Noel is a lifelong Episcopalian, having been raised in the Episcopal church in her hometown of Portland, Oregon. She has been a member of St. Thomas’ Parish for over 10 years, having found a kind and loving family in the Parish community. Noel has served as a reader, a Godly Play teacher, and on the Children’s Ministry Team. She is the mother of 2 year old Fiadh Kennedy, who was baptized in the Parish on Pentecost in 2019. Noel and her family live in Virginia and look forward to a non-COVID future when they can return to their usual Sunday trips into DC as a family.