Rev. Christopher Scott Bio

Rev. Christopher Scott is a United Methodist elder where he has served as pastor of Winfield United Methodist Church for over four years.  Chris has served in congregations across West Virginia and is a former chaplain of West Virginia Wesleyan College.  In 2020, Chris launched “The Ezekiel Project,” a West Virginia faith-based harm reduction ministry that trains and equips congregations with naloxone, a life-saving opioid reversal drug.  Since 2020, The Ezekiel Project has trained over 20 faith communities in naloxone and equipped hundreds with the power to reverse an opioid overdose.  The Ezekiel Project has also hosted a community wellness block party and a “Harm Reduction and Recovery Town Hall.”  Chris currently pastors Winfield United Methodist Church and is pursuing a Masters in Social Work from West Virginia University.  He is also a field education intern at Religious Coalition for Community Renewal.