Kathleen Murphy is a Nashville native and graduate of Belmont University. With a background in ministry and teaching, she left her church & classroom jobs in 2010 to pursue a call to full time ministry outside of the traditional church setting. She currently serves as a community advocate and mentor for youth and their families through, “My Own Backyard.” She is a connector and educator who is passionate about relationships & helping people discover how to walk with God through building & fostering community. She is a writer, speaker, and educational ministry consultant who also serves as the Director of Education for Barefoot Republic Camps. She enjoys coffee, DIY projects, flowers, and spending time with her family. To find out more about My Own Backyard, find us on Facebook! @Backyardnashville
Kathleen Murphy

Founder, My Own Backyard