Leadership

Say hello to the leadership team at Arise Church

Meet our leadership

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"That's my real hair not a toupee, promise" - Andrew

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.

Google is broken - Russ

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.

"It's A Trap" - Admiral Ackbar's

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.

"That's a lot of Hair" - Thug from Tangled

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.