Rev. Abby King-Kaiser

Associate Director, Dorothy Day Center for Faith and Justice

First Year at Xavier



Visual arts in worship, social media and Protestant ministry

Professional Interests

Intersections of ministry with creativity and culture


Rev. Abby King-Kaiser is the Senior Assistant Director for Ecumenical and Multifaith Ministry at the Dorothy Day Center for Faith and Justice. After attending Miami University (Ohio) as an undergraduate, she received a Masters of Divinity from the Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley, CA. She served as the pastor of a small, urban congregation in Oakland, CA before moving back to her hometown to work at Xavier. She is delighted that her role at Xavier allows her to work with and learn from students from a wide variety of traditions and backgrounds. She is working on creating more spaces on campus where they can intentionally build community across difference.


  • B.Phil. Interdisciplinary Studies, Miami University, 2005;B.F.A. Studio Art, Miami University, 2005;M.Div., Pacific School of Religion, 2009


  • ordained as a Teaching Elder in the Presbyterian Church (USA), 2010