Church Office

1150 W. Cavour, Fergus Falls, MN, 56537
Phone: (218) 736-4869

In an emergency, the on-call Pastor can be reached at (218)321-0993

Office Hours

Monday, Wednesday, & Thursday, 8:00 am – 3:30 pm
Tuesday (church phone will be forwarded to Laura at home) 8:00 am – 3:00 pm


Rev. John M. Christensen
Senior Pastor

Pastor John Christensen was born in Nebraska, raised in Wyoming and is the second oldest of six sons.   He attended the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks for two years before transferring to Concordia College, St. Paul, where he met and married Diane Avenson.  Upon graduation from Concordia College, he attended Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Indiana, graduating in May of 1987.

He has served the dual parish of Trinity and Redeemer Lutheran Churches in Yale and Iroquois, South Dakota; South Shore Trinity in White Bear Lake, MN  as Associate Pastor (the congregation where he served his vicarage '85-'86); St. Paul Lutheran Church in Thermopolis, Wyoming; Trinity Lutheran Church and School in Cheyenne, Wyoming and Trinity Lutheran Church and School in Fergus Falls.

Pastor and Diane are blessed to have four children and eight grandchildren.   He likes birding, hunting, kayaking and DIY home improvements.

Laura Dewey