Photo of the Holy Bible on a wooden bench in the sun shine

The Rev. Dr. Dianne Glave was born and raised in Queens, NY. Dr. Glave completed her M.Div. at the Candler School of Theology at Emory University, her M.A. and Ph.D. at Stony Brook University, and B.A. at Binghamton University. She has completed all the units in Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) as a resident chaplain at Emory Healthcare in Atlanta.

Professionally, she has been an insurance broker in New York City and a professor in Los Angeles and New Orleans. Her publications include Rooted in the Earth: Reclaiming the African American Environmental Heritage and To Love the Wind and the Rain: African American Environmental History, a co‐edited volume.

Most recently Dr. Glave has served as the associate pastor at Christ United Methodist Church in Bethel Park. For five years, she served as the Coordinator of Diversity Development for the Western Pennsylvania Conference, using her educational background in African American and environmental history and experience as a professor in African American Studies and Ethnic Studies as a foundation. Previously, Rev. Glave served as a pastor at Crafton United Methodist Church and an associate at Ingomar Church, both in the Pittsburgh District.

Rev. Glave’s father lives with her. Together, they care for Marley, their dog who is everyone’s best friend. She continues spending time with family and friends through her travels.


ELFHCC Chaplaincy Services Include:

Spiritual Care

  • Attentive, empathic listening presence
  • Utilize scripture and sacred text
  • Act as a reminder of the healing, sustaining, guiding and reconciling power of religious faith

Emotional Support (one-to-one, short-term)

  • Emotional and spiritual support offered in a safe environment
Clinical Pastoral Education Training
  • Are you interested in becoming a chaplain? For more information about Clinical Pastoral Education training, please contact the Rev. Dr. Dianne Glave by emailing or by calling 412.661.2802 Ext. 1037.