Meet Our Chaplains

Meet Our Chaplains

Susan Beam, M.Div., BCCSusan Beam, M.Div.

Manager Pastoral Care Department

Staff chaplain at Norman Regional Health System since 1998; B.A. Psychology, the University of Oklahoma; M.Div. Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Nine units of Clinical Pastoral Education at Methodist Hospital, Arcadia, Calif., Presbyterian Hospital, Oklahoma City and V.A. Medical Center, Oklahoma City.

Ordained Southern Baptist minister, endorsed as a healthcare chaplain by the North American Mission Board, Southern Baptist Convention.

 

Mike Bumgarner, M. Div., BCCMike Bumgarner, M. Div., BCC

Staff Chaplain at Norman Regional Health System since July 2004; On-call Chaplain at Norman Regional since 1986.

BA Religion, Wayland Baptist University, Plainview, Texas; M. Div. Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, Texas.

Ordained 1981 First Baptist, Columbia, SC; Clinical Pastoral Education: Baptist Medical Center, Columbia, South Carolina, June 1980 to August 1982; Endorsed as a healthcare chaplain by the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship; Board Certified Chaplain, Association of Professional Chaplains.

 

Lin Stern, BSN, M.Div.

Staff Chaplain at Norman Regional Health System since February, 2016. On-call Chaplain at Norman Regional since September, 2015. Education: BSN, University of Oklahoma School of Nursing. Master of Divinity, Saint Paul School of Theology, United Methodist Seminary, Kansas City, Missouri. Ordained by the Episcopal Diocese of Oklahoma. Clinical Pastoral Education (C.P.E.), 4 units, St. John’s Regional Health Center, Springfield, Missouri; Iowa Lutheran Hospital, Des Moines, Iowa; and Integris Baptist Medical Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.