Rev. Kathryn M Schreiber is a United Church of Christ minister who has served congregations in California and Oregon since the 1990’s. She will begin her service to Berkeley Chinese Community Church, UCC as Lead Pastor in late August 2019. She recently concluded a Designated Term pastorate with First Congregational Church of Martinez, UCC.
Pastor Kathryn’s ministry has been deeply blessed by the welcome of diverse congregations and multi-faith organizations. Regardless of ethnicity, class, location, or segment of Christian theology she finds in all people she serves a community manifesting God’s love, through Christ, unique to its setting.
A graduate of the University of Memphis, Bachelor of Liberal Studies (Creative Communications Media) and Pacific School of Religion, Master of Divinity, after seminary she was accepted into Ph.D. programs at the Graduate Theological Union (Phenomenology of Religion) and University of California at Berkeley (Cognitive Anthology). Instead of an academic path, Pastor Kathryn choose to continue learning through service with local congregations. Ministry professional training includes Clinical Pastoral Education and both levels of Intentional Transitional Ministry training.
Originally from Tennessee, Pastor Kathryn has lived on the West Coast for 25 years. She is a huge fan of the Pacific Ocean, enjoys making art and writing, and always enjoys a good meal with her loved ones, especially the little ones. She is delighted to be returning to Berkeley, excited to be called to serve BCCC, and thrilled to be miles closer to family.
For more – see her website: http://inthebiglove.com