Clergy & Staff

Luke Rasmussen


In November of 2021, Luke was installed as the rector of Christ the Redeemer Anglican Church in Pendleton, SC. Raised in Pensacola, Florida, he attended the University of West Florida, where he received a B.A. in History. After graduation, he moved to St. Louis to attend Covenant Theological Seminary, where he received a Master's in Divinity and a Master's in Counseling. After seminary, he and his wife Sara Frances moved to Charleston, SC, where Luke served as an assistant at St. Michaels Church. In the summer of 2015, he and his family moved to the upstate to help plant Christ the Redeemer with the The. Rev. John Hall. His time at Christ the Redeemer has been filled with much joy as he serves them as their pastor. Luke is married to Sara Frances, and they have five children. In his free time, you will find Luke spending time with his wife and children playing games, hiking, or reading good books. 

John Hall

Assisting priest &
Director of iona

John is married to Kathy. They have four children and seven grandchildren. Together they have been involved in pastoral ministry all their married life serving churches in Appalachia, university towns, and in London with an emphasis on mission through church planting. At Christ the Redeemer he serves as an Assisting Priest in Sunday morning worship, oversees the prayer ministry team and meets with people for spiritual guidance. Most of John’s week is spent serving with Kathy through Iona - a ministry of prayer and spiritual renewal. He mentors and provides Spiritual Direction for young church planters, pastors, and other church leaders. Kathy and John enjoy assisting people in their life with God here at Christ the Redeemer and through Iona.  Click this link to learn more about Iona.

Janet Masters

Deacon for
Mercy Ministry 

Janet grew up in Austin, Texas and graduated from the University of Texas at Austin.  After raising a family in Easley,  she now lives near Caesar’s Head, not too far from her two sons, daughter in laws and three grandchildren who live in and around Brevard.  Janet has been in prayer ministry for 25 years, trained in Immanuel Prayer,  and has been part of Christ the Redeemer since 2019. 

Amanda Hackney

Deacon for

Dr. Amanda Hackney is a theologian and catechist (catechist is a fancy word for ‘teacher’ in the church). She has taught several college and seminary courses on the Holy Spirit, and she has spent over a decade teaching Bible studies and discipleship seminars in Anglican and Evangelical churches across Canada. Amanda has a PhD from Wycliffe College at the University of Toronto. She is a giant sci-fi nerd, loves to cook, and is taking full advantage of the many walking and hiking trails in Upstate South Carolina.

Kathy Hall


Kathy is married to John, and they have four children and four grandchildren. They moved to Greenville, S.C. in 2011 where they helped form and lead a multi-racial group called “Our Beloved Community.” For five years they lived in a neighborhood that was primarily made up of single mothers and their children. There they formed friendships that deepened and challenged Kathy’s walk with Jesus. She loves praying with and for people.

Jenna Yeager

Worship Arts Director

Jenna has been involved with music most her life and has been apart of worship teams in and out of college. She had the opportunity to intern with the band Alanna Story at Madison Park church in Indiana, learning what a worship leader is and does. She longs to see people worship the Creator and praise His name. She wants to lead people into the presence of God and help point to true worship.
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Beth arnold

Children's Director

Beth was raised agnostic, came to believe in Jesus as an adult, and the resulting transformation led her into children's and women's ministry, where she has served in various roles. For the past 27 years she has homeschooled her own six kids and loves teaching co-op classes that involve experiential learning, group discussion, and field trips. She holds an M.A. in Pastoral Counseling and longs to see the body of Christ flourish. She loves great conversations, good books, Euro games, and is pretty passionate about hiking.

colin steiner

Pastoral Intern for Youth & Outreach

Collin is married to Heidi, and together they have two boys, Brooks (3) and Shiloh (1). Collin has worked in education most of his adult life as middle and high school teacher. He got his B.S. in Middle Grades Math and Science Education from Toccoa Falls College. In his free time, he likes to read, hike with his family, play sports, and spend time with his animals at his home in FairPlay, SC. 


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