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Converge North Central team

As modeled by our Lord, strong relationships are a key to ministry and mission effectiveness. The leaders you meet, get to know and grow with will improve and empower you for greater ministry impact. Across Converge North Central, you will meet lifelong friends, engage with co-laborers and share the joys and challenges of following God’s call in your life. Connect with us today to learn more about how we can serve your church.

Mandy, Joel, Carolyn, Jonathan, Wick, Dawn & Mark

Converge North Central team

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District Staff
  • Mark Bjorlo
    Executive Minister
  • Jonathan Dahl
    Executive Director of Strengthening and Operations
  • Mandy Johnson
    Director of Placement
  • Carolyn Lenz
    Office Manager
  • Joel Nelson
    Director of Starting
  • Dawn Pauley
    Director of Accounting
  • Jon Wicklund
    Executive Director of Camping
  • Join the team
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Board of Stewards

Brent Nolby - Chair
Eagle Brook Church, Wayzata, MN

Jon Tolly
Oakwood Community Church, Waconia, MN

Eric Weaver
First Baptist Church, Forest City, IA

Jared Bangs
First Baptist Church, Cook, MN

Mike Howard
Revision Church, Windsor Heights, IA

Wes Foster
The Church at Union Park, Des Moines, IA

Dawn Hines
The Journey North Church, Baxter, MN

Martin Allen
Cornerstone Church, Litchfield, MN

Jill Fox
Westwood Community Church, Chanhassen, MN

Kyle Robinson
Wooddale Church, Eden Prairie, MN

Whether striving forward or struggling, every church needs a partner to come in and look ‘under the hood’ of their ministry. Converge helped us be better in every area to effectively bring the good news to all people.

Bill Berg, New Hope Community Church, Cambridge & Isanti, Minnesota