The Rev. John Forrest Douglas is a graduate of Millsaps College and Wesley Theological Seminary. Prior to being called as the Pastor of Church of the Foothills, Rev. Douglas served as the Associate Minister of The First Congregational Church of Long Beach, United Church of Christ in Long Beach, CA. Prior to seminary, Rev. Douglas spent multiple years working as a caseworker for individuals experiencing homelessness in suburban Washington, DC. He is a participant in the Next Generation Leadership Initiative of the Pension Boards of the United Church of Christ, a ten-year continuing education program for pastors committed to ministry in the local church. Rev. Douglas lives in Ventura with his husband, Ben and their dog, Remy.
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