About

Elder Cassandra  Bering, MDiv.   

 

Cassandra is the founder/CEO of Cassandra Bering Ministries, Inc., para-church and outreach ministry.  

 

She is a trailblazer and change agent with a resilient spirit of advocacy and passion for leadership coaching, spiritual renewal, empowerment and social justice.  She served on various Texas committees with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).  Notably, the first woman to serve as President of the Palestine/Anderson County, TX Branch of the NAACP. While serving in this capacity, was awarded Voters Registration Award by the state of Texas, Secretary of State Roger Williams.

 

Cassandra has served the state of Texas in various capacities of adult and juvenile criminal justice for twenty-two (22) years. She was the first African American female to promote to the rank of Sergeant of Corrections at Dr. George Unit in April 1995.

She is a certified Chapel Leader at Union Gospel Missions Homeless Shelter of Fort Worth, TX. 

 

Cassandra holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Sciences: Family and Child Development from Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX and a Master of Divinity from Texas Christian University Brite Divinity School, Fort Worth, TX.  She served as President of the Black Seminarians Union at Brite. She is pursuing a Doctor of Ministry at Regent University, Va. Beach, VA.

She is a singer, psalmist and worshiper. Her repitoire spans traditional and contemporary gospel, operetta, chorale, jazz and gospel jazz.

Cassandra was appointed by Governor Greg Abbott to the Texas Juvenile Justice Advisory Board on March 21, 2019.

She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorotity, Inc.

 

Scripture of passion: He who has begun a good work in you shall perform it until the day of Jesus Christ. Philippians 1:6.

 

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