Meet the Pastors

Michael D. Carlson
Michael D. CarlsonLead Pastor
Start Date: August 2014
Education: University of Minnesota Duluth
M.Div., Wartburg Theological Seminary
Sarah Breckenridge
Sarah BreckenridgeSenior Executive Pastor
Start Date: March 9, 2008
Education: BA – St. Olaf College
MA Youth and Family & M.Div. – Luther Seminary
Kyle Jackson
Kyle JacksonExecutive Pastor of Serve and Care
Start Date: April 4, 2016
Education: BA – Luther College, Music Major, Religion Minor
M. Div. – Bethel Seminary, Marriage and Family Emphasis
John Straiton
John StraitonTeaching Pastor
Start Date: June 1, 1991
Education: BA-University of MN
MA-Luther Theological Seminary
Brian J. Norsman
Brian J. NorsmanSpiritual Formation Pastor
Start Date: January 19, 2009
Education: BA- St. Olaf College
M. Div.- Wartburg Theological Seminary
Jenny Sung
Jenny SungMission Development Pastor – The Depot Church, Hugo
Start Date: February 2018
Education: M. Div., Luther Seminary
Stephanie Anderson-Telschow
Stephanie Anderson-TelschowDeacon, Director of Hospitality and Faith Engagement
Start Date: July 2019
Education: BA, Concordia College (Moorhead), MA in Ministry, Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago
Amy Mihelich Smith
Amy Mihelich Smith Intern Pastor
Start Date: August 2020
Education: BA, St. Olaf College; M. Div student, Luther Seminary