Holy Spirit Church Clergy
The Rev. Amanda May is Vicar for St John's Clayton and St Michael and All Angels, Concord. Rev. Amanda is a graduate of Stanford and the London School of Economics. Rev. Amanda began her career as a cattle rancher in Missouri. Studying at night to obtain her CPA, she moved to San Diego where she worked as an accountant and then started her own tax and financial planning service. Her work as a Sunday School teacher led her to religious studies at Church Divinity School of the Pacific in Berkeley. She was ordained to the priesthood in 1993 and returned to San Diego where she served a number of years as the director of Episcopal Community Services, one of the largest faith-based charities in the area. Following that assignment, she returned to the San Francisco Bay Area where she trained as an interim rector. Her most recent assignments were as interim rector for Christ Church, Sausalito, and St. Peter's, Redwood City. Rev. Amanda currently lives in Pleasant Hill.