Rev. Kenneth Kieffer
Kenneth Kieffer is a lifelong Methodist, baptized in the Islip United Methodist Church on Long Island where he was also confirmed and married. After graduating from Florida Southern College, a small Methodist college in central Florida, he attended seminary at Emory University in Atlanta.
Following graduation from Candler School of Theology, Ken was ordained as an elder in the New York Annual Conference, where he has served for the past 27 years. Prior to being appointed by Bishop Park to the Cabinet in July 2009, Ken had pastored United Methodist churches in Greenwich, Norwalk and Stratford, Connecticut, and Glendale, Queens, New York.
Ken lives in Cheshire with his wife Karen, his daughter Olivea, and their pug, improbably named Bouggie Boo.