Biases and Becoming the Beloved Community
January 13, 2024 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm$35 – $50
with Rev. Dr. Susan Street Beavers
Presented by the School for Ministry and in cooperation with CCIW/CCMR PRAR
Saturday, Jan. 13, 2024
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Central Standard Time
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time
Cost: $35.00 and you will receive ethics credit
Cost: $50.00 if you would like Continuing Ed credit and includes a recording of the session.
Rev. Dr. Susan Street-Beavers, better known as “Dr Susie” was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She self identifies as a Black Native and was given the name, “Lintook”, which means Running Deer. Dr. Susan has the following accredited degrees: two bachelors in Chemistry and Education, Masters of Divinity in Pastoral Counseling, and a Doctorate in Theology and Cross Cultural Studies.
Currently she serves as the Sr. Clinical Staff Chaplain at VA Illiana in Danville, IL. She preaches on Sunday, serves with passion as the Mental Health, Community Living Center Clinical Staff Chaplain, Women’s Chaplain, and Suicide Prevention Support. Her previous areas of focus were Intensive Care Unit, Mental Health, Military Sexual Trauma, and Diversity & Inclusion.
Dr. Susan is the founder and pastor of “Your Place Love Connection Christian Church,” a nineteen-year virtual church ministry, the president and CEO of Worldwide Training for Cross Cultural Empowerment (WTCE), where she was lead diversity and inclusion consultant. Dr. Susie also has international experience working abroad in Mexico, Russia, Finland, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, Jamaica and Canada. She has served as Senior Pastor, Senior Intentional Interim Pastor, and Adjunct Professor for over 30 years. She has pursued post-doctoral work in clinical counseling, and in 2000, secured her formal doctoral education from Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, GA. Dr. Street-Beavers has certifications through BCCi, BCC, and specialty certifications in Hospice Palliative Care and Suicide Prevention, and provides presentations annually to Harvard Medical School Center for Bioethics regarding Chaplaincy. She has successfully published nine articles and a book entitled, “Chaplaincy: What in ‘H’ was I thinking —A Champion for CPE and Self-Discovery.” Her greatest accomplishment is that she is the mother of three children, the late Whitney L. Beavers, James C. Beavers Ill, and Sydney R. Beavers.