Rev. Kathryn Ulrich Earns Chaplaincy Certification

The Rev. Kathryn A. Ulrich, has attained the distinction of board certified chaplain.

Chaplains are eligible to pursue certification through the Board of Chaplaincy Certification Inc., an affiliate of The Association of Professional Chaplains (APC), following completion of post-graduate degree work and a rigorous program of clinical training that prepares them to serve as chaplains in institutional settings. The status of board certified chaplain represents a high level of commitment and professional achievement, as well as recognition by one's peers and the board of directors of a nationally recognized professional association.

The Association of Professional Chaplains, a national nonprofit organization based in Schaumburg, IL, is a multifaith association established to promote competent professional chaplaincy care through advocacy, education, standards of practice and service to its members. Professional chaplains work throughout the country in many specialized settings, including health care, corporations, correctional facilities and the military.


The Rev. Ulrich has served as staff Chaplain for Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, since September, 2011. Previous to being called into specialized ministry for the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, (ELCA), Kathy served Norway Grove Memorial Lutheran Church, DeForest, WI, (2007-2010), and  Immanuel Lutheran Church, Waupun, WI, (2001-2006)