Rev. Amanda Beresford

Amanda Beresford

Amanda is a pastor, a parent, and a writer. She is delighted to join her passion for theology, justice and art in order to help guide Restoration Village Arts towards its mission of transformation and peacemaking.

Amanda has served in various ministerial settings, ranging from her ministry serving as a hospice chaplain in Vermont, to her ministry as a minister to children and families in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. She is ordained in the United Church of Christ, and engages in freelance preaching and writing as often as possible. Amanda holds a degree in Religious Studies from Brown University as well as a Master of Divinity from Harvard University. She and her family live in Charlottesville where she loves to run, read and worship.