Andrea Roske-Metcalfe was a member of the Collegeville Institute's 2017-19 Multi-Religious Fellows cohort and attended a 2015 regional writing workshop. She is the Director of Children's Ministry at Christ Church Lutheran in Minneapolis, MN. Previously, Andrea served as pastor at Grace Lutheran Church in Apple Valley, MN and spent five years as program coordinator for the ELCA’s Young Adults in Global Mission (YAGM) program in Mexico. She holds an MDiv from Union Theological Seminary in New York, where she worked as a community organizer for the Poverty Initiative. She’s passionate about writing, storytelling (she won the 2017 Twin Cities Moth GrandSLAM), and making soup (blended ones, especially).