Dss. M. Clare Burgess
Dss. Clare was born in Germany into a career Army family. She graduated from high school in Columbia, South Carolina and joined the U.S. Air Force in 1986, serving for 29 years as an intelligence analyst in many parts of the world. A veteran of Desert Shield/Desert Storm and Operations Iraqi and Enduring Freedom, she retired in 2015 as a Chief Master Sergeant. During her last three years in the Air Force, she responded to the Lord’s call, being the first to complete the inaugural Deaconess track of study at Logos House of Theological Studies in May 2015. Dss. Clare is passionate about the building up of the kingdom of Christ and especially in the spiritual development of women and children. She is the lead Catechist in Catechesis of the Good Shepherd. She also leads the Altar Guild and directs the the Food Pantry Ministry.