A North Carolina native, Reverend Jasmine K. Evans, M.Div., grew up surrounded by her family and church friends. She is the daughter of Minister and Christian Life Coach, Kirsten D. Evans, and the late Michael A. Beasley. She began her journey with Christ by being active in Sunday School and singing in the Children’s Choir. Her love for music and the church eventually led her to pursue a Bachelor of Science in Music Business from Winston-Salem State University where she was a member of various vocal ensembles including the Jazz Ensemble and the University Choir, now known as the Singing Rams.  

Through divine providence, she was connected to an internship with the Campus Ministry Program at Saint James Presbyterian Church in 2010 to which she credits much of her spiritual growth and maturity. Jasmine was tasked to start and lead a praise team (Students Just Praising now Faith Point Praize Team) for the students and to develop a young adult service which was eventually called First Friday Fire, now known as Thirsty Thursday.  

As a music minister, Jasmine Evans continues to use her voice to draw people into the presence of God. She has served as Worship Coordinator and Vocalist for the 21st Century Collegiate Ministry Retreat in Dallas, Texas. She also served as Summer Choir Director for Grace Presbyterian Church in Winston-Salem, NC and Director of the combined Inspirational Ensemble and Westminster Presbyterian Praise Band. This August she will lead music for the Women’s Connection Conference at Montreat Conference Center in North Carolina. 

While Jasmine was serving as Office Manager and Assistant to Reverend Dr. Diane Givens Moffett, she began to feel a deeper call to ministry. She answered that call by enrolling at Wake Forest University’s School of Divinity. She graduated in May of 2021 with a Master of Divinity with a concentration in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. During her time at Wake, she was awarded multiple study grants such as the 2018 FTE Ministry and Mentorship Grant, the 2020 PCUSA Study Grant and the 2020 People of Color Award. She also served on various student group organizations: Worship Planning Team, Student Leadership Council as Secretary and Vice President, President of AKONI, and as a vocalist in the student ensemble, Lift Every Voice.  

Reverend Evans previously served as the Administrative Assistant for Communications at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Greensboro; Pastor of Faith Point Fellowship, a 1001 New Worshipping Community hosted at Saint James Presbyterian Church in Greensboro; and as the Temporary Supply Pastor at Grace Presbyterian Church. In May, she completed a 10-month, Level I Clinical Pastoral Education Internship at Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist in Winston-Salem. Her passion for intergenerational women’s ministry led her to become Co-moderator of Saint James Presbyterian Women where she served for two and a half years in leadership. Pastor Evans has served as a deacon and as a ruling elder where she worked on the Worship and Evangelism team. Her recent role on the Saint James Pastor Nominating Committee gave her a hands-on role in corporate discernment, working in confidential settings, visioning, human resources, and ministry partnership.

This July, Reverend Evans accepted a call to North Avenue Presbyterian Church as the Associate Pastor for Young Adults. She will be ministering to and with students and young professionals ages 18-35. She is elated to see what God may be up to in Midtown Atlanta, Georgia and beyond.

While she is a lifetime veteran of the pew, she is new to the physical pulpit, and hopes to use the sacred platform to uplift close study of God’s word and culturally appropriate life application. She is the proud co-parent of teen, Haley. They enjoy impromptu trips to Target and traveling together.