The Rev. Amanda Holm Rosengren – Priest in Charge
Amanda Holm Rosengren serves as the acting Priest in Charge at Church of the Redeemer. After serving on staff at Redeemer as a Music Minister for two and a half years, she transitioned to a full time role in 2009, continuing to lead the music ministry as well as preaching, facilitating in areas such as congregational care and spiritual formation, and (in her words) “whatever else needs doing.”
Born and raised in southern California, Amanda first came to the Chicago area as a student at Wheaton College, graduating with a BA in English. In 2009 she graduated from Trinity International University, earning a Master of Divinity degree with a Pastoral Care focus. She and her husband, Erik, were married at Redeemer in 2010. The following year she was ordained as a Deacon in the Anglican Province of Rwanda, continuinng to serve Redeemer in worship and service. Following ten years of diaconal ministry, Amanda was ‘priested’ by Archbishop Laurent Mbanda of the Anglican Church of Rwanda in 2021.
In addition to her work with Redeemer, Amanda and Erik keep busy caring for their two young children, Ruth and Junia, and their neurotic border collie, Benji.