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Jim Elliot


E: jbechap@gmail.com

C: 215.799.0143

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What did you do before becoming a Chaplain at Simmons?

I worked 11 1/2 years with the Burroughs Corp. before going into ministry. I have served in 3 churches: Blackhawk Baptist in Ft .Wayne, Indiana as a Youth & Evangelism Pastor for 4 years; Calvary Church Souderton, Pennsylvania as an Associate Pastor & Outreach Pastor for 6 years; and at Halethorpe Community Church as their Sr. Pastor for 19 years. 

When and why did you become a Chaplain?

I wanted to continue to serve The Lord and have relationships to serve people in our community.

What do you like to do in your free time? 

I enjoy reading, collecting coins and playing card games.

Who have been the most influential people in your life?

Nelson Sporer: Close friend, mentor, confidant & model Christian servant.

Pastor David Jerimiah: 1st Pastor I served with.

Pastor Bob Smith: He was the last Pastor I served with.