KELLY ERIN O'PHELAN
Kelly (she/her/hers) joined the staff at All Saints in 2016 from Saint Mark’s Cathedral in Seattle where she served as the Canon for Children’s and Family Ministries. Before moving to Seattle, Kelly served at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Kansas City, Mo., as a youth minister from 2012-2015. Kelly also spent a year working in the Education Department at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City. Prior to that she served at St. Paul’s Episcopal Day School. Kelly holds a BA from the University of Missouri, Kansas City, where she studied urban education, teaching in urban, suburban, and private schools all over the Kansas City metro.
She has a love for cycling, the arts, and activism, and is passionate about the intersections of LGBTQ people, women’s liberation and the Black Lives Matter movement — charged by the belief that our liberation is bound together.
Kelly lives with her partner, Haley, in Highland Park with their dog Luna Tuna. In her spare time Kelly volunteers with The Trevor Project, the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ+ youth.