The Church of the Chimes is delighted to welcome our new Senior Minister Elizabeth Bingham. She is a warm, down to earth woman who after only her first week with us has begun to do outreach to our community, We hope you will stop by the Church of the Chimes and take the opportunity to meet her and the members of the congregation. You will be welcome.
Beth Bingham was born and raised in Madison, Wisconsin. She graduated from Cornell College in Mt. Vernon Iowa with a B. A. and from Yale Divinity School with a Master of Arts in Religion. She then received her Doctor of Ministry degree from Garrett Evangelical Seminary in Evanston, Illinois.
She began her ministry in Milwaukee where she served as Director of Christian Education at North Shore Congregational Church and Chaplain at Columbia Hospital. She was at the Church of the Chimes as Assistant Minister, Minister at First Congregational Church in Anchorage, Alaska, then 25 years as Senior Minister at Pilgrim Congregational Church in Pomona, California and currently the Senior Minister at the Congregational Church of the Chimes, in Sherman Oaks, California.
Beth serves the NACCC on the Congregational Foundation for Theological Students. She is also an elected member of the Claremont Unified School District Board of Education. Beth enjoys reading, hiking, paddle boarding and serving her standard poodle Rookie.