Pastor Cox was born and raised near Chicago, Illinois. He grew up in a pastor’s home as did his wife Christina who was born and raised here in Mankato. Her parents are Pastor and Sis. Lear who are still a part of the pastoral team here in Mankato.
Jeremy and Christina met at Indiana Bible College in Indianapolis Indiana, and were married in 1999. After leaving college they moved to Mankato to become the Youth Pastor for 5 years. After leading the youth group for 5 years, God began the transition of placing Jeremy as the Associate Pastor and a couple of years later was voted in as the Pastor. In addition to serving the Mankato United Pentecostal Church as Youth Pastor, Associate Pastor, and now Pastor; Pastor Jeremy Cox has held various roles within the Minnesota district, such as Section 1 Youth Leader, District Youth President, and currently as Section 1 Presbyter.
They have four children, Zachary, Sariah, Kaylann, and Garrett. Faith, family and friends are very important to them.