Reverend Sally Bevill has been an ordained minister in the Methodist church for 31 years. Sally is a graduate of Millsaps College where she received her BA in Voice performance. After serving three summers as a missions volunteer in La Paz, Bolivia; Reverend Bevill attended Candler School of Theology at Emory University in Atlanta, GA where she graduated with honors and received her Masters of Divinity. For ten years Reverend Bevill served as a Domestic missionary with the General Board of Global Ministries. As a missionary assigned to the MS Conference, Reverend Bevill served as the director of Hispanic Ministries, created and developed the Trinity Mission Center in Forest, MS and co-founded The Mississippi Immigrant Rights Alliance.
After Hurricane Katrina, Reverend Bevill moved to the Gulf Coast to work with the Hispanic community and to help in the recovery efforts. She founded the non-profit organization El Pueblo/Project Safe Space, a ministry for immigrants and other vulnerable groups such as the residentially challenged. As the director of El Pueblo/Project Safe Space, Reverend Bevill became a Board of Immigration Appeals Immigration Specialist, an ESL teacher, and a grant writer. Her work with immigrants and the homeless community, as well as her passion for social justice and advocacy, have made her the recipient of numerous awards and recognitions. She continues to serve as an immigration law consultant and spends her energy fighting for equality and justice, while preaching and teaching the love and compassion of Christ.
She has served in local churches along the way including Vicksburg, Hernando, D'Iberville, Ridgeland, Jackson, Biloxi, and Lewisburg. Sally loves to preach, teach, sing, and laugh. Sally has three children: Sara, Andrew, and Anna Del Castillo.
They are her greatest joy and blessing!
Sally is married to Todd Eman who works in sales for Nestle USA.