Care Ministry Pastor, Support for Life
Lorie Kaufman-Rees, MA, MFCS, PCC, has dual master’s degrees in Clinical Counseling and Marriage and Family Therapy from Bowling Green State University. Before coming to Vineyard Columbus in 2000, she was involved in a private Christian practice in Toledo for three years, and then spent the next 12 years at Vineyard Columbus’ Counseling Center. As Pastor of Support for Life, she oversees several of Vineyard Columbus’ pastoral care ministries: Support Groups, Recovery Ministries and Lay Counseling. Lorie, an avid reader, writer, and musician, has been married for 22 years to her college sweetheart, Tom, and has two incredibly high-energy children. When Lorie has time, she enjoys going to the bathroom alone, hiking in the mountains, singing in a choir, decorating, blogging, being crafty, dating her husband, and reading a book in peace. She’s done each once in the last 16 years.