Kim Beckmann Interim Director of Contextual Education



    MDiv, Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago
    DMin in Preaching, Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago


For 21 years Beckmann was co-pastor, with her husband, Fredric Kinsey (MDiv, 1983) at an ECLA parish in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. From 2006 to 2009 she served as director of candidacy and director for women in ministry on behalf of the ELCA. Recently she has served as an interim pastor at nine different Lutheran parishes in transition throughout the Chicago area. She is the author of Prepare a Road: Preaching Vocation, Community Voice, Marketplace Vision (Cowley, 2002). She taught “Encountering the Living Word: Introduction to Preaching” at LSTC as an auxiliary faculty member in fall 2017 and spring 2018.

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