K.C. Van Atta-Casebier

by Andrew Ware

In a conversation centered around self-worth, Rev. KC joins to talk about their journey and struggles as they have sought to understand caring for themself more.

Rev. K.C. Van Atta-Casebier (they/them) has served as an Associate Pastor and Director ofFamily Ministriesat Foundry United Methodist Church sinceJanuary of 2020.

They find their passion at the intersections of LGBTQIA+ advocacy, the work of anti-racism, education, and family life. K.C. believes that young people are the leaders of today — not tomorrow — and works tirelessly to give kids and youth opportunities for full participation and leadership in the church and the community. In return, the youth make fun of their southern accent.

K.C. is from Nashville, TN, and spent significant portions of their life in both Montevallo, AL and Martin, TN. They received a B.A. from Trevecca Nazarene University where they majored in Religion and Biology with minors in both Youth Ministry and Genetics. K.C. also played four years of collegiate basketball at Trevecca. In 2019, K.C. graduated summa cum laude from Duke Divinity School.

A lifelong Methodist who has served in ministry for over ten years,they were commissioned as a provisional Deacon in the Tennessee Conference of the UMC in 2019.

Find KC on Social Media: @revkcvc

Take a listen to their Podcast: The Autoparent Podcast (Apple Podcast Link)

Learn more about them:https://foundryumc.org/van-atta-casebier

Support them for St. Jude 5k:https://fundraising.stjude.org/site/TR/Walk/Walk?px=7530635&pg=personal&fr_id=137455

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Background Music from Yevhen Lokhmatov, ‘Race For Glory’www.melodyloops.com/tracks/race-for-glory/Granted permission to use this Music by Melody Loops and its licensees, including Andrew Ware.

Andrew Ware

Andrew is a pastor in the United Methodist Church serving Beech Grove UMC in Suffolk, Va. He is a husband to the most amazing wife and father to two amazing kids. I love to run and get active and I am a big advocate for self-care in whatever form helps you to care for yourself.


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