Rev. Dr. William R. Greaver, III

Academic Education  


Bachelor of Arts,  Social Work & Psychology, (B.A. / BSW)

                  Concordia College, Moorhead, MN


Master of Divinity, (M. Div.)

                   Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago. Chicago, IL


Doctorate of Psychology (Psy. D.)

                  Graduate Theological Foundation, Mishawaka, IN


Diploma Basic Chaplain Course

                  Air University, Chaplain Service Institute, USAF-Reserves,            

                  Maxwell, A.F.B., Montgomery, AL


CPE Education


Pre-CPE:  Saint Luke’s Hospital, Fargo, ND - ACPE


Basic CPE:  University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, IL - ACPE


CPE Resident:  Catholic Community Service’s Homeless Adult Services – Hospitality Kitchen, Nativity House, and Tacoma Avenue Shelter  - ACPE


Chaplain Experience:  Rape & Abuse Trauma, Burn Center, Children’s Hospital, Emergency Room, Mental Health, General Hospital, Homeless, Veterans, Felons, Elderly & Children


CPE Supervisor Candidate:  Franciscan Health Systems, Tacoma, WA (5 hospitals plus Hospice House). Association of Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE)


Spiritual Care Manager:  Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center, Reno, NV


CPE Supervisor Fellow:  College of Pastoral Supervision & Psychotherapy (CPSP)


CPE Supervisor Education Fellow:  University of Holistic Theology & Spirituality, Tacoma, WA.   Center for Spiritual Care and Pastoral Formation (CSCPF)


Ordination:  1996 Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Endorsement:  2010 National Association of Congregational Christian Churches


Church Pastor Experience:  20 + years | IL, MN, SD, WA, parish and church


Pastoral Educator Experience:  20 + years  |  Teaching Volunteers & Trainees Pastoral Care, beginning in 1994 at First Lutheran Church, Pontiac, IL, teaching Barnabas Ministry


Chaplain Experience:  25 + years  |  IL, MN, SD, ND, WA, NV, state & federal prison and penitentiary chaplain, nursing home chaplain, hospital chaplain, Civil Air Patrol chaplain, United States Air Force Reserve chaplain 10 years, Industrial chaplain


Professor Greaver is available for consultation by appointment


Work:    253.442.6851

Office:   253.292.6089


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West Coast Office:

7209 S. Puget Sound Avenue

Tacoma, WA 98409

Phone:  (253) 442-6851

Fax: (253) 212-3343

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