Period Pastor

Rev. Karie Ann Charlton is a PCUSA pastor and is the leader of the Pittsburgh Chapter of Days for Girls. Learn more about her.

You can contact her to book a speaking engagement for any group, school, or church.

You can read the story of how this adventure started in First Drop or see the story in cartoon form in Public Source

You can follow her on Facebook and Instagram @periodpastor

Listen: Period Pastor Podcast

Read her work published in Presbyterian Outlook


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Spring up-dates

Written for Third Presbyterian Church February Spire This spring we welcome two student interns.  Bennett is from Chatham and Rachel is from Pitt.  Both will have spring semester internships.  Rachel will be staying on for the summer to lead the team during my sabbatical and she will be with us in the fall semester as well.  We hope to…

Be Gentle with yourself this Epiphany Season (Presbyterian Outlook article)

In my experience, the liturgical season of Epiphany is either a forgotten holiday or it’s the Christian version of ‘new year, new me’ — that commercialized self-help energy we see everywhere this time of year. It’s sort of a detox from all the secular Christmas crazy we got caught up in: too much stuff, too much cheese,…

2022 Annual Report

Written for Third Presbyterian Church January 29th annual congregational meeting The 2022 Report of the Associate Pastor Third Church identified in our strategic vision a desire to move from benevolent giving to a more hands-on mission model.  The mission committee engaged in a yearlong discernment process around the organizations that we regularly contribute funds to.  During that…

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