Mother Arelis Beevers Davis
|Mother Arelis Beevers Davis serves as the Episcopal District Supervisor of the Women’s Missionary Society and Young People’s Division of the Ninth Episcopal District of the African Methodist Episcopal Church.|
Born in Samana, Dominican Republic, to Mr. Federico Beevers and the late Mrs. Luz Francisca Beevers, Mother Davis moved to the United States and was educated in the Belmar Public School System in Belmar, New Jersey.
Mother Davis earned the Bachelor of Arts degree from Morris brown College in Atlanta, Georgia and Master of Education degree, with an emphasis in Spanish Education, from the University of Alabama in Birmingham.
While fulfilling the requirements for her Master degree, Mother Davis studied at the University of Guadalajara in Mexico. Mother Davis has nearly thirty years experience as an educator during which time she has impacted, molded and inspired students in the public school systems and at the college level in the state of Alabama and Georgia. She presently serves as a Spanish Teacher, par excellence, at Frederick Douglas High School in Atlanta, Georgia.
Mother Davis has been the recipient of numerous awards and honors from numerous organizations including: Who’s Who Among Black Americans an the National Hispanic Society. She is a member of the Professional Association of Georgia Educators (PAGE), the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and the prestigious sisterhood of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.
In the Ninth Episcopal District, Mother Davis supervises missionaries which encompass the state of Alabama. The District consists of six Conferences: the Alabama Conference, the South Alabama Conference, the East Alabama Conference, the Central Alabama Conference, the North Alabama Conference and the West Conference. Beyond her mission in Alabama, Mother Davis’ travels have taken her to Hong Kong, Bermuda, Bahamas, England, Singapore, Malaysia, Germany, Brazil, Canada, and East, West and South Africa.