The Rev. Philip Hanner - Rector
Philip Hanner is our Pastor and oversees congregational life and care at Redeemer. He is very fortunate to be married to a far superior creature in his wife Rebecca, and they have two adorable boys that they are raising and discipling together. He has, prior to his arrival at Redeemer, served as an Associate Rector at St. John’s in Philadelphia, worked as a Counselor at the Christian Counseling and Education Foundation, and as a Social Worker for at-risk kids in the city. He has an MDiv. from Westminster Seminary.
Rev. Lauri Moyle - Deacon
Lauri Moyle, one of our Deacons, is a cross-cultural being. He grew up in Central Europe. His father is British and his mother is from Finland. Through his formative years, he spent time learning about the African American community in the south and seeks to bring people of various backgrounds together. With a past in politics at the national level in the UK and some time in Brussels working at the European Parliament, he now works for Hope for the Inner City in Chattanooga. Hope is a non-profit community development and workforce development organization where Lauri is a fundraiser. He is grateful for what he is learning at Hope. He is also grateful for all he has learned and is learning at Redeemer, his church family. Lauri is married to Anna and they have a young son called Owen. Lauri has a BA in psychology from Covenant College and an MA in Theology and Politics from Kings College London. He enjoys growing chilies and also enjoys their taste and some of the aftermath.
Rev. Matt Rickman - Deacon
Matt was raised in the suburbs of Birmingham, AL, and attended a local Charismatic church where he learned the joys of missions and cross-cultural ministry. He attended the University of Tennessee in Knoxville and studied to be a sports reporter. While there, he worked with Campus Crusade and felt an initial call into the ministry.
He attended Beeson Divinity School (Samford University) in Homewood, AL and was conferred a Masters of Divinity. He became involved in church planting for the Vineyard Churches USA, which eventually led him to Wheaton, IL. In Wheaton, he received a Masters of Arts for Biblical Studies with a specification in American Religious History. There, he was exposed to the Anglican Church and developed an interest in liturgy.
He returned to Alabama and become involved with ACNA through the planting of Good Shepherd Anglican in Pelham. Good Shepherd has since become the Home Chapel of the Special Jurisdiction of Chaplains for the ACNA and while there he entered into the discernment process. As a part of his discernment he was encouraged to study as a Chaplain: doing a Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) internship in Decatur, GA at Emory University Hospital, and later moving to Chattanooga for a CPE residency at Erlanger Hospital. From this he received 4 units of CPE and was licensed as an Anglican Chaplain.
He was ordained into the Deaconate of the Special Jurisdiction of Chaplains in May 2015 and licensed for work as a Deacon in the Anglican Diocese of the South in 2016. He serves as a full-time Chaplain for the Mountain View team of Hospice of Chattanooga, providing spiritual care for over a hundred patients in North Chattanooga, Red Bank, Signal Mountain, and Hixson. He also serves on the Special Jurisdiction of Chaplains Standing Committee, and enjoys providing support for the 8:30 service here at Redeemer.
He especially enjoys reading Marvel comics, cheering his beloved Vols, listening to Punk music, and debating all things Star Wars.
Dr. Reg McLelland - Lay Catechist
Kristin Walters - Children & Youth Ministries Coordinator
Kristin Walters began her role as Redeemer’s Children & Youth Ministries Coordinator in May 2018. Kristin is from Houston, Texas and moved to Chattanooga in 2012 to attend Covenant College where she received her B.A. in Fine Arts and met her husband, Paul. She enjoys hiking, weightlifting, and you will probably see her bassett hound, Tennessee, following her around every now and then.