Pastor Joel has 22 years of ministry experience and a master’s degree in Christian formation degree from North Park Seminary. He has lived in MN his whole life, mostly in central or northern MN, so he and his family enjoy the “southern” climate in Rochester (There really was not a spring season in Duluth). He enjoys hunting, fishing, golfing, downhill skiing, and camping as a family. Pastor Joel also ministers to patients and families at Mayo as a full-time hospital chaplain. He is excited to be a part of the team of adults at Salem Road who are helping children and youth come to faith and grow in their relationship with Christ.