Storyteller Pati Kachel
of The Parable Fund
Seasonal Story Programs
Love Stories to Warm Hearts
Planning a St. Valentine’s Day Banquet? Invite Pati to share all kinds of love stories with your audience. A hopeless romantic, she loves life, loves people and has learned the meaning of True Love. With humor and honesty, she presents the greatest love story ever told...the Love of God.
Irish Tales and Other Blarney
Add meaning and merriment to your St Patrick’s Day celebrations with enchanting stories of saints, poems, ancient prayers and Celtic songs.
Bloom Where You’re Planted
Cultivate contentment in your life with the help of the Divine Gardener. Pati shares biblical principles to joyfully grow and flourish in your life. A blooming good program for a spring gathering with a gardening theme.
Father Knows Best, But Mom Knows Better
Want to plan a meaningful Mother & Daughter event? In this amusing presentation, take a little stroll down memory lane to recall the wise words of our mothers. A sure-to-be-remembered program with audience participation, which honors mothers and their significant role in our lives.
Don’t Miss The Boat!
Add some “Son-shine” to your summertime gathering. Listen and learn Biblically based wisdom on how to keep your friendships sailing smoothly. A fun, nautically-themed message with ideas on how to be a faithful friend. Pati’s personal stories are sure to enrich and encourage you to cruise through life with Christ as the captain of your relationships.
Move Over, Martha Stewart!
You and your home can become vessels for God to touch lives of many people. You will hear some great ideas to help you open your heart and home in the ministry of hospitality and fulfill the command of Jesus to love your neighbors.
Stories of Thanks Living
Prepare hearts of joyful gratitude around Thanksgiving time with this colorful feast of stories about God's goodness and abundant provision. Images of harvest time and family time are shared through treasured remembrances, scripture, songs and poetry for living a thankful life.
The weeks leading up to the celebration of the incarnation of God at Christmas can become crazy and chaotic or meaningful and memorable. Pati will guide listeners through the sacred scriptures, share stories of remembrances and reflective songs to help "Let every heart prepare Him room."
Ideal for an Advent season service or Christmas tea. Pati joyfully weaves together festive music, light-hearted poems, tender Christmas stories, and audience participation to help keep Christ in the center of our celebrating. Jesus is the reason for the season and the best gift of all!
Tidings of Comfort & Joy
The scriptures tell us that it was the angels who announced the “Glad Tidings"
about the Savior’s birth. Pati shares some fun remembrances from her favorite old holiday film, It’s A Wonderful Life. Contrasting the fictitious bumbling angel named Clarence Oddbody to what the scripture tell us about God's real angels and their true role in His kingdom. This program includes some poetry, songs and audience participation.
Christmas with Katie Luther
Dressed in a Medieval costume and with a German accent, Pati enjoys portraying Martin Luther's beloved wife, Katie. This program includes some of Luther's reflections on Advent and Christmas found in his sermons. Listeners will learn about some of the traditions that The Luther family established that are still practiced in many Christian homes during the holidays.
Christmas with Corrie ten Boom
Pati authentically portrays this silver-haired saint with a Dutch accent. In this program you will hear some of Corrie's remembrances of her family and their mission to help the Jews in Holland during WWII. This program is based on the book, Corrie ten Boom's Christmas Memories.
A Merry & Martha Stewart Christmas
Nobody does Christmas entertaining like Martha Stewart...but many women become exasperated trying to make the holidays special for our families and friends. Pati shares how to keep the focus on what's really important. Learn how to have merry hearts to celebrate the most honored CHRISTmas guest in your home. This light-hearted program is framed within the context of the Biblical story of Mary & Martha.
A Very Victorian Christmas
In jolly old England, Queen Victoria and Prince Albert made their Christmases special by establishing some wonderful traditions which included singing carols and festively decorating trees. This story program features Pati reading aloud with a British accent selections from Charles Dicken’s classic tale, A Christmas Carol.