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About Kaia Stern is ordained as an interfaith minister by the New Seminary in New York. She received her master’s in Theological Studies from Harvard Divinity School and her doctorate in Religion from Emory University in Atlanta. She directs the Prison Studies Project, teaches at Harvard Divinity School, Harvard University and inside two Massachusetts prisons. Kaia is also an Affiliated Minister at the Memorial Church.

What is Kairos?

Kairos is about being awake to the power of the present. Kairos (καιρός) is one of two Greek terms often used to mean “time” (the other is chronos, which signals linear or sequential time). I understand kairos to be a kind of “now moment,” a time of supreme importance that changes one's life forever.

Kaia was absolutely the most perfect positive force imaginable to officiate our non-traditional destination wedding in Puerto Rico…

Kaia was absolutely the most perfect positive force imaginable to officiate our non-traditional destination wedding in Puerto Rico. She incorporated and embellished our nuanced programmatic needs and catered to and was adored by all members of an extremely diverse audience, which ranged from highly religious family matriarchs to a neo-spiritualist former college roommate. Magically, Kaia orchestrated the eternal song that continues to...