PASTOR of CARE
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.
PASTOR of WORSHIP
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 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.
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.
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.
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 making friends on the pickleball court.
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Gregg Bergman, Interim Staff Pastor
ADULT SPIRITUAL FORMATION
Kati Beasley, Associate Pastor of Formational Life
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Dawn Wood, Adult Life Associate
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Tom Johnson, Pastor of Missional Life
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Rose Larson, Associate Pastor of Missional Life
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Taylor Bongard, Associate Pastor of Community Life
Amanda Svensk, Pastor of Next Generation
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Allison Anderson, Next Generation Coordinator
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Kristine Niznik, Next Generation Assistant
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Kathy Collier, High School Associate
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Sonia Malmquist, Middle School Associate
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Annika Johnson, Early Childhood Associate
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Tami Madison, Elementary Associate
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Bob McKenna, Care Pastor
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Annie-Claude Toll, Care Associate
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Peggy Lang, Pastor of Prayer Ministries
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Leslie Inkala, Financial Coordinator
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Robyn Halverson, Financial Assistant
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Brad Stenson, Facility Manager
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Kari Smith, Communications Director
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WORSHIP & PRODUCTION
Joel Hanson, Pastor of Worship
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Julia Anderson, Worship Associate
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Andrew Goulson, Production Coordinator
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Deb Raab, Weekend Team Coordinator
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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)