Affiliated Minister, Community Minister

The Reverend Carol McKinley, an Olympia resident since 1970, received her MDiv from Seattle University’s School of Theology and Ministry in 2004. She is a community minister endorsed by OUUC, and serves as coordinator of Washington UU Voices for Justice, a state legislative advocacy network.

She received her BA in English literature and writing from the University of Washington. She has taught English in secondary schools and community colleges, owned an Olympia out-of-print bookstore, and was, in New Jersey, executive editor of the international magazine of the antiquarian book trade. Prior to attending seminary, she was the indexer in the Washington State Code Reviser’s Office.

She has two grown daughters, two almost-grown grandsons, and lives with her partner, Barbara Gibson.