Amanda is serving as Pastor in Community Life. She began working at Vineyard Columbus as an intern for Joshua House, our Twenty-Something Community, in 1999. She came on staff full time as Rich Nathan's research assistant in 2003 and worked with him for three years. After that, she worked on the pastoral staff of Joshua House for two years before leaving with a team from Vineyard Columbus to plant a Vineyard Church in Amsterdam. She and her family lived in Amsterdam for three years before moving back to the U.S. Amanda returned to staff at Vineyard Columbus in 2011 and worked in Women's Ministry before accepting this new role. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Religion and English Literature from Otterbein and graduated from Vineyard Leadership Institute in 2005. She is currently working on her Master of Divinity degree.
She has been married for 11 years to her husband John. They have three kids: Grayson, age 6, Grant, age 4, and Ruby, age 1.