About Dianne Glave
The Rev. Dr. Dianne Glave was born and raised in Queens. Dr. Glave completed her M.Div. at the Candler School of Theology at Emory University, her M.A. and Ph.D. at Stony Brook University, and B.A. at Binghamton University.
Professionally, she has been an insurance broker in New York City and a professor in Los Angeles and New Orleans. Her publications include Rooted in the Earth: Reclaiming the African American Environmental Heritage and To Love the Wind and the Rain: African American Environmental History, a co‐edited volume.
Dr. Glave has served as the associate pastor at Christ United Methodist Church in Bethel Park since May of 2020. For five years, she served as the Coordinator of Diversity Development for the Western Pennsylvania Conference, using her educational background in African American and environmental history and experience as a professor in African American Studies and Ethnic Studies as a foundation. Previously Rev. Glave served as a pastor at Crafton United Methodist Church and an associate at Ingomar Church, both in the Pittsburgh District.
Dr. Glave’s passions and gifts are preaching, strategic planning, prophecy, discernment, and relationship building.
Rev. Glave’s father recently moved in with her. Together, they care for Marley, a loving Havanese. Their dog is everyone's best friend. She continues spending time with family and friends, having traveled to Greece, Italy, the UK, France, Mexico, Chile, and Peru. She has also spent times in Los Angeles, New York City, and Washington, DC with her family. She has visited several national parks including Joshua Tree, Grand Canyon, Glacier, Sequoia, and the Everglades.
About East Liberty Family Health Center
East Liberty Family Health Center provides care through doctors, dentists, social workers, a chaplain, and psychologists. Their mission is to witness to God’s love, known in Jesus Christ, by empowering our patients through community centered, whole-person quality health care for all, which includes those who are uninsured, underinsured, and underserved.
Their core values are:
We believe in and are committed to Jesus Christ in all we do. We are dedicated to caring for others in the manner He cares for us, partnering with the Body of Christ.
We access God’s presence through prayer and worship, celebrating out limitations and His greatness, sharing our thanks and our needs, and seeking His help and direction.
We take responsibility for the gifts we have been given and the ministry in which we serve, seeking to efficiently use resources entrusted to us while always searching for new ways to improve.
We are a community in service together, united as members of God’s family; respecting, sharing with, and offering support to one another.
We are called to compassionately serve others by providing whole-person health care, which includes listening to needs and responding with the necessary medical, emotional and spiritual support.
We acknowledge our limitations, place a priority on personal growth, and seek a sustainable balance in our lives.