Kevin Bates is a United Methodist minister currently serving two rural churches near Asheville. He is a graduate of Chapel Hill and Duke Divinity school. At Duke Divinity, Kevin participated in the Thriving Rural Communities Initiative- a program which seeks to lift up and celebrate the gifts of rural communities. In his work with the Creation Care Alliance of WNC, Kevin seeks to articulate and learn the connections between faith, ecology and rural communities. Kevin is an avid hiker and gardener. He lives with his wife, Mary and their two kittens, Eyja and Katla, in Candler.
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