Redeemer Staff



Pastor James Erlandson

Senior Pastor

Pastor Erlandson has been pastor of Redeemer for over twenty years, is a graduate ('86) of Luther Seminary in St. Paul. Ordained in 1987, he has been a pastor of ELCA churches in Anoka, Minnesota and St. Paul.   He has been a community leader in St. Paul, and is a founder and clergy leader of ISAIAH, faith-based community organization in the Twin Cities and Minnesota.  Pastor Jim and his wife, Kim, were called to Redeemer in 1994, where they have raised their family, and worked to build an inclusive and welcoming congregation for the whole community.

Tahnea Brown

Office Manager

Tahnea has been the Office Manager at Redeemer for 10 years. She's the mom of a daughter with a HUGE personality as well as a troop leader for the Girl Scout Troop who meets here at Redeemer.

Erik Krohg

Director of Music

Ellen Hacker