redeemer staff

  • Bob anderson

    Senior Pastor  [Email Bob]

    Bob attended North Park University in Chicago and earned a BA in Psychology. He then went on to North Park Seminary and earned a Masters of Divinity. He’s been serving at Redeemer Covenant since 2008. He’s also served Covenant Congregations since 1977 in MN, IL, WI, RI and CA. 

    Bob has been married to Robin since 1976 and they have two children, Matt Anderson, married to Kelsey, and Kirsten Sands, married to Luke. They have three granddaughters, Elise, Ayla, Nora, and Penny plus one grandson, Isaac. Bob loves helping people get to the next step, preaching, missions, local outreach, and getting to know people better.  He enjoys swimming, golf, travel, reading, good movies, old and new friends, and spending time with family spread throughout the country.



    Natalie Godshall has been the Children’s Director at RCC since 2014. She has been married to Matthew, a Professor at William Jessup University, for nearly 16 years. During their adventure together they have lived all over the United States and have three children. Natalie is passionate about raising the next generation of Christ followers, whether that is in her home with her children that she homeschools, or at her church at Redeemer.

    She has a B.A. in Bible Exposition with an emphasis in Christian Education. At Redeemer she oversees ministry to children from birth to 5th grade. She loves to garden - but you would never guess it by looking at her yard! Hopefully in a different phase of her life she’ll have more time for it! Her favorite book is Prodigal God by Tim Keller.


    Director of Children's Ministries  [Email BETSY]

    Betsy started attending Redeemer when she was 9 years old. She met her husband Dave, of 20 years, at RCC youth group, was married here and has raised their two children, Emma and Ben. Redeemer is her home and family.  


    Betsy attended Folsom Lake College and graduated with an AA in Arts Social Science along with an Early Childhood Education certificate- associate teacher. She currently volunteers and substitute teaches at Small Wonders Christian Preschool.  


    Betsy has served the Children’s Ministry department for many years working alongside Natalie.  She is honored to teach and minister to the children of Redeemer as they grow in their faith with Christ.


    In her spare time Betsy loves to cook and create recipes, garden, hike with her dog Harvey, hang out with her 4 ducks, sing, play with puppets, and read historical fiction.

  • Connie Steele

    Director of SWCPS  [Email Connie]

    Connie attended William Jessup University and graduated with a BS in Business Management and Ethics. She also holds a BS in Bible and Theology. She has been involved in Early Childhood Education since 1989 and has been at Small Wonders Christian Preschool with Redeemer Covenant Church since 2000. Connie has been married to Kim Steele since 1982. They have three grown children and four grandchildren.

    Connie loves working with young children, getting to know them as individuals, and teaching them resourcefulness, respect, and responsibility. She especially enjoys having the opportunity to tell these little ones about Jesus and His love for them. Connie also likes to encourage the children’s parents in their God given task of parenting.

    In her free time she loves being with her family and grandchildren. She enjoys singing, music, cooking, gardening, family game nights, and traveling.

  • matt Anderson

    Director of Worship  [Email matt]

    Matt has been on staff at Redeemer since 2011. After attending Covenant Bible College in Windsor, CO, he went on to North Park University in Chicago. It was there he felt a calling to Music Ministry while being on one of the campus worship teams/writing and recording music with friends.

    Matt enjoys hiking, skateboarding, treasure hunting at Goodwill, food, photography, and trying anything new. Matt is most fulfilled by time with his wife Kelsey, son Isaac, new daughter Penny, music, creating, being on the water, and talking with random strangers about their life in order to gain better perspective on the infinite variety of all God's children.

  • Janell vincent

    administrative assistant  [Email Janell]

    Janell attended San Diego State University and graduated with a BA after creating her own major blending Commercial Recreation, Health Science, and Child Development. She taught Outdoor Education for Orange County’s Dept. of Education during the school year and directed Catalina Island Girls Camp during the summer until she married.

    Janell has worked in three churches for the last 18+ years as an office administrator. She currently works on the side as bookkeeper for two churches in Lincoln. Janell enjoys serving on the tech team on Sundays.

    Janell has two adult children. Her son Jeremiah Vincent is an adventurer and loves horticulture. Her daughter Sara Auch is married to Brad and they have two beautiful daughters, Becca and Aria. When Janell is not in the office organizing something, she is loving on those granddaughters, long-arm quilting, teaching crafts, gardening, or traveling.



    We are glad to have Travis helping our Youth & Youth leaders as a coordinator.