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About Kara Eidson


Kara Eidson is an author, pastor, and avid gardener. Raised in the suburbs of the Kansas City area, she spent a lot of time during childhood in her grandparent's garden in south-central Missouri. Kara incorporates her passion for providing hospitality into her second book, Stay Awhile. She incorporates her passion for food and faith into her debut book, A Time to Grow. When she isn't working or writing, she loves spending time with her husband, working in the garden with their small flock of chickens and their two goats. She finished her undergraduate degree in Psychology at Missouri State University in 2004, and completed her Master of Divinity at Duke Divinity School in 2007. She was ordained as an elder in The United Methodist Church in 2010. She has served in ministry in urban, suburban, and rural areas. Kara currently serves two United Methodist Churches in Kansas.

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