Pastor James H. Nixon
As Senior Pastor of Union Missionary Baptist Church in Wilmington, North Carolina, God has anointed Pastor James H. Nixon with the gift of leadership and the presence of the Holy Spirit in his life has drawn many souls to Christ. Under his leadership more than forty men and women have received their calling into the ministry. Pastor Nixon is greatly appreciated, supported, and loved by all those whose lives have been touched and inspired through his preaching and teaching.
Pastor Nixon is a graduate of Shaw University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and Pre-Theology. He is dedicated to God's Word, seeks divine guidance, listens, and understands the needs of his members and community. With a spirit of faith and love, Pastor Nixon faces each day, each situation firmly believing that with God’s help, he can accomplish all that God would have him do. Pastor Nixon often states: “I will bless the Lord at all times; His praise shall continually be in my mouth” (Psalm 34:1).
Pastor James H. Nixon received his calling from God and he often emphasizes during his sermons of how a turning point began in his life when he received the gift of salvation on March 17, 1976. For the past forty years, God has continued to elevate the ministry of Pastor James H. Nixon. He is truly an "Anointed" and "Humble" man of God who displays an attitude of gratitude. A native of Hampstead, North Carolina, he is married to First Lady Catherine Nixon.