Rev. B. Tim Harrison

Photo of Rev. Dr. Tim HarrisonChaplain

Director of Church Relations

Office: Bothwell Chapel, First Floor

Phone: (618) 537-6962

About Tim

Tim graduated from Bethany College in May of 1984. After four years teaching special education in the public schools, he entered Candler School of Theology at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. Tim then graduated in May of 1990 with a Masters of Divinity. Following seminary, Tim spent a year studying in Germany. He served various United Methodist Churches as pastor-in-charge and as an associate during the years 1991-1992 and 1995-1998. In between, Tim served at Reinhardt College, a United Methodist institution, as an associate minister and campus minister from 1992-1995. In May of 2007, Tim graduated from Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C. with a Doctorate of Ministry degree in the Campus Ministry tract.

In 1998, Tim came to McKendree to serve as Chaplain and Director of Church Relations. He is responsible for religious life programming on campus and continued development of relations with churches and religious bodies in the region.

Tim, his wife Danielle, and his three children, Elana, Lukas, and Alexander reside in Lebanon. McKendree Center for Faith & Spirituality


Doctor of Ministries in the Campus Ministry Tract, Wesley Theological Seminary (Washington, D.C.) (2007)

Master of Divinity, Emory University (Candler School of Theology) (1990)

Bachelor of Arts, Bethany College (Kansas) (1984)

Prior Work Experience

Associate Minister (1992-95) in O’Fallon, Illinois

Associate Pastor and Associate Campus Minister (1991-1992) in Georgia

Middle School Special Education Resource Teacher (85-88) in Georgia

Special Education Teacher (1984-85) in Alaska