Elizabeth has been involved:
- as pastor at St. Luke's Christian Community Church, Morton Grove, Illinois
- in various ministry and prayer-related activities
- as a commissioned member in the Federation of Christian Ministries
- holds a Master of Divinity degree from Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary
- holds a Certificate in Alcohol and Drug Counseling in Illinois (IAODAPCA)
Elizabeth has ministered at churches, care centers and retirement communities. Her spiritual and theological training, experience and natural less-anxious presence allow her to bring strength and comfort to persons in need. Elizabeth is also a daughter and sister, a wife and mother, has four healthy, curious and strong-minded children in their teens, twenties, and thirties, and a loving husband who works as a senior editor at a trade publication in Chicago.
Lead me to listen and not dictate, to nurture and not natter.
Curb my desire to fix, manage and control.
Come alongside of me, and help me be a blessing to others, today.
Please, Lord, I pray. Read More
A Lament, for Many Reasons Bittersweet prayers, Lord! Thinking of my dad, gone for 42 years. Thinking of cancer, and how it robs so many Of such love, caring, and companionship. Bittersweet prayers, dear Jesus! Thinking of dying patients and loving families, Thinking of hospice and good-byes and grief. Bittersweet prayers, sweet Spirit! Thinking of… Read More
Monday Prayer: a prayer for dear seniors Dear Lord, thank You for dear seniors. Thank You for years of wisdom and time well spent. Thank You for frolic, foolishness and time well wasted. Help me to listen well when they reminisce, again. Help me have compassion when they cannot remember. Lead me to special conversations,… Read More
Dear Lord, I wait for You, but I so often can’t see You. Are You hiding from me? Dear Lord, I cry to You, and so often seem to cry into the darkness With no response. Are You shutting Your ears to me? Yet, I wait upon You, and hope in You. Dear Lord, I… Read More
Oh, God! I know You can come alongside of all who have deep emotion, bearing us up in Your everlasting arms. You will be with us through the deep waters, through all the tumult of our lives, whatever may happen and wherever that may lead us. Thank You for Your gracious promises that cannot fail. Read More
All sports teams take particular care to not spread the COVID virus. So, imagine the surprise when Aaron Rodgers, the star quarterback for the Green Bay Packers, found out last week that he tested positive for COVID. What is the matter with that? Aaron Rodgers lied about his vaccination status. He hadn’t been jabbed. Read More
There is an increasing feeling in my small congregation of mostly seniors that they are done with this continuing crisis. Done, meaning, done with. Tired of. They want everything to go back to some worldwide pre-set, pre-2020, Like, in some totally massive multi-player video game. Read More