The Rev. Katherine Malin, Class of 2006, has been called as the 31st Rector of Christ's Church, Rye, New York. She has been serving as rector of St. Anne's in-the-Fields in Lincoln, MA since September 2009. She previously served first as curate and then assistant to the rector at Christ Church in Bronxville, New York.
In 2015, Malin was appointed dean of the Concord River Deanery by the bishop of Massachusetts and has served in a variety of leadership positions in the diocese over the years. Kate is also the co-founder and former co-director of "Love's Harvest," a non-profit dedicated to helping the rural poor of Malawi, Africa grow nutritious food on their own land. She led annual parish mission trips to Africa for six years.
Malin grew up in Westchester County, spending her childhood in Ardsley, Hastings-on-Hudson and Irvington. She is a 1987 graduate of Yale University with a BA in Theatre Studies and, prior to attending seminary, worked as an actress in Washington, DC, New York City and Los Angeles.
She is married to Bruce Smith, a writer and fundraiser, who has served as General’s V.P. of Institutional Advancement and is currently the Deputy Director for External Affairs at deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum in Lincoln, MA. They have three children: twins Caleb and Emmie, nineteen, and Owen, sixteen. Caleb is a sophomore at Penn State in the BFA Musical Theater program and Emmie is a freshman at the University of Michigan in the BFA Acting program. Owen is a sophomore at Walnut Hill School for the Arts in Natick, MA. The Malin/Smith family is rounded out by Malloy, a year-old pup of dubious pedigree and cheerful disposition.
Kate's first Sunday at Christ's Church will be March 5th, 2018.