Our Pastor

Pastor Chad Christensen was called to be our pastor beginning July 1, 2020, at 70% ministry time.  He lives in Dodge Center and also serves as pastor of the Dodge Center United Methodist Church (30% time).

Pastor Chad is originally from Westbrook, Minnesota, having grown up on a farm there.  He graduated from Luther Seminary, St. Paul, Minnesota in 2000 and was ordained that same year.  He has served congregations in Upper Michigan, Wisconsin, and Missouri before returning now to his home state.  He has also served as a county social worker in Pipestone, Minnesota and as a hospital chaplain at Meriter-Unity Point hospital in Madison, Wisconsin.  His parents and his brother’s family also live in Minnesota.  Pastor Chad enjoys watching sports, bicycling, photography, and doing social research.  He can be reached on his cell by voice/text, 507-517-4160.