Kate Forer is originally from Massachusetts but thoroughly enjoys calling North Carolina home. She is a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College and Duke Divinity School. Kate was ordained into the ministry in the fall of 2008 and has served congregations in Connecticut and North Carolina prior to her call to serve as Associate Minister at Umstead Park UCC. Kate is married to Taj and they have a son, Soren. Kate's interests include the connection between food and faith, environmental justice, and spiritual formation in individual lives.