Pastor Amber Ingalsbe
Amber Ingalsbe has served as St. Barnabas’ associate pastor since 2015. A native of Paynesville, MN, she graduated from Luther College in Decorah, Iowa in 2003 with majors in religion and psychology and minors in music and English.
Pastor Amber spent the first two years after college with the ELCA Young Adults in Global Mission ministry, working as a full-time pastoral ministry volunteer at a small multi-ethnic Methodist congregation on the east side of London, England. She then enrolled in Harvard Divinity School in Boston, graduating with her Master of Divinity degree in 2008. During her time in Boston, Amber also served for two years as chaplain intern in Lutheran Campus Ministry at Boston University. Amber also spent a year of study at Luther Seminary in St. Paul and served an internship year at a small parish in Buhl, MN.
Pastor Amber was ordained in 2010; prior to coming to St. Barnabas, she served as associate pastor of St. Stephen Lutheran Church in Marshall, MN.