Alumni/ae Council

Kent Gilbert (MDiv ’91)

Berea, Kentucky
Kent Gilbert is an ordained pastor in the United Church of Christ who has served churches in Idaho, Oregon, and Kentucky. He has served as Lead Pastor of Union Church (The Church of Christ, Union) in Berea, Kentucky since 1997, where he has been extremely active in continuing the church’s historical social justice witness. He has served as a member of the Kentucky Council of Churches Executive board for 19 years, including 2 terms as Secretary and one as First Vice President. He was elected President in 2016. Kent has also served various settings of the United Church of Christ and is active in the Indiana-Kentucky Conference. His work at PSR empowered a creative ministry utilizing the arts and prophetic preaching to inspire inclusive communities of justice and joy.