ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – The Abilene Police Department is welcoming a new full-time Chaplain.
Chaplain Beth Reeves, who has been the Department’s part-time Chaplain for the past 5 years, began her full-time position March 19 after receiving City Council approval.
Her position is funded by local pastors who make-up the 1-Kingdom organization.
A press release from Abilene police includes the following biography on Chaplain Reeves:
Beth served as the Congregational Care Minister at Highland Church of Christ from July 2005 to March 2018. Chaplain Beth earned a Master’s Degree in Religious Education from Rochester College, Michigan, in April 2017 and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Social Work from Abilene Christian University. She raised five boys, all of whom are Eagle Scouts and live throughout Texas. She has one daughter-in-law and a second expected in July 2018.
“Chaplain Beth will continue to serve the citizens of Abilene through all imaginable crises, while also enjoying life’s celebrations including weddings and childbirths,” according to the press release.