Memphis Tennessee Public Schools
Memphis State University Undergraduate in Education
Perkins School of Theology Master of Divinity
United Methodist Church Ordained Elder
Dr. Beverly Woodard
Rev. Dr. Beverly Jo Brown Brassel Woodard has four children, and ten grandchildren. In her previous 36 year career with the US Postal Service, Dr. Woodard has lived and worked in Tennessee, Texas, Alabama, Nebraska, Washington D.C. and Texas. Dr. Woodard credits her ability to communicate effectively and establish positive and effective relationships with valuable human people to her time with USPS.
Dr. Woodard was called by God to church ministry in 2004 and completed her Master of Divinity from Perkins School of Theology in Dallas, Texas, with a certification in Pastoral Care in 2010. Additionally, she has certifications from Perkins in Spiritual Direction and Preaching. She was certified in the United Methodist Church (UMC) in 2010 and ordained as an Elder in the UMC in 2012 in the Texas Annual Conference. Dr. Woodard comes to us from Bristol and Wesley Chapel United Methodist Churches in Bristol, Wisconsin.
For the past 2 years and continuing while at FUMC Cushing, Dr. Woodard has also been an Adjunct, Assistant Professor at Oral Roberts University.
She enjoys education and is in love with learning and the
continued development of herself. She is dedicated to
preaching and teaching from the Bible and leading the
church in the development of powerful disciples for the
Lord Jesus Christ. Dr. Woodard in passionate about
missions and outreach and excited to work with the youth.
She strives to help members be comfortable with acceptance
of the Holy Spirit as the God Who is invisible,
yet very active all the time.