Asbury United Methodist Church
Thursday, July 24, 2014

The Rev. Dr. Kip Laxson is a native of Athens, Alabama. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Religion and Philosophy from Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville, Tennessee, a Master of Divinity degree from Vanderbilt University’s Divinity School in Nashville, and his Doctor of Ministry degree from The Episcopal School of Theology at The University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee. Kip has served successful pastorates at Fairview First UMC in Cullman, Toney UMC in Madison, Discovery UMC in Hoover, and The First United Methodist Church of Alabaster, Alabama. Before being appointed to Asbury, he was serving as the District Superintendent of the Southwest District in the North Alabama Conference.

His wife Tami is a second-grade teacher in the Hoover City School System. She is originally from Columbia, Missouri. Their family also includes their daughter Kaitlyn, who graduated from Birmingham-Southern College, and their son Landon, who is attending the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa.