After many years of volunteering as a youth worker, Karen Mitchell was hired in August 2012 to work with our youth. She brings a passion for youth, camping and curriculum development to this position. She recently retired after a long career with the Oklahoma Department of Human Services. She graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in behavorial science from Oklahoma City University in 1994.
Karen is a life-long member of HPUMC and the proud mother of Ciara. She is a member of the Oklahoma Conference Board of Trustees for Camp and Retreat Ministries, vice-president of the Stillwater District UMW and president of HPUMC's UMW unit. She is also a member of the Stillwater District Children's Council as well as the planning team for the Cooperative Schools of Christian Mission in the Oklahoma Conference.