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Sara Hope Swinson, American writer, artist. Staff writer New City Fellowship's Mainliner, St. Louis, since 2001; Member of Focus 11 Artists Collective, St. Louis Writer's Guild, St. Mary's Hospital Bioethics Committee (committee member representing patient's rights 2001-2003), Center for Culture and Bioethics.

Background

Swinson, Sara Hope was born on September 10, 1964 in Denver, Colorado, United States. Daughter of Honey Constance Harriet Shulman and Thomas Stanley Swinson.

Education

Bachelor in Bible and Religion, Montreat, North Carolina, 1993. Master of Arts in Exegetical Theology, Covenant Theological Seminary, Missouri, 1996.

Career

Social worker MERS, Goodwill Industries, St. Louis, 1998—2005. Media coordinator Zip for Senate, Jefferson County, 2005. With hospital chaplaincy, clinical pastoral education St. Louis University Hospital, 2005—2006.

Vocational evaluator, social worker Lakes Country Resource Centers, St. Louis, 2005—2006. Hospital chaplain, resident in clinical pastoral education St. Luke's Hospital, 2006—2008. With Grace Peace Womens Shelter, since 2007, Friendship Village St. Louis Activities, since 2008.

Columnist St. Louis Suburban Journals, 2004—2005. Staff writer, music journalist Nighttimes.com, St. Louis, since 2005. Freelance writer St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Writer (humor columns, social critiques, reviews) Opinion Shaper's Columnist, archaeological (byzantine mosaic floor) Abila of the Decapolis. Exhibit, Prophetic Self-Portrait, Bird Series, exhibitions include New York 18th Annual Outsider Art Fair, 2010, Help Haiti, Lost Bird, Telling our Stories.

Membership

Staff writer New City Fellowship's Mainliner, St. Louis, since 2001. Member of Focus 11 Artists Collective, St. Louis Writer's Guild, St. Mary's Hospital Bioethics Committee (committee member representing patient's rights 2001-2003), Center for Culture and Bioethics.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, painting, acting, collecting globes and pens.

Connections

father:
Honey Constance Harriet Shulman

mother:
Thomas Stanley Swinson