CPE Supervisors

Rev. Jan Humphreys, D. Min.

is the Director and Founder of Caring Community Ministry Education, LLC which had its inception in August of 2007. Jan is a certified supervisor with the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc (ACPE) with over 25 years of experience supervising students and a Fellow with The American Association of Pastoral Counselors (AAPC). 

She is an ordained Minister of the Word and Sacraments, Presbyterian Church (USA). She holds a Doctor of Ministry from Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Louisville, KY in Marriage and Family Studies, and a Masters of Divinity and Masters of Religious Education from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, KY.

Former positions include Assistant Professor and Education Coordinator at Virginia Commonwealth University in the Program of Patient Counseling, School of Allied Health and Director of the UCLA Medical Center Pastoral Care Department. She has held other positions both full- and part-time as a CPE supervisor, Chaplain and Pastoral Counselor. 

Dr. Humphreys has held national and regional appointments with the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education which includes a tenure on the National Certification Commission and the Board of Representatives, the governing body of ACPE.  She was the National Certification Chair for ACPE for 2009-11.  She has also held membership in the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (AAMFT). 
  
She has served on the Committee on  Preparation for Ministry for the Presbytery of the James, Richmond, VA (2007-2011) and is a member in good standing of the POJ.  She is married to Mark Sprowl, a Presbyterian minister, has two young adult children and enjoys quilting, genealogy, scrapbooking and traveling. 


The Reverend Dr. James P. Bowers

is a Supervisor Candidate with the Association of Clinical Pastoral Education and serves as a pastor in the Virginia Conference of the United Methodist Church ordained in the (Pentecostal) Church of God. He is also Director of Graduate Studies at Virginia Bible College in Dumfries, Virginia. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biblical Studies, two Master’s degrees — a Master of Arts in Religion (Pentecostal Theological Seminary) and a Master of Divinity degree (Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary). He completed the Doctor of Philosophy degree in Christian Education (Southern Baptist Theological Seminary). He was a Visiting Scholar at Duke University Divinity School (2011-12).

He has served as associate and senior pastor of congregations in Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Virginia (20 years). He was previously also Associate Professor of Christian Formation and Leadership and Vice President for Academics at Pentecostal Theological Seminary (10 years) and Vice President for Institutional Development at William Seymour College (2 years). He was also Visiting Professor of Spiritual Formation and Practical Theology at Regent University (2012) and has taught at four other universities. He completed a full year chaplain residency at Norfolk General Hospital in Norfolk, Virginia (2014-15).

He has written numerous successful grant proposals for ministerial training. He has authored or co-authored three books including What Women Want: Pentecostal Women Ministers Speak For Themselves, and contributed chapters to many others. He is the Practical Theology Interest Group Leader for the Society of Pentecostal Studies. He is married to Laura (38 years) a public school teacher and they have two young adult children. James enjoys jogging, bicycling, reading, singing, good conversations and is an avid fan of the Alabama Crimson Tide football team.