Meet the Pastors

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If you need to reach a pastor in an emergency, please call 651.426.3261 and follow the prompts. 

Michael D. Carlson
Michael D. CarlsonLead Pastor
Start Date: August 2014
Education: University of Minnesota Duluth
M.Div., Wartburg Theological Seminary
651.762.9127
Sarah Breckenridge
Sarah BreckenridgeSenior Executive Pastor
Start Date: March 9, 2008
Education: BA – St. Olaf College
MA Youth and Family & M.Div. – Luther Seminary
651.762.9122
Brian J. Norsman
Brian J. NorsmanSpiritual Formation Pastor
Start Date: January 19, 2009
Education: BA- St. Olaf College
M. Div.- Wartburg Theological Seminary
651.762.9176
Stephanie Anderson-Telschow
Stephanie Anderson-TelschowDeacon, Director of Faith Enrichment and Worship Arts
Start Date: July 2019
Education: BA, Concordia College (Moorhead), MA in Ministry, Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago
651.762.9135
Amy Mihelich Smith
Amy Mihelich Smith Teaching Pastor
Start Date: August 2020
Education: BA, St. Olaf College; M. Div, Luther Seminary
John Straiton
John StraitonPastor Emeritus