Meet our leadership
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Andrew Ward - Lead Pastor
Andrew Ward is born and raised in northern Minnesota, yet dislikes ice fishing. He has been with Arise Church since 2014. Since then, he has served as Arise's lead pastor. Andrew is married to his lovely wife Kristina of 16 years,they have 6 children.
Russ Young - Elder
Russ Young helped start Arise Church in 2011. Russ serves an Elder at Arise. Russ is married to his wife, Karen. Russ loves football and mystery novels.
Brook Carlson - Deacon of Finance (Elder Candidate)
Brook Carlson joined the Arise Church leadership team in 2015 as the Deacon of whatever was needed. Brook loves grooming his beard and Star Wars.
Keith Stoltzfus - Deacon of Music (Elder Candidate)
Keith Stoltzfus started at Arise Church in 2015. Since then, he has served in Arise's music in some form. Keith is married to his wife, Alisha with 2.5 kids.
Mandee Carlson - Director of Arise Kids
Mandee Carlson joined the Arise Church leadership team in 2018 as the director of Arise Kids. Mandee is currently in love with water color paints, photography, and all things organic.