|Dr. Tim White is the Founding and Senior Pastor of Washington Cathedral who, since 1984 has built multiple congregations totaling over 3,700 families with his visionary leadership. Starting from scratch 27 years ago Washington Cathedral now has an amazing campus with a martial arts school, an art gallery, two sanctuaries, a theatre, an indoor zero-entry pool, a gymnasium, a work out studio, a youth center, a state of the art Sunday school, a soccer field, a large waterfall in one sanctuary, a psychiatric counseling center, regular free medical clinics for the community, a café, a free enterprise business ministry, and a large sanctuary called Mountainside.
Pastor Tim graduated from Eastern Washington University with a BA in Psychology and was awarded his Masters of Divinity by George Fox University in Portland, Oregon and his Doctorate at Fuller Theological Seminary. He also lived in Jerusalem while studying at Jerusalem University. Pastor Tim has inspired and led the creation of five non-profit foundations that are primary outreaches into neighboring communities and that now extend worldwide. These foundations, in evolutionary development stages, are the Health Resource Center, EXCEL Business Ministries, Build the Family Center, Washington Seminary, and Together for Transformation - which is a leading global project helping the poorest of the poor living in and around the Tegucigalpa City dump. It includes an advanced school for 130 children with five buildings, a computer lab, a nursery, a medical clinic, a home building program, an exploding church made up of small groups, and a seminary for rural pastors. Not only are there more than 1,000 people working in the dump who are provided food and water, but the children growing up in the school are headed to the university.
Pastor Tim is on the Board of Directors for Churches Uniting in Global Mission, was previously a mentor at Fuller Theological Seminary and is currently an adjunct professor at Northwest University in Kirkland. He is also a nationally recognized innovator with the meta church concept. Washington Cathedral is a family of a congregations raising up the Gospel in different languages, ethnicities, races and cultures including thriving churches such as Hispanic, Coptic (Christian), Korean, Native American, Pacific Islander, Brazilian, and Post Modern as well as a variety of culturally different Pacific Northwest congregations.
He is an avid sports enthusiast, fisherman, and golfer. He enjoys the outdoors, especially the Wallowa Mountains of Eastern Oregon where he gained the inspiration to build this church. He is the author of To Dreamers Long Forgotten. Pastor Tim and his wife Jackie have three grown children, two son-in-laws and one grandchild. You can follow Pastor Tim on Twitter (metapastor) or Facebook (Tim White).|