The Rev. Canon Katie Churchwell serves as a priest at the Cathedral Church of St. Peter.  As Canon for Community Formation, Katie works both within the church and in the larger St. Petersburg to integrate the Cathedral into the vibrant community that is St. Pete.

Canon Churchwell serves on the board of the Downtown Business Association and a leader within Health360- a program that brings free health education, health screenings, and fresh produce to food desert communities.

She grew up in Arizona, graduated from Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon, and obtained her Masters of Divinity from Virginia Theological Seminary in Alexandria, Virginia. Her first call was in Houston, Texas, where her two children were born.  She and her family moved to St. Petersburg in 2016 and are loving being in the Sunshine City.