Bere is the new Reconciliation Program Minister for the Christian Church in Indiana and Reconciliation Ministries of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). Bere was born and raised in Central Mexico, in the beautiful town of San Luis Potosí, where she obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. Since early in her life, Bere has been passionate about social justice issues, learning from her mother who worked hard and relentlessly to demand equal rights for people with disabilities. Bere came to Indianapolis in 2012 to pursue a dual degree at Christian Theological Seminary, graduating in December 2016 with a Master of Divinity and a Master of Arts in Marriage & Family Therapy. Prior to joining the regional staff as the Reconciliation Program Minister, Bere was working Staff Therapist at Adult & Child Health Center, Inc., and she currently serves as Worship Minister at Iglesia Hermandad Cristiana in Indianapolis, as well as Vice Moderator of Obra Hispana’s Executive Committee. She is engaged to be married in the summer of 2017 to Rev. Ronnie Bell, a United Methodist Church pastor on the staff of North United Methodist Church in Indianapolis. Bere’s passion resides in people’s stories and the beauty and power that come out of them. At the end of it all, we are all part of God’s creative story!