Mt. Paran Baptist Church
Sunday, July 14, 2024
The Church Where Everyone Is Somebody!

About Pastor Elliott

Rev. Susie Elliott
Rev. Susie Elliott is Co-Pastor  along with her daughter, Rev. Damele Elliott Collier of the Mt. Paran Baptist Church in Brooklyn. Through her leadership, Mt. Paran has established innovative programs that minister to the spiritual and social needs of her parishioners and members of the surrounding community. She is guided by Phil. 4:13: “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.”
Rev. Elliott holds a B.A. from Shaw University in Home Economics and Science and a Masters Degree in Guidance and Counseling from Brooklyn College. “Rev. Susie,” as she is also affectionately called, has also studied at the New York Theological Seminary. Rev. Elliott holds certificates from the Blanton Peale Institute in Pastoral Counseling. She has certification from the State of New York in Guidance and Counseling. She is a retired Counselor after having spent more than 25 years in the New York Public School System. As a Counselor, she dared to make a difference in the lives of the students with whom she came in contact. She is “guilty,” of having gone the extra mile for her students.
Rev. Elliott has given workshops on topics such as:"Pastoral Counseling," “Managing Stress Before It Manages You,” “Spiritual Maturity,” “Self Esteem and Personal Growth,”  and “Effective Communication For Couples.”
Some of her organizational affiliations include: Founder of the Mother/Daughters of Zion,  Founder and former Director of Project Hope, a mission dedicated to helping women released from prison, re-enter society.
She served for many years as Chairperson of the Hunger Committee of the Brooklyn Council of Churches.  She now serves as its President.
Susie Elliott is the wife of the late Rev. John Elliott and is the mother of five children, eight grandchildren, and four great-grand children.