Karen Rice Ratzlaff, Pastor
Reverend Karen Rice Ratzlaff
was appointed at First United Methodist Church
as one of the Pastors in July of 1996.
She has also served at Calvary UMC in Wichita and Shawnee UMC in Shawnee, KS.
Karen is a graduate of Bethel College with a B.A. in Bible and Religion and Speech and Drama.
She earned a Masters of Divinity from St. Paul School of Theology in 1993.
grew up in Goodland, Kansas and appreciates rural life and the wide open skies of western Kansas.
is married to James Ratzlaff and they have three children: Daniel, Elizabeth and Luke.
especially enjoys attending her
children's activities and taking family walks.
She also enjoys teaching aerobics, and is the coordinator and instructor of the Moundridge Recreation Baton Twirling program.