Elim Christian Church of Chicago IL
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Pastor Eric Susberry

Eric A. Susberry, founder and pastor of Elim Christian Church for twenty-five years is an anointed pastor who has a commission to teach and preach the gospel of the Kingdom of God.   


Pastor Susberry has established three core values at the church: miracle evangelism, marriage/family and leadership. He believes that based on these values, the vision God has placed in his heart will be carried out and fulfilled.


Pastor Susberry holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Technology from Western Illinois University in Macomb, Illinois and was a former Chicago Police Officer.  He also holds a School of Ministry Certificate from Faith Tabernacle School of Ministry, the Illinois District Council of Assemblies of God and is a graduate of Living Word Bible Training Center, where Dr. Bill Winston is the Pastor.  Pastor Susberry, along with his wife, was ordained into Ministry in 1992, by Pastor Al Smith of Faith Tabernacle Church.


Pastor Susberry and his wife, Pastor Caren Susberry are committed to the building of strong families, based on kingdom principles from the Word of God.  He has been married for thirty-six years and is the father of three beautiful daughters who are married. He is the proud grandfather of four.


Pastor Caren Susberry

Pastor Caren Susberry is an ordained minister who assists her husband, Pastor Eric Susberry, in the Pastorate. She currently serves in the area of teacher/preacher at Elim Christian Church located on the South side of Chicago. She is an anointed servant of God who has a passion for teaching the importance of intimacy with God, the value of discipleship, and being filled with the Holy Spirit. Her ministry gifts are exhortation, teaching, and prophesy. Pastor Caren leads the Life Line Intercessory Prayer Ministry in her church, My Sister’s Keeper Women’s Ministry and counsels married couples alongside her husband. She teaches Wednesday Night Bible study and Marriage Enrichment Classes. She is a conference and church speaker as well, with a heart for God’s people with emphasis on women.


Pastor Caren holds a Bachelor degree in speech and language therapy from the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley, Colorado. She also holds School of Ministry certificates from Faith Tabernacle School of Ministry, Chicago, The Illinois District Council of the Assemblies of God, and is a graduate of Living Word Bible Training Center.


Pastor Caren took her first missionary trip 2004 to hold conferences in Nyahururu, Nyaharu and Nairobi Kenya to teach Pastor’s wives and women the Word of God. Her love for ministering to women has now expanded to include women across the globe.


Pastor Caren and her husband are committed to the building of strong families. She has been married for thirty-six years and is the mother of three beautiful daughters who are married, Erica (George) Reed, Brittany (Torrian) Scott, and Noel (Vincent) Rey. She is the proud grandmother of four.

Sunday Morning
8am & 11am: Worship Service
9:45am: Sunday School

Wednesday Evening
7:00pm: Mid Week Service, Teen, Youth,
               Children and Nursery Ministry

2735 W. 79th ST.
Chicago, IL 60652
Phone: (773) 436-8850

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