Ellis is a strong Bible believing, passionate and dedicated Christian woman. She is a powerful, dynamic speaker who shares
a unique testimony of the healing power of God's love that can enable men and women to overcome a lifetime of hurt,
shame and prejudices.
She has taught women how to be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might for more than 30 years. She teaches
that women are precious in God's eyes. She encourages women to stand and be holy; to walk and not grow weary; to
be overcomers; to run for the prize set before them in Christ Jesus.
Rev. Catherine served at All Nations Community Church as Superintendent of Children's Sunday
School and as Prayer Minister. She spoke at ANCC on several occasions as well as other churches in the area.
Pastor Ellis graduated from and was ordained through Crystal Springs Bible Institute
in Ohio. She also graduated Summa Cum Laude in Biblical Studies from Christian Life College in
Mount Prospect Illinois.
She is a
member of the American Association of Christian Counselors and is a Board Certified Pastoral Counselor. She has also completed
a number of additional AACC courses for ongoing certification.
Catherine, in addition to her pastoral and counseling responsibilities, has served as Bereavement and Volunteer Coordinator
for Oasis Hospice and Palliative Care for the past three years in the Chicago Metropolitan area.
Rev. Catherine developed a counseling ministry through AACC called
Titus Women and trained a group of women over a two year period to counsel other women in the church.
She chartered a chapter of Flame Fellowship in North Ridgeville, Ohio and was
its first president. She has been a speaker for Women's Aglow, Assemblies of God Pastor's Wives, Illinois Full Gospel
Women's Retreat and Hope Lutheran Church Parents Group.
She has had one of her papers published in the Christian Branch, a publication
of Christian Fellowship Church in Illinois.
and Earl have been married for 55 years and have three married children, nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren.