Beth Slevcove, M. A. Ed., M. A. Th.

Beth has served as a Spiritual Director since 1999.  She was trained in the ministry of Spiritual Direction as a two-year concentration for her M.A. in Theology at Fuller Theological Seminary.  Her book, Broken Hallelujahs: Learning to Grieve the Big and Small Losses of Life, was published by InterVarsity Press in 2016.  She finds herself mostly directing people in ministry, though is open to whoever feels a spiritual yearning to engage more fully in the sacred unfolding of life. Beth co-led SDSDA from 2013-2016.  In addition, she has co-led a Spiritual Direction training program through Christian Formation and Direction Ministries, co-taught a class on Spiritual Direction and Formation at Bethel Seminary, and worked with Youth Specialties (YS) as the Director of Spiritual Formation for 7 years.  As well as serving as a spiritual director, Beth is a hospice chaplain and cherishes her work tending to those at the end of life. ​Beth lives in Kensington with her husband and two children, two cats and a turtle. She has an evangelical background and appreciation, is deeply rooted in her urban Lutheran congregation (ELCA), and is an Oblate at St. Andrew’s Abbey, a Benedictine monastery in Valyermo, CA.  She loves surfing, road trips with her family in their old VW camper van, and reading in local coffee houses.