Troy Easton - Lead Pastor Focus: Preaching & Pastoral Care Fun fact: Unabashedly enjoys romantic comedies. And there better be a box of tissues close by—he’s a crier. Favorite Verse: Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight. (Proverbs 3:5-6 NIV)

Troy Easton Lead Pastor

Focus: Preaching & Pastoral Care

Fun fact: Unabashedly enjoys romantic comedies. And there better be a box of tissues close by—he’s a crier.

Favorite Verse: Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight. (Proverbs 3:5-6 NIV)

Bryan Ornquist - Pastor Focus: Coaching   Fun fact: He’s not much of a cook. Although one time, we think he boiled a potato. Or wait, was that Janice? Favorite Verse: Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight. (Proverbs 3:5-6 NIV)

Bryan Ornquist Pastor

Focus: Coaching  

Fun fact: He’s not much of a cook. Although one time, we think he boiled a potato. Or wait, was that Janice?

Favorite Verse: Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight. (Proverbs 3:5-6 NIV)

Janice Ornquist - Pastor Focus: Vineyard Kids, Preaching, Prayer Ministry, Marriage Mentoring, & Pastoral Care Fun fact: Slightly obsessed with BBC. Blimey! Favorite Verse: Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, for ever and ever! Amen. (Ephesians 3:20-21 NIV)

Janice Ornquist Pastor

Focus: Vineyard Kids, Preaching, Prayer Ministry, Marriage Mentoring, & Pastoral Care

Fun fact: Slightly obsessed with BBC. Blimey!

Favorite Verse: Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, for ever and ever! Amen. (Ephesians 3:20-21 NIV)

Robb Swanson - Park Rapids Campus Pastor Focus: Worship, Preaching, & Pastoral Care Fun fact: Ownz Zorbaz in Park Rapidz. Ever zince, the letter “s” has dizappeared from hiz vocabulary. Favorite Verse: Yet we know that a person is made right with God by faith in Jesus Christ, not by obeying the law. And we have believed in Christ Jesus, so that we might be made right with God because of our faith in Christ, not because we have obeyed the law. For no one will ever be made right with God by obeying the law. (Galatians 2:16 NLT)

Robb Swanson - Park Rapids Campus Pastor

Focus: Worship, Preaching, & Pastoral Care

Fun fact: Ownz Zorbaz in Park Rapidz. Ever zince, the letter “s” has dizappeared from hiz vocabulary.

Favorite Verse: Yet we know that a person is made right with God by faith in Jesus Christ, not by obeying the law. And we have believed in Christ Jesus, so that we might be made right with God because of our faith in Christ, not because we have obeyed the law. For no one will ever be made right with God by obeying the law. (Galatians 2:16 NLT)

Sara Swanson - Park Rapids Campus Pastor Focus: Worship, Preaching, & Pastoral Care Fun fact: An attorney who also happens to have an angelic singing voice. Rumor has it her clients ask her to sing them lullabies when they’re stressed out. Favorite Verse: The weapons we fight with are not the weapons of the world. On the contrary, they have divine power to demolish strongholds. We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ. (2 Corinthians 10:4-5 NIV)

Sara Swanson - Park Rapids Campus Pastor

Focus: Worship, Preaching, & Pastoral Care

Fun fact: An attorney who also happens to have an angelic singing voice. Rumor has it her clients ask her to sing them lullabies when they’re stressed out.

Favorite Verse: The weapons we fight with are not the weapons of the world. On the contrary, they have divine power to demolish strongholds. We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ. (2 Corinthians 10:4-5 NIV)

Jeshua Frederick - Worship Director Focus: Worship, Production, & Preaching Fun fact: Has a strong aversion to wearing shoes, would rather climb anything possible rather than walk normally, and has a dream to go backpacking all over the world with his wife and best friends. Favorite Verse: One thing have I asked of the Lord, that will I seek after: that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, to gaze upon the beauty of the Lord and to meditate in his temple. (Psalm 27:4 ESV)

Jeshua Frederick - Worship Director

Focus: Worship, Production, & Preaching

Fun fact: Has a strong aversion to wearing shoes, would rather climb anything possible rather than walk normally, and has a dream to go backpacking all over the world with his wife and best friends.

Favorite Verse: One thing have I asked of the Lord, that will I seek after: that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, to gaze upon the beauty of the Lord and to meditate in his temple. (Psalm 27:4 ESV)

Bailey Richardson - Executive Pastoral Assistant Focus: Assistance to Lead Pastor Fun fact: References The Office so often we’re afraid she thinks Dwight Schrute is her real-life best friend. Favorite Verse: I came that they may have life and have it abundantly. (John 10:10 ESV)

Bailey Richardson - Executive Pastoral Assistant

Focus: Assistance to Lead Pastor

Fun fact: References The Office so often we’re afraid she thinks Dwight Schrute is her real-life best friend.

Favorite Verse: I came that they may have life and have it abundantly. (John 10:10 ESV)

Adam Neuerburg - Ministry Development Assistant Focus: Outreach, Missions, Benevolence, Hospitality Teams, & Website/App Development Fun fact: If you have dinner at Adam’s, he’ll give you the choice of beef, chicken, goat, rabbit, duck, turkey, pork…all of which he raised with his bare farming hands. Favorite Verse: Don’t forget to show hospitality to strangers, for some who have done this have entertained angels without realizing it! (Hebrews 13:2 NLT)

Adam Neuerburg - Ministry Development Assistant

Focus: Outreach, Missions, Benevolence, Hospitality Teams, & Website/App Development

Fun fact: If you have dinner at Adam’s, he’ll give you the choice of beef, chicken, goat, rabbit, duck, turkey, pork…all of which he raised with his bare farming hands.

Favorite Verse: Don’t forget to show hospitality to strangers, for some who have done this have entertained angels without realizing it! (Hebrews 13:2 NLT)

Laura Nelmark - Park Rapids Pastoral Assistant Focus: Pastoral Care, Preaching & Small Groups Fun fact: Laura’s perfect day consists of gathering around her family farm with those dearest to her heart…while butchering chickens. Favorite Verse: Let all that I am praise the Lord, may I never forget the good things he does for me. (Psalm 103:2 NLT)

Laura Nelmark - Park Rapids Pastoral Assistant

Focus: Pastoral Care, Preaching & Small Groups

Fun fact: Laura’s perfect day consists of gathering around her family farm with those dearest to her heart…while butchering chickens.

Favorite Verse: Let all that I am praise the Lord, may I never forget the good things he does for me. (Psalm 103:2 NLT)

Ami Schultz - Park Rapids Administrative Assistant Focus: Front Office & Vineyard Youth  Fun fact: If you want to make her day, it’s pretty simple: bring her some fresh flowers and show her a video of a teacup pig. (We don’t get it either.) Favorite Verse: But he’s already made it plain how to live, what to do, what God is looking for in men and women. It’s quite simple: Do what is fair and just to your neighbor, be compassionate and loyal in your love, and don’t take yourself too seriously—take God seriously. (Micah 6:8 MSG)

Ami Schultz - Park Rapids Administrative Assistant

Focus: Front Office & Vineyard Youth 

Fun fact: If you want to make her day, it’s pretty simple: bring her some fresh flowers and show her a video of a teacup pig. (We don’t get it either.)

Favorite Verse: But he’s already made it plain how to live, what to do, what God is looking for in men and women. It’s quite simple: Do what is fair and just to your neighbor, be compassionate and loyal in your love, and don’t take yourself too seriously—take God seriously. (Micah 6:8 MSG)

Terra Huff - Detroit Lakes Administrative Assistant Focus: Front Office Fun fact: She may be the only grandma on staff, but she once ran one leg of a Ultra Marathon Relay in the Rocky Mountains. Favorite Verse: The living, the living—they praise you, as I am doing today; parents tell their children about your faithfulness. (Isaiah 38:19 NIV)

Terra Huff Detroit Lakes Administrative Assistant

Focus: Front Office

Fun fact: She may be the only grandma on staff, but she once ran one leg of a Ultra Marathon Relay in the Rocky Mountains.

Favorite Verse: The living, the living—they praise you, as I am doing today; parents tell their children about your faithfulness. (Isaiah 38:19 NIV)

Mike Carlson - Facilities Manager Focus: Buildings, Grounds, and Maintenance Fun fact: He had a short stint as a state trooper. Don’t mess with him. Favorite Verse: He must increase, but I must decrease. (John 3:30, NASB)

Mike Carlson - Facilities Manager

Focus: Buildings, Grounds, and Maintenance

Fun fact: He had a short stint as a state trooper. Don’t mess with him.

Favorite Verse: He must increase, but I must decrease. (John 3:30, NASB)