Katy Shevel

Associate Pastor for Congregational Life


Katy Shevel joins WPC from Fairmount Presbyterian Church in Califon, New Jersey, where she served as Solo Pastor from 2015 – 2020. She was actively involved in her local community, officiating local memorial services and serving as the Fairmount Firehouse Chaplain. She was also active in the Presbytery of Newton, where she was a member of the Presbytery Musical Group, wrote posts for the presbytery blog, and served on the Emergency and Mission Co-op. She has been a chaplain intern at the Trenton Psychiatric Hospital and New Jersey State Prison in Trenton and a pastor intern at Kirkwood Presbyterian Church in Kennesaw, Georgia and, Lakeside Presbyterian Church in Storm Lake, 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.