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

You can follow her on Facebook and Instagram @periodpastor

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Read her work published in Presbyterian Outlook


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You don’t look like a pastor (Published in The Presbyterian Outlook)

As a woman in ministry, I use my collar to claim my pastoral identity because “you don’t look like a pastor” is something people say to me. When I read Angie Andriot’s “Gender and leadership in the PC(USA): Looking at the data” in the Outlook, this quote by a survey participant rings true: “…being a woman in this man’s/male … Continue reading You don’t look like a pastor (Published in The Presbyterian Outlook)

To The Merciful

Matthew 5:7 Blessed are the merciful, for they will receive mercy. Written as part of a sermon series for Third Presbyterian Church on August 7, 2022 The beatitudes don’t make sense.  They are the opposite of our expectations.  It would make more sense to say, woe to those who are hungry because you will starve before winter.  Or woe … Continue reading To The Merciful

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