Reverend Jennifer Hope Kottler is a long time advocate, community organizer, speaker, writer, retreat leader, pastor and coach. She is the founder of Spiritual Energy Engagement and Direction (SEED, www.seedspiritualcoaching.com) an organization that allows her to do everything she loves most in the world. She has served as the Director of Policy and Advocacy and Sojourners, Deputy Director of Protestants for the Common Good and most recently as Associate Pastor at Park Avenue Christian Church, a multiracial progressive congregation on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Trained as a certified professional spiritual direction and life purpose coach, Jen brings her experience as a pastor and training as a coach to assist her clients to discern whom God is calling them to be in the world. Jen is passionate about helping others live through the transitions that inevitably come in life, finding their life’s true vocation and experiencing the sheer joy of loving what you get to do everyday.
Jen and her husband Gavin love to travel and are always planning their next big trip. Jen enjoys music, art, wine tasting, reading, hiking, taking pictures and experiencing all that life has to offer. She is currently blogs on Shifting the Script (www.shiftingthescript.com), Sowing Seeds (on her website) as well as at Femin(m)ystic, which is a blog where she reflects on the writings of Christian women mystics at http://themissilent.wordpress.com.