The Rev. Rebecca “Becca” Ehrlich grew up north of Albany, NY and currently lives in Philadelphia, PA. Before becoming a pastor, Pastor Becca served in children, youth, and young adult ministry positions in various locations around PA for 12 years. Previously, Pastor Becca served two congregations as pastor in Upstate NY and in Admissions at United Lutheran Seminary in Gettysburg and Philadelphia.
Pastor Becca holds a BA in Dance and Dramatic Arts Criticism from Muhlenberg College; an MA in Theology and Ministry from LaSalle University; an MDiv from The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia; and is currently a doctoral candidate working toward her DMin degree in Christian Spirituality at United Lutheran Seminary.
Pastor Becca is also a writer; she primarily writes about the intersection between the minimalism movement and the Christian faith. She has written for many online publications (including Living Lutheran), and regularly writes on her blog, www.christianminimalism.com.
Pastor Becca currently serves as Interim Director for Evangelical Mission and Assistant to the Bishop in the Allegheny Synod. She also serves on the ELCA Spiritual Renewal Team, working with congregations and synods across the country to foster passionate relationships with God. Pastor Becca is married to Will Platnick, and they enjoy exploring new places and watching lots of movies together.