Karen Ward

Karen M. Ward is the Vicar of St Andrew and All Souls Episcopal Church, Portland, Oregon, a ‘new parish’ mission of the Diocese of Oregon (online at portlandabbey.org). Karen also directs Portland Abbey Arts (abbeyarts.org). Previously, Karen founded and served as Vicar Church of the Apostles, Seattle, WA (2002-2011). Karen speaks and consults on emerging missiology, liturgy, leadership, evangelism, ‘new parish’ and ‘neo-monastic’ approaches to church in emerging and post-Christian culture. When not pastoring St Andrew and All Souls and directing Abbey Arts, Karen likes brewing kombucha, drinking craft beer and pour over coffee, listening to electronic music, Apple computer geeking, travel and spending time with family and friends.