Rick Skare, Lead Pastor(763) 496-2400 | Email Pastor Rick
Pastor Rick serves as Lead Pastor overseeing the ministry areas of worship, staffing, administration, finances, and men’s ministry. He adds to his responsibilities serving as the pastoral advisor to the stewardship ministry. He serves as the team liaison for the Executive Team, Strategic Planning Team, Stewardship Team, and Endowment Fund Team.
Pastor Rick is married to our Pastor of Spiritual Care, Kristin Skare, and they live in St. Michael. Pastor Rick and Kristin have three children and a loveable, one-eyed, rescue dog named Keera. Pastor Rick enjoys triathlons, skiing, kayaking, watching movies, going up north, and listening to Jimmy Buffet (yes, he's a parrot-head).
Kristin Skare, Pastor of Spiritual Care(763) 496-2404 | Email Pastor Kristin
Pastor Kristin serves as Pastor of Spiritual Care overseeing the ministry areas of congregational care, caring ministries, and women’s ministry. She also serves as pastoral advisor to the Children, Youth, and Family (CYF) Ministry and as the team liaison for the Care Team and CYF Team.
Pastor Kristin loves spending time with her husband, Pastor Rick and their three children. She’s crazy about her one-eyed rescue dog, singing, hiking, reading, theater, writing, and spending time with great friends around a dinner table.
Tyler Strom, Pastor of Faith in Action
(763) 496-2400 | Email Pastor Tyler
Pastor Tyler serves as Pastor of Faith in Action overseeing the ministry areas of local ministry, global ministry, mental health, senior citizens and volunteer ministry. He also serve as the pastoral advisor to the fellowship, small group/adult education and communications ministries. He is the team liaison for the Social Ministry Team, Global Missions Team, and Life & Growth Team.
Pastor Tyler is originally from Helena, Montana. He and his wife, Siobhan, have two young children and an adopted a rescue dog. Tyler loves to drink coffee, eat cheese, play the piano, experiment with recipes and meet new people.
Kari OsmekDirector of Children, Youth, and Family Ministry
(763) 496-2418Email Kari
Dawn SaxtonDirector of Children's Ministry
Christina VerbickDirector of Youth Ministry
(763) 496-2430Email Christina
Megan MoenConfirmation Coordinator
(763) 496-2406Email Megan
Kyia HaebigYouth Ministry Administrator(763) 496-2410Email Kyia
Julie NelsonChildren's Ministry Registrar(763) 496-2423Email Julie
Sarah ThompsonNursery Coordinator
(763) 496-2400Email Sarah
Julie PicconattoDirector of Preschool
(763) 496-2419Email Julie
Zeanna AmundsonPreschool Teacher(3/4's T/Th AM and PM)
(763) 496-2416Email Zeanna
Vicky EntingerPreschool Teacher (M-Th Faithful 5s)
(763) 496-2416Email Vicky
Megan HansonPreschool Teacher Aide(M-Th Faithful 5s)
Katie KottkePreschool Teacher (4/5's M/W/F AM and PM)
(763) 496-2416Email Katie
Lori ReustPreschool Teacher (4/5's M/W/F AM and PM)
(763) 496-2416Email Lori
Michael SahlenMinister of Worship and Music
(763) 496-2412Email Michael
Dain SwansonWorship and Media Arts Administrator
(763) 496-2409Email Dain
Dawn SaxtonAssistant to the Minister of Worship and Music
(763) 496-2413Email Dawn
Rachel KurtzMonday Night Worship Leader
Dr. Sharon FollingstadOrganist
Linda ThomasDirector of Administration(763) 496-2407Email Linda
Heather HamannAccounting Clerk(763) 496-2411Email Heather
Susen KayMembership Secretary
(763) 496-2400Email Susen
Jennie PriebeCommunications Specialist
(763) 496-2401Email Jennie
Jill SmithEvent Coordinator(763) 496-2402Email Jill
Lydia Svenulski, Deacon/Director of Adult Ministry
(763) 496-2400 | Email Deacon Lydia