Carol J. Phipps, Ph.D., creatively combines a wealth of education
and experience in Communications. Her work history blends the arts, teaching, pastoral care, public speaking, storytelling, acting, writing, and organizational and administrative skills. Currently, Phipps serves as a Hospital Chaplain. She has convened with other chaplains for the study of "Story-Listening," with Cannon Marlin Whitmer; and has studied the "Healing Power of Stories."
Phipps has 20-plus years experience in local church ministries, and community programming. She has presented programs in "Art as Ministry in Times of Transition," and “Art, Healing, & Spirituality.” Phipps has served as a Humor Consultant for local Hospital Oncology and Pediatric units; and she assisted the development of a hospital humor therapy room. Phipps traveled and taught for eight years with the National Clown, Mime, Puppet, and Dance Ministry, and Storytelling and Religious Message Workshop, both of which provided performance and class work in several states annually. Between 1985 and 2005 Phipps was both an instructor and performer for the National Clown School held in Missouri each February. Her Ph.D. degree is in Theology and the Arts. more »