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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.

Dawn, Jenni, Craig, Wick, Joel & Carolyn

Converge North Central team


District Staff
  • Joel Nelson
    Interim Transition Team
  • Carolyn Lenz
    Executive Assistant & Office Manager
  • Dawn Pauley
    Director of Accounting
  • Jenni Pearson
    Administrative Database Assistant
  • Craig Sanborn
    Director of Student Ministries
  • Jon Wicklund
    Interim Regional President

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

Heather Gilbert
Calvary Church, Roseville, MN

Jay Chmieleski
Eagle Brook Church, Lino Lakes, MN

David Lutz
Calvary Church, Roseville, MN

Doug Palmer
Berean Baptist Church, Burnsville, MN

Kyle Robinson
Wooddale Church, Eden Prairie, MN

Lisa Welter
Eagle Brook Church, Blaine, 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