About Rev. Kristen Orion

Kristen Orion was ordained in 1999 on Pentecost in New York City. Her pastoral service began when she was installed to service on September 11th, 2001, ministering in the wake of the tragic day. She spent the next twenty years serving an array of people on many spiritual paths. Kristen has most recently been serving as a hospice chaplain, until she relocated to be closer to loved ones. She is married to Asa and they have a home in the country. Kristen is thrilled to be Chaplain at Pilgrim Manor and sharing in life and community together.

Recent Blog Posts

Stand With

By Rev. Kristen Orion  •  June 30, 2022

So Joshua fought the Amalekites as Moses had ordered, and Moses, Aaron and Hur went to the top of the hill. As long as Moses held up his hands, the Israelites were..

Meet You There

By Rev. Kristen Orion  •  May 26, 2022

I must admit that I thought Easter was a day for a long, long time.

The Miraculous Art of Returning

By Rev. Kristen Orion  •  April 07, 2022

When he came near the place where the road goes down the Mount of Olives, the whole crowd of disciples began joyfully to praise God in loud voices for all the miracles..

Even Now

By Rev. Kristen Orion  •  March 10, 2022

Blow the trumpet in Zion; sound the alarm on my holy mountain! Let all the inhabitants of the land tremble, for the day of the Lord is coming, it is near - a day of..

Make Ready

By Rev. Kristen Orion  •  December 09, 2021

Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, Rejoice! Let your gentleness be known to everyone. The Lord is near! - Philippians 4:4-5 The room is unremarkable; the..

Season of Change

By Rev. Kristen Orion  •  November 04, 2021

Each morning my day begins with dogs and trees. Seven dogs, to precise, and a forest full of trees.

Harvesting Blessings

By Rev. Kristen Orion  •  August 12, 2021

The most profound blessings we will ever know meet us in the place of our deepest loss and inspire us to choose to live again. Jan Richardson, Circle of Grace: A Book of..