Our Pastor

Pastor David Person was born and raised in Minnesota. He graduated from Gustavus Adolphus College in 1975 and Luther Theological Seminary in 1983. He was ordained as a Lutheran pastor in June of 1983. He served as both a short-term lay missionary and a long-term ordained missionary in Japan for a total of 19 years. He also served as pastor of St. John Lutheran Church in Zimmerman, Mn for eight years and of St. Luke Lutheran Church in St. Paul, Mn for 10 years. Pastor Dave is married to Nahoko. They met and were married in Japan. They have two sons, John and Andy, and one grand-child, James.