Pastor Karol Van Wulfen has been serving at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church since January 2004. She was ordained in 2000, after studying at Princeton Theological Seminary (M.Div.), Rutgers University (M.S.W.), and the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia (S.T.M.). Her first call was in Wyckoff, NJ.
Pastor Karol and her husband, Matt, met in 1993 while both working for a non-profit agency on Staten Island which provides services such as a soup kitchen, shelters, and HIV/AIDS care. They have been happily married since 1998 and their family includes two spoiled cats. They enjoy kayaking and biking together, whenever possible.
As an extension of this congregation’s ministry, Pastor Karol enjoys being a member of the steering committee for Hope in the Hills of Warren, and planning local ecumenical events with the Washington area ministerium.