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Katheen O'Keefe Reed

Kathleen O’Keefe Reed

The Rev. Kathleen O’Keefe Reed has served as pastor of University Lutheran Church since March 2013. A Chicago-area native, Pastor Reed studied at Boston University’s College of Communications and has an M.Div. from the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg. Her ministerial experience includes parish ministry in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Vermont; eight years as an assistant…

Kari Jo Verhulst, September2014

Kari Jo Verhulst

The Rev. Kari Jo Verhulst began serving as pastor of University Lutheran Church in September 2013. She holds an M.Div. from Weston Jesuit School of Theology and did an additional year of study at the Lutheran School of Theology in Chicago. She also serves as Lutheran Chaplain to MIT, and was a chaplain/spiritual care coordinator…

Jayms Battaglia

Jayms Battaglia

Jayms Battaglia, who joined the UniLu staff in 2003, serves as volunteer coordinator for the church community and students; coordinates use of our building by church groups and external partners; and is the church’s primary liaison with the Harvard Square Homeless Shelter and the Harvard Square Summer Shelter. She also provides support to UniLu pastors…

The Rev. Imogene Stulken

Imogene Stulken

A native of Nebraska, The Rev. Imogene Stulken, our music director—organist, is also an ordained ELCA pastor, serving as Protestant Campus Minister at the University of Massachusetts Lowell, where she is co-director of the Peace and Conflict Studies Institute (PACSI), Advisory Board member for the Greeley Scholar for Peace Studies, affiliate of the Center for…

Jonathan Mott

Jonathan Mott

Jonathan Mott, music director—choir, is originally from Winchester, Massachusetts. He is a graduate of Boston College, where he studied music composition and conducted several choral ensembles of student and professional musicians. He is now studying choral conducting at the Boston University School of Music.

Xiaolu Chen

Xiaolu Chen joined the staff in October 2016 as music coordinator and accompanist for the Bread ☩ Belonging family-friendly worship service. Xiaolu holds a Masters of Music (MM) in piano pedagogy from Michigan State University, an MM in Music Performance (piano) from the Setnor School of Music at Syracuse University, and a BA from the…

Chris Jen Kellam-Scott

Bunny Kellam-Scott

Bunny Kellam-Scott joined the UniLu staff as sexton in August 2016. She works with other staff and volunteers to maintain our building and grounds. Bunny has lived and worked in the Greater Boston area for over fifteen years. She has pursued many creative paths and is always looking for new ones to explore in depth.…

Kate Cottrell

Kate Cottrell

Kate Cottrell, a native of Maine, joined the UniLu staff during the summer of 2016 as a nursery attendant. Previously, she served St. Peter’s Episcopal Cathedral in Helena, Montana as their youth minister and cathedral administrator. She is currently a Master of Theological Studies candidate at Harvard Divinity School, where she studies women’s religious experiences…

Gurbani Kaur

Gurbani Kaur

Gurbani joined the staff as a nursery care attendant in September 2016 following fond memories of being first welcomed to Harvard in August 2013 as an incoming first-year participating in the First-Year Urban Program. Following participating in FUP as a FUPpie, Gurbani has returned to the space as a FUP Leader and Steering Committee Member…

Kristofer Rhude

Kristofer Rhude

Kristofer Rhude is a native of Cross Plains, Wisconsin. He joined the UniLu community in the fall of 2015 when he began the master of divinity program at Harvard Divinity School, where he studies religious literacy and education. He served as a peer organizer from 2015-16 and is UniLu’s HDS intern this year. Before coming…