Elizabeth A. Kammerdiener, M. Div. 


Bachelor of Arts

Southern Illinois University

Carbondale, Illinois 

Master of Divinity

Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary

Mill Valley, California

Spanish Language Institute

San Jose, Costa Rica

Clinical Pastoral Education­ (Four Units)

Erlanger Health System

Chattanooga, Tennessee


Ordained to the Ministry: 1998

Critical Incident Stress Management—Basic

Board Certified Chaplain, Association of Professional Chaplains; 2000

2004 Catholic Health Initiatives Ethics Associate Program; 2006

Spanish/English Medical Interpreter Certificate, University of Georgia; 2008

Associate of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth; 2009

Certification of Completion as a Healing Touch Practitioner; 2011

Recognized Clergy of Alliance of Baptists 2012


Memorial Hospital, Chattanooga, Tennessee 2002 – present

Chaplain Church on the Lake, Hixson, Tennessee 2008 – present

Pastor St. Elmo United Methodist Church, Chattanooga, Tennessee 2006 – 2013

Minister of Music First Baptist Church, Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia 1997 – 2001

Associate Pastor International Mission Board, Southern Baptist Convention 1990 –1997

Professor at the International Baptist Seminary in Cali, Colombia