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The Rev. Susan Crowell The Rev. Susan Crowell is senior pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church in Greenville, SC.

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The Rev. Susan Crowell

Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

Trinity Lutheran Church, Greenville, SC

 

The Rev. Susan J. Crowell is senior pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church in Greenville, SC. Susan has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Furman University and a Master in Divinity from Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary in Columbia, SC.

Susan came to Trinity in 1993 for a one-year pastoral internship and never left! She was called to serve as the Associate Pastor in 1995 and Senior Pastor in 2001  She has served on the SC ELCA Synod Council, the SC Synod of the ELCA Executive Committee, the SC Synod Finance Committee, and on the Board of Trustees of the ELCA Foundation. She currently serves on the Board of Trustees for Lutheran Homes of SC and is a member of the SC Synod Candidacy Committee.

Susan and her husband Mark are adapting to life as empty-nesters as their daughter Elizabeth begins her college career at Furman University.  In her free time, Susan enjoys traveling with her family, reading, yoga, scrapbooking, and cooking healthy food.

 


Latest Content by The Rev. Susan Crowell

The Rev. Susan Crowell

Susan Crowell: The Transformative Power of Grace

Romans 12:1-8

12th Sunday after Pentecost - Year A

August 27, 2017

The Rev. Susan Crowell (ELCA)

 

When I was fifteen years old, I began working at a little country restaurant in a neighboring town. I wore a gingham apron with matching kerchief to cover my hair and I spent the evenings refilling tea and water glasses, visiting with the dinner guests, and taking care of their needs. I loved the job, and I thought that I was pretty good at it. Everything changed when the manager informed me that the girl who was hired to wash dishes wanted to work out front and that the two of us would be alternating our jobs every other day. I was to wash dishes? Something I didn't even do at home! I was appalled at the perceived injustice. Because I could not stand the thought of washing dishes for five hours each evening, I quit.

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