Betsy is a lifelong member of Avondale UMC. She is a candidate for ordination as a deacon in the
United Methodist Church and serves this congregation on a part time basis providing pastoral
care for the congregation, leading Adult Ministries and assisting the pastor in worship. She also
works full time for Heartland Hospice as a Chaplain, providing care and counseling to bereaved
persons and spiritual care for patients as well as their families and caregivers. She earned a
Bachelor’s Degree in Health Education from the University of North Florida and a Master’s
Degree in Christian Ministry from Asbury Theological Seminary.
Betsy has two grown sons who were raised with the assistance of the love and care of this
congregation. They are both happily married and Betsy is Nana to four beautiful grandchildren.
She will be happy to show you their pictures any time!