Mr. Brian Sieve
Chaplain Brian has a Bachelor’s degree from St. Louis University in education and theology, with an emphasis in English; speech, theatre, and communications. Brian is a Presidential Scholar working toward his M. Div. degree at Chicago Theological Seminary and plans to graduate in 2018. He spent the 2016-2017 school year as a Chaplain-intern with ECM, serving in both the City and County Detention Centers. Juvenile Detention Chaplaincy is the most powerful ministry Brian has ever experienced in his over 30 years of ministry.
Brian has a broad range of ministry experience, including addiction and recovery, pastoral care, working with the homeless, preaching, teaching and fundraising. Until recently, he was part of the pastoral staff of John Calvin Presbyterian Church in Bridgeton, MO. He currently serves as pastoral support at his home church, Metropolitan Community Church (MCC) of Greater Saint Louis. He is a guest preacher around the region for his denomination, MCC. He is in his third year on the board of ARCHway Institute for Addictive Disease. Brian is a house manager for the Recovery House, living with twelve recovering men in the first facility certified for the Missouri STR grant.
In his 25 years as an educator, Brian was fortunate to win scholarships and fellowships that enabled him to follow his passion to travel to many regions around the world to build relationship and learn from diverse people in their own faith and cultures.