A United Church of Canada minister and former General Secretary of The Canadian Council of Churches.
The CCC is comprised of 26 member denominations representing more than 85% of the Christians in Canada.
Karen is an Old Testament scholar, works nationally and internationally in the area of Interfaith Dialogue and teaches an interfaith course at St. George’s Anglican College in Jerusalem.
She co-chaired the global Parliament of the World’s Religions in 2018, is very engaged in refugee support and is studying Arabic as her eighth language.
Her award-winning Old Testament book was published in 2009 and she is honoured to be the recipient of a number of ecumenical and interfaith awards.
Most importantly, she is the thrilled grandma (Nonna) of Emmett and Gabriel.