church (DOC) and is also an endorsed chaplain through the DOC.
Todd is excited to serve at First Presbyterian and looks forward to being part of its vibrant youth ministry as we all work together to serve God and neighbor.