Poverty Tours

  • August 2: Greenville Health System residents
  • August 23: Greenville Homes for All

Please contact me to schedule a tour. 



  • August 13: Poverty Simulation for Thomas E. Kerns Elementary
  • August 14: Poverty Simulation for Northwood Middle School
  • August 29: Poverty Simulation for Blythe Academy
  • September 29: Poverty Simulation at Surfside UMC at Surfside Beach, SC
  • October 1: Two poverty simulations for Pickens School District 2
  • October 15: Poverty Simulation at McKissick Academy of Science and Technology

Please contact me to schedule a simulation. 


Beth’s Workshops, Retreats, and Preaching

  • August 12: Preach at St. Matthew UMC
  • August 20-22: Uncharted Journey workshops at Presbyterian Church USA Board of Pensions Well-Being Retreat at Montreat, NC
  • September 9: Speak at Haddon Friendship Class at Aldersgate UMC
  • September 16: Preach at Grace Covenant Presbyterian
  • October 5: Uncharted Journey at First Baptist Greenville Seniors Group
  • October 22: Workshop on Understanding Poverty in the Classroom at Woodland Elementary


Beth’s Book Signings and Conversations

Beth’s newest book, Uncharted Journey: On the Challenges of Getting Older and Other Transitions, is now available

The Christmas Strawberry and Other Stories is a collection of stories and poems that reflects on the inherent contrasts of Advent and Christmas: joy and sorrow, traditions and just getting through, religious emphases and secular aspects, loneliness and love, wealth and poverty. Some people live more on one side than the other but in reaching out, all our lives are enriched.

School personnel find that Understanding Poverty in the Classroom is a great book to read and discuss together.

Several women’s groups have used Conversations on the Porch or More Conversations on the Porch for their year long study and discussion. Sunday School classes and missions committees have used Loving Our Neighbor a as part of their working together.

Buncombe Street UMC uses Angelika’s Journal with their Sprouts group (4th and 5th graders.) Here’s what their leader, Gayle Quay said about the experience:  “Just wanted you to know that the Sprouts are loving your book. We are using it during Covenant time doing a week at a time. The leaders said they really related to it Sunday night which was our first night. Thanks for the suggestion, I’m so excited to find something they can relate to.” School personnel and church study groups have also found this book easy to relate to and impactful in their learning about homelessness and poverty.

All books are available online and at  Fiction Addiction behind Haywood Mall.

A Coat Named Mr. Spot and Angelika’s Journal are available at avenidabooks.com.

Refrigerator Prayers for Ordinary People is available at https://www.createspace.com/4906363

You can always contact me if you want to purchase any books.

Contact me for a book reading or signing for any of my  books.

If you would like to be added to my schedule, please click here to contact me or call (864) 380-6023.

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