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Meet the Interim Pastors!

Posted: October 01, 2015

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Three new interim pastors began working at Shepherd of the Valley (SOTV) on Thursday, October 1.

All three interim pastors will be working part-time sharing pastoral duties of worship leadership, preaching, teaching, congregational care, and program participation and leadership. Each pastor will also have an area of ministry focus.  Please introduce yourself and give our pastors a warm SOTV welcome!

Pastor Maggie Novak

Pastor Maggie Novak

Pastor Ron Olson

Pastor Ron Olson

Pastor Wendy Steger

Pastor Wendy Steger

Maggie Novak has served over the past several years in St. Paul congregations as a ministry leader and youth director.  Maggie received her Master of Divinity from Luther Seminary. Maggie most recently completed her internship with Oak Grove Lutheran Church in Richfield. Maggie will focus a portion of her time in the “Connect” ministry area of fellowship. 

Ron Olson has served several congregations in North Dakota over the years. For the past four years, Ron has served congregations in an interim capacity and has a strong passion for care and relationships in ministry. Ron will focus his time with SOTV in “Care” ministries.

Wendy Steger received her Master of Divinity from Luther Seminary. Wendy completed her internship with Farmington Lutheran Church. Wendy will focus a portion of her time in the “Connect” ministry area of community outreach.

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