Ordained Deacon 2013
Ordained Priest 2013
Ann Poelking Klonowski is co-pastor of the Community of St. Bridget, an inclusive Catholic community that gathers for liturgy every Saturday at 5 pm at the Brecksville UCC, 23 Public Square, Brecksville, Ohio 44141. Ann is a teacher and has taught people from preschoolers to adults. She earned a degree in education from Ohio State University and a master’s degree in religious studies from John Carroll University. She has been active in her church since her college days when she and her guitar were dragged to the front of the church. She and her spouse, Alan, have been members of Christian Life Community since the early days of their marriage. It has fed their marriage and their individual spiritual development. They are the parents of two adult children of whom they are ridiculously proud. They have two incredibly intelligent granddaughters, whom Ann was privileged to baptize. She lives in Cleveland, Ohio. Ann can be contacted through her community website: www.communityofstbridget.org.