Originally from rural Alabama, Katie Kirk is a candidate for ordination in the Episcopal Church through the Diocese of Alabama. She has a B.A. in Philosophy from Auburn University and spent her Fulbright year teaching English in Hannover, Germany. Most recently, she is a third-year seminarian at Yale Divinity School and an alumna of the Fellowship at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics. Katie is facilitating the reimagining work of Shalom, UCC, a vibrant online worshiping community.