Clergy, Staff & Vestry
The Rev. Amanda R. Knouse +
Amanda came to Emmanuel in January of 2012. A graduate of Virginia Theological Seminary, Amanda is heavily involved in youth and family ministries and is an avid lover of the outdoors. Prior to her arrival at Emmanuel, Amanda served as the Camp Director of the Bishop Claggett Center and served as associate rector at St. James' Parish in Maryland. Amanda and her husband, John, have two children, Ruthie and Caleb.
Traci was born and raised in Fauquier County. She is a graduate of Fauquier High School and the Washington Business School in Vienna, Virginia, and has worked mostly as an administrative assistant for a variety of different companies.Traci has two daughters, ages 15 and 13, who keep her busy with school and fun activities.
Traci shared the following about her role as Parish Administrator: "I am loving my new position here at Emmanuel. I have so much to learn and every day presents a new challenge. I couldn’t ask for a better job or people to work with as Emmanuel already feels like home and family to me."
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