Kate Huston

Kate currently serves as the Director of Formation for the Diocese of Oklahoma as well as the Program Director for the IONA School for Ministry. Previously Kate served as the Lay Minister for Formation at St. Paul’s Cathedral in downtown Oklahoma City for eight years. Kate is passionate about working with congregations in Oklahoma to build disciples and strengthen programming at the church and Diocesan levels. Kate first felt a call to professional lay ministry while serving as a counselor at St. Crispin’s Conference Center + Camp as well as the youth minister at St. Paul’s Cathedral. Kate grew up in Oklahoma City and attended the University of Oklahoma where she received her BA and MA in Political Science. In 2015, Kate received a Certificate in Leadership in Lifelong Formation from Forma (the network for Christian Formation in the Episcopal Church) and Virginia Theological Seminary. She currently serves on the Forma Board and the Forward Movement Board. Kate also serves as the Assistant Secretary of Convention for the Diocese of Oklahoma, as a Deputy to General Convention since 2012. In addition to her work in the Diocese of Oklahoma, Kate also serves as an Adjunct Professor of Political Science at Oklahoma City University teaching courses in American Politics and Public Policy. Kate has one daughter, Brigid, and you can usually find them cooking together in the kitchen, reading a book, or watching a movie. Their family also includes Sully, a rescue Great Pyrenees/Anatolian Shepherd mix.