• Care Pastor

    Bob began attending Open Door in 1982 while he served at Crown College as an Assistant Dean of Men and Admissions Counselor. He has a Master’s in Counseling Psychology from Liberty University and was in private practice as a Psychologist for five years. Bob volunteered at Open Door on the Worship Team and facilitated support groups before he joined the staff in 1993 as Associate Pastor of Recovery and was Commissioned as a Pastor in the Care Ministry three years later. Bob received his Spiritual Director Certification from Christos School of Spiritual Direction in 2015 and has a passion and calling to be with people in hard, painful, and transformational places and leading volunteers to do the same. 

  • Worship Pastor

    Joel served on staff from 2004-2007 and rejoined the staff in August 2008. He offers his creative and musical talents to help lead us in worship during the weekend services. Joel leads the Worship Collective, pouring into and giving back to the worship and production volunteer community at Open Door. You might also see him serving in another capacity by occasionally riding the lawnmower here at church over the summer. 

  • Pastor of Formational Life

    Anne-Marie joined our staff in 2015 to help develop and oversee The Center for Spiritual Formation, a ministry which offers retreats and resources that nurture a deepening life in God. She earned her Doctorate of Ministry in Leadership and Spiritual Formation from George Fox University and has taught as an adjunct professor at Bethel Seminary (St. Paul, MN), Richmont Graduate University (Atlanta, GA), and several seminaries and non-formal educational settings around the world. 

  • Pastor of Missional Life

    Tom and wife Debbie served with GoodSports in Slovakia for eleven years after many years on staff at Open Door. Tom has been serving with his passion to call others to live for the sake of others in the Missional Life area since returning to Open Door in 2016.

  • Amanda Svensk

    Pastor of Next Generation

    Amanda joined staff in 2012 where she served as Operations Associate for Youth and now oversees both Kids and Youth in Next Generation. Amanda earned her Masters in Theological Studies from Bethel Seminary in 2012 and has over 15 years experience in nonprofit and ministry settings. Her ultimate desire is to see families, kids and teens growing in relationship with God and each other and helping them have fun along the way! She enjoys being with people, hearing their stories, laughing and isn’t afraid to be a little goofy. She and her husband James and son Eli just welcomed daughter Eva to their family in late April.

  • Kati Beasley

    Associate Pastor of Formational Life

    Kati was commissioned as an Associate Pastor in Nov 2018 after ten years on staff, serving as an associate in Next Generation Youth and Kids before moving to Adult Life. As a certified Enneagram teacher, she loves creating environments and space for others to engage their own spiritual journey. A self-professed podcast-aholic, Kati can be found walking the dog, reading and having fun with husband Tim and daughter Rue.

  • TAylor Bongard

    Associate Pastor of Community Life

    Taylor was commissioned as an Associate Pastor in Nov 2018 after serving in a number of different roles on staff here, including facilities team, before moving to adult ministries in 2013. Taylor has a passion for getting to know people and their stories, and he gives free hugs! Taylor can often be found on the pickleball court, making new friends wherever he is. 

Staff Directory

Main line: (763) 416-5887

Direct Dial: (763) 416-5846 plus extension

Gregg Bergman, Interim Staff Pastor


Adult Spiritual Formation

Anne-Marie Finsaas, Pastor of Formational Life                
afinsaas@thedoor.org | ext 1400
Kati Beasley, Associate Pastor of Formational Life
Dawn Wood, Adult Life Associate

Missional Life
Tom Johnson, Pastor of Missional Life
tjohnson@thedoor.org | ext 1601
Rose Larson, Missional Life Associate
rlarson@thedoor.org | ext 1600

Community Life
Taylor Bongard, Associate Pastor of Community Life

Next Generation
Amanda Svensk, Pastor of Next Generation

asvensk@thedoor.org | ext 1703

Allison Anderson, Next Generation Coordinator

aanderson@thedoor.org | ext 1200

Kristine Niznik, Next Generation Assistant                          

kniznik@thedoor.org | ext 1407

Kathy Collier, High School Associate
kcollier@thedoor.org | ext 1705

Sonia Malmquist, Middle School Associate
smalmquist@thedoor.org | ext 1904

Annika Johnson, Early Childhood Associate

ajohnson@thedoor.org | ext 1204

Tami Madison, Elementary Associate
tmadison@thedoor.org | ext 1206


Bob McKenna, Care Pastor
bmckenna@thedoor.org | ext 1302

Annie-Claude Toll, Care Associate
atoll@thedoor.org | ext 1300

Peggy Lang, Pastor of Prayer Ministries
plang@thedoor.org | ext 1303


Leslie Inkala, Financial Coordinator

linkala@thedoor.org | ext 1107

Robyn Halverson, Financial Assistant
rhalverson@thedoor.org | ext 1104

Brad Stenson, Facility Manager
bstenson@thedoor.org | ext 1117

Human Resources



Joel Hanson, Pastor of Worship
jhanson@thedoor.org | ext 1403

Julia Anderson, Worship Associate
janderson@thedoor.org | ext 1409

Deb Raab, Weekend Team Coordinator

draab@thedoor.org | ext 1404

Governing Board of Elders

The Governing Board of Elders exists to lead and serve the church by listening for the direction of God and leading the church in that direction through prayer, policy development, staff and laity empowerment, and by example. Board members go through an apprenticeship process of 6-12 months and are then confirmed by a vote from the Members of Open Door.

Current Board Members

Dave Fredrickson (Chairperson & President)

Ben Monseth (Vice Chairperson)

Drew Pederson (Secretary)

Yau Stillone

Robin Fraser