Our church staff is dedicated to loving God and lifting you up in prayer. We enjoy the ministries that God has given to us and we look forward to helping you grow in your relationship with God.
Matthew Clausen, Senior Pastor
Pastor Matt joined the ministry of FBC in March 2001 as the Associate Pastor. In May of 2005, he became the Senior Pastor of FBC. His passion for the church, the community, and life transformation is evident in every aspect of his leadership and teaching. Matt received his B.A. in History from Yale University and a M.Div. from Bethel Seminary in St. Paul. He and his wife, Erika, have two children, Madelyn and Isaiah.
612.332.3651 ext. 13
Ruthie Olmstead, Worship Arts Pastor
Ruthie joined the staff of FBC in March 2002. As the Director of Worship, Ruthie is responsible for designing the Sunday morning worship services, organizing special music and worship team practices, leading worship during the service, and pastoring the worship team. Ruthie has had many years of voice and piano training. She also studied music theory at Northwestern College and St. Paul Bible College (now Crown College).
Ruthie is married to Matt. They have four children Mikalah, Iain, Elsipeth, and Morna.
612.332.3651 ext. 22
Jon Ditty, Family Ministry Pastor
612.332.3651 ext. 16
Sharon Howat, Family Ministry Associate
612.332.3651 ext. 19
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