Our Staff

Brian Farone

Brian Farone

District Superintendent

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In 2017, EFCA’s North Central District called Brian Farone to serve as our District Superintendent. A first generation christian who came to faith through the ministry of Young Life, he is a graduate of Arizona Christian University and Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Prior to joining the NCD, he served in pastoral ministry in Arizona and California. Likewise, he spent four years serving in regional leadership on the staff of EFCA West. Brian and his wife Teri have two college age children, Samuel and Grace. Together with the rest of our district team, he is passionate about serving pastors, church leaders and churches as they invite people to trust, walk with and serve Jesus Christ.

David Linde

David Linde

Church Resources, Placement, Credentialing

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Dan Moose

Dan Moose

Church Multiplication Catalyst

 

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Kelley Johnson

Kelley Johnson

Pastoral Care

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Steve Austvold

Steve Austvold

Mission Mobilizer

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Glenn Olson

Glenn Olson

Student Ministries

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Pat Wester (PT)

Pat Wester (PT)

Church Revitialization

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Pat Wester serves the North Central District as our Director of Church Revitalization, where he provides key resources as he coaches NCD churches toward thriving. Raised in Minnesota, Pat and his wife, Dawn, now live in Rochester after a stint in Colorado.  They have three grown children and are “Papa and Nana” to three grandkids, who somehow manage to get spoiled every time they visit. Ordained in the EFCA, Pat brings 25 years of service in pastoral ministry, including youth, children’s, small groups, and executive roles to our team, as well as a desire to see congregations and church staffs flourish and find vitality.  

Sharon Trucker

Sharon Trucker

Administration

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Mindy Warland

Mindy Warland

Financial

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Jordan Hirsch (PT)

Jordan Hirsch (PT)

Administration

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Jim Anderson

Jim Anderson

Pastoral Care

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711 10th Ave South
Minneapolis, MN 55415

ncd@ncdefca.org
612-338-1716

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