Chais DiMaggio – Received has an M.A.C.M at Harding School of Theology. B.A. in Bible from Ohio Valley University. Chais currently works for the Burlington Church of Christ in Burlington Massachusetts. Previous work includes: Associate Minister for the Springfield Church of Christ in Springfield, VT from 2007-2011, Minister at the Central Church of Christ in Clarksburg, WV from 2011-2014,  and Church Planter in Laconia, NH from 2014-2015.

Chais is an advocate for people with exceptional needs, particularly children with mental illness/disorder. He cared for two children with mental disorders over a decade. He also worked as a para-educator at an elementary school.

“Families of children with mental illness need a place to have faith. Our churches unfortunately don’t understand the difficult lives of families with mental illness. It is my hope to educated churches about the secret lives of these families so they can find a place for faith again.”

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