Lindsey Krinks is the Education and Street Chaplaincy Coordinator and co-founder of Open Table Nashville. Lindsey has worked in homeless outreach, housing advocacy, community organizing, and education in Nashville since 2007 and is dedicated to journeying with those who are marginalized, both on and off the streets. She is a Beatitudes Society Fellow, completed a year-long street chaplaincy residence through the Clinical Pastoral Education program at St. Thomas in August 2015, and graduated from Vanderbilt Divinity School with a Master of Theological Studies degree in May 2013. While at Vanderbilt, she was a Cal Turner Fellow, a Brandon Scholar, and a Community Engagement Fellow. Lindsey was ordained in October 2013 and can be found in tent cities, washing feet on the streets, leading groups around downtown, and foraging for native herbs and plants. To learn more about Lindsey’s work, visit her blog.
When not wandering back streets and camps, he can be found wandering back trails visiting endangered wildlife communities, reading, sculpting, or playing music.
In her free time Elizabeth can be found hiking with her husband and two rescue pups, hanging with her backyard flock of chickens or trying to keep her tomato plants alive.
Emily Brazzel is honored to offer emotional and spiritual support to the Open Table Nashville community as our Chaplain on the Streets through the St. Thomas Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) program.