Lauren Gatch, Chaplain Resident

Lauren Gatch is a native of Birmingham, AL.

Lauren was an active member of Cathedral Church of the Advent where she served on the altar guild, lectionary reader, and young adult event coordinator. She is currently a member of the launch team for Grace Church, a new Anglican church in Birmingham, AL.

Lauren danced professionally with the Alabama Ballet. She was a member of the Corps de ballet and performed in the annual Balanchine’s Nutcracker, Balanchine’s Serenade and a soloist in Swan Lake. She also completed internships at American Ballet Theatre in New York City and the Boston Ballet.

After her ballet career, Lauren completed her bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts from Samford and completed her master’s degree from Beeson Divinity School. Lauren is an avid cinematography aficionado.

She enjoys spending time with her Cavalier King Charles spaniels.