We have a small staff committed to providing an environment that is warm and welcoming. We hope that everyone who enters the Evanston Center for Spiritual Wholeness and Healing finds a space that is friendly and safe for soul exploration.
Director of Wholeness and Healing
Bethany Hader Crabbs serves as Director of Wholeness and Healing for University Park United Methodist Church and the Evanston Center for Spiritual Wholeness and Healing. She holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Church Music from Lambuth University in Jackson, TN (now University of Memphis: Lambuth Campus) and a Master of Arts in Christian Formation & Soul Care from Denver Seminary. Bethany manages all activities in the Evanston Center for Spiritual Wholeness and Healing and leads the congregation of University Park UMC in the areas of congregational and community care. She is from Nashville, TN and has worked for 10 years in church settings in various denominations including Methodist, Baptist, and Presbyterian. Bethany is married and has an infant daughter, who is her family's greatest joy. Bethany is also a trained spiritual director.
Pronouns: she, her, hers
Master of Social Work Intern
Elisabeth Bialosky is a social work graduate student at the University of Denver and the 2020-2021 intern for the Evanston Center. During her undergraduate, Elisabeth studied English Literature and Religion, focusing on Native American Literature and Western theologies. She went on to teach middle school special education for five years in Cleveland and Denver public schools. Elisabeth is from Cleveland, Ohio and moved to Denver in 2017. Her favorite things to do are write poetry, visit local bookstores, and watch fashion shows. Additionally, her favorite thing about Denver is how beautiful the Winter is.