The Reverend Patrick A. Campbell, Rector

The Reverend Patrick A. Campbell has served The Church of the Redeemer since July, 2012, first as Priest-in-Charge, and since 2013 as the Twelfth Rector. He is a 1984 graduate of the University of Connecticut (BFA in music), and a 1993 graduate of the Episcopal Divinity School in Cambridge, MA. Prior to ordination, he was a church musician, serving parishes in MA, CT, and RI, including the Church of the Messiah, Providence; Emmanuel Church, Newport; and St. Paul’s Church, Pawtucket. In addition to parish duties, Patrick serves on the Mount Hope Housing Coalition and the Board of the Center for Reconciliation. He previously served the Diocese as chair of the Liturgy and Music Commission, and as a member of the Elections Committee, the Commission on Ministry, and the Compensation and Benefits Committee.  In 2012 and 2013 he was a Chaplain to RSCM Newport Course. You may contact the Rector at


Juan Carlos Rios Betancur, Director of Music

Colombian pianist Juan Carlos Rios leads a career as a soloist, collaborative pianist and as a piano teacher. He received his Bachelor of Music and his Master of Music from Eafit University in Medellin, Colombia. In 2018, Mr. Rios obtained his Doctorate in Musical Arts in Piano Performance from West Virginia University. He has served as the Redeemer’s Director of Music since February 2019. You may contact the Director of Music at