Kim received her M. Div. from Vanderbilt in 1997, was subsequently ordained in Vermont and has held standing in the Illinois Conference of the UCC ever since. She has served three churches and worked in campus ministries. Over the years she has been active at all levels of the demonination as well as being committed to ecumenical and interfaith relations. Kim is a feminist, process thinker and appreciates the works of the mystics. She enjoys time in nature, being around water and animal life of all kinds. Her family includes her husband, Dr. Aaron Newcomb, her sons, Joey & Clif as well as their cat and 3 dogs.