Karen Long

Where are you from?

I was born in Chiswick but grew up in London, Scotland and
Yorkshire.

Why are you in Loughborough?

Why are you in Loughborough?
We moved here when our granddaughter was born. We stayed
because God rooted us here.

What is your heart for King’s Church?

For each of us to feel connected as part of the church family and
to know that we are free to be authentic about who we are and
where we are on our journey to become all God has purposed
for us individually and corporately.

Tell us something quirky about yourself!

I have a large collection of Christmas jumpers and t shirts,
somewhere around 20!

Tell us about your family.

I am married to David – 35 years! I have a son, Nathan and two
daughters, Jess and Abi. Two grandchildren and another one due
next year. We also have an 11year old German Shepherd cross
who helps fill our ‘empty nest’.

5 words that best describe you.

Fun loving, tenacious, organised, compassionate.