More Than Enough

Rev. Eliza Smith DeBevoise
May 28, 2023 - 11:00am

Community engagement.
Love of neighbor.

Rev. Eliza Smith DeBevoise is the University Chaplain at Converse. Before coming to Converse, she served as a hospital chaplain resident for PRISMA Health in Greenville, SC. Eliza is a 2016 graduate of Furman University and a 2020 graduate of Columbia Theological Seminary, where she earned her Master of Divinity and Master of Arts in Practical Theology with a focus in Pastoral Care. Her areas of expertise include interfaith work, religious trauma theory, grief/ bereavement, and vocational discernment work with students. In 2020, Eliza won the Florie S. Johnson Award at Columbia Theological Seminary, showcasing her ability to offer spiritual care to those with a wide array of needs. In 2023, she led the opening of Valkerie Supply, a basic needs hub designed to offer supplemental support to Converse students facing food insecurity and other concerns ( ).

Upcoming Service

May Service Theme

Truth with Kindness

"My voice goes after what my eyes cannot reach,
With the twirl of my tongue I encompass worlds and volumes of worlds.

"Speech is the twin of my vision...
It provokes me forever...." (Walt Whitman, "Song of Myself" 25)

May Share The Plate

Women's Rights and Empowerment Network (WREN)

In May, we're sharing the plate with the Women's Rights and Empowerment Network (WREN), a South Carolina-based non-profit organization whose mission is to build a movement to advance the health, economic well-being, and rights of South Carolina’s women, girls, gender-expansive people, and their families.


We care for one another.


We are a people of faith and hope..


We care for our community.

Exploration of Faiths: Unitarian Universalists

Gratitude to the Spartanburg County Public Library and especially to Gwen Murtha for the opportunity to share about the Unitarian Universalist movement and our congregation in their Virtual Exploration of Faiths series.

Thank you to every person, whether part of our congregation or not, who makes this world more and more one in which we are Free To Love.

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