Katy Shevel joins WPC from Fairmount Presbyterian Church in Califon, New Jersey, where she served as Solo Pastor for five years. She has served as a chaplain intern both at the Trenton Psychiatric Hospital and New Jersey State Prison in Trenton. She served Presbyterian congregations as a pastoral intern in Georgia and in Iowa.
Katy received a Master of Divinity (M.Div.) and Master of Theology (Th.M.) from Princeton Theological Seminary, and a B.A. in religious studies from Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa. She brings abundant intellect, relational gifts, a passion for teaching and, spiritual depth to her role of leading the vital programs of our church.
Katy works alongside the members of our staff to implement vision and direction for our church program year. She oversees the educational ministries in the life of our church, including directly supervising our vibrant Adult Education program. She also oversees our active Community Fellowship team, leads New Member outreach and classes, and supports our Women's and Men's ministries. Katy currently teaches our Word Before Work Women's Bible study on Wednesday mornings at 7 a.m.
Katy met her husband Tyler at seminary. She enjoys a piping cup of tea and a good conversation. She is a regular blogger at Presbyterian Outlook.