Meet the Pastors

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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
Brian J. Norsman
Brian J. NorsmanSpiritual Formation Pastor
Start Date: January 19, 2009
Education: BA- St. Olaf College
M. Div.- Wartburg Theological Seminary
Amy Mihelich Smith
Amy Mihelich Smith Teaching Pastor
Start Date: August 2020
Education: BA, St. Olaf College; M. Div, Luther Seminary
Kelly Chatman
Kelly ChatmanCommunity Engagement Pastor
Start Date: January 2022
Education: BS, Concordia Senior College (Ft. Wayne), M.Div., Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg
Carole Lundell
Carole Lundell Chaplain, St. Andrew's Village
Start Date: 2012
Education: BA, University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point; MDiv, Luther Seminary
John Swanson
John Swanson Pastor of Care & Visitation
Start Date: November 2021
Education: BS, Bemidji State University; M.Div., Luther Seminary 2021
John Straiton
John StraitonPastor Emeritus