Clifton Tippins

Director Of Student Ministries

Clifton is local from down the street, growing up at the beaches. He has served over a decade in student ministry, previously six years at First Presbyterian Church of Augusta before coming home to Jacksonville. He loves all things outdoors, especially the beach. Pottery and the arts also hold a special place in his tender heart.

Q: When you were five, what job did you envision for yourself now?
A: I would tell people a professional baseball player for the Braves, but when given an opportunity to answer this question in Kindergarten, I said a lion tamer. I was fresh off a field trip to the circus…

Q: What’s your favorite word in the English language?
A: Free

East Staffers describe Clifton in one word as: “Spritely”