Pastor Andrea Roske-Metcalfe has served as Associate Pastor at Grace since October 2013. Pastor Andrea is a native of the Twin Cities, having grown up in Inver Grove Heights. She attended Texas Lutheran University, and earned her Master of Divinity from Union Theological Seminary in New York City.
Previously, Pastor Andrea served as the Mexico Country Coordinator for the ELCA Young Adults in Global Mission (YAGM) program. While in Mexico, her husband, Luke, who is ordained in the Presbyterian Church (USA), served at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, a bilingual and multicultural congregation in Mexico City.
Prior to her call in Mexico, the majority of Pastor Andrea’s ministry was in urban areas in New York and Chicago, where she worked as a community organizer. She has traveled to several countries for study or mission, including Tanzania, the Philippines, Guatemala, and the United Kingdom, where she served as a year-long YAGM volunteer.
Pastor Andrea and her husband, Luke, live in south Minneapolis with their two daughters, 4-year-old Olivia and one-year-old Clementine.