The Rev. Dr. Katie Givens Kime

Denomination: Presbyterian Church (USA) (PCUSA)
Organization: Alliance for Christian Media

President and CEO, Alliance for Christian Media, and Exec. Producer and Host of "Day1.”

After years of collaborations at the intersection of faith, media and the public square Katie joined ACM in 2022 as grant writer, then director of the 4-year project funded by the Lilly Endowment, Inc.’s Compelling Preaching Initiative, then as Interim Executive Director in 2023.

Previously, as the Director of Religion and Civic Engagement for the faith-based media non-profit Odyssey Impact (2018-22), Katie envisioned, launched, and obtained external funding for the international Odyssey Fellows Program, equipping faith leaders with new media skills.

She earned her M.Div. from Union Theological Seminary and her Ph.D. from Emory University and was a member of the Post-Doctoral Teaching and Research Faculty at the Universität Bern in Switzerland in 2017-18, and served as the Associate Pastor for Mission, Adult Education and Young Adults at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Atlanta, Ga., for six years.

Before that, Katie worked at Marble Collegiate Church and at Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church, both in New York City. Katie and her husband, composer Haddon Kime, and daughter Abby live in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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Katie Givens Kime: What Jesus' Great-Grandmother Teaches Us About Hope

Tuesday October 26, 2021
In her sermon, Katie Givens Kime says maybe we need, in times like ours, to listen to the Ruths in our lives, to our grandmothers in the faith. Listen to those who love us no matter what, who stick with us to the end, who say YES to hope and NO to oppression.

Katie Kime: Know It All?

Tuesday February 25, 2020
In her sermon for the 1st Sunday in Lent, Dr. Katie Givens Kime says the truth is that God is always trying to give us good things, an entire garden of good things, but so often our hands are too full to receive them. And if our hands are full, they are full of the things to which we are attached or even addicted

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Preaching during Crisis: Igniting Pastoral Imagination in the Face of Fatigue, Injustice and Collective Trauma

Wednesday June 24, 2020
Watch this critical conversation with preaching colleagues from across the U.S. whose wide-ranging experiences in responding to these unprecedented and compounding crises are inspiring healing, transformation and hope. A webinar presented June 17 by Day1 and Odyssey Impact.