WE ARE A MULTI-CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH.
ERIC & KELLY DYKSTRA
Eric & Kelly Dykstra are Senior Pastors of Free Grace United, and they preach at our Elk River and Online locations. They have been married more than 25 years and have three awesome kiddos, one amazing daughter-in-law, and one adorable grandson. They are passionate about seeing broken people far from God come to know the amazing grace of Jesus. God has gifted them both with dynamic preaching and leadership styles, empowering them to share the truth of Christ with a wide demographic of people. Click here to see a list of books Pastor Eric has written. Find books written by Pastor Kelly here.
Office: 763-633-9706 | Email: email@example.com
SILAS & BECKY AUSTIN
In addition to leading our church in Monticello, Pastor Silas is also the Dean of Students for Free Grace Bible College. Becky serves on staff as Finance Assistant. They have two amazing kiddos – Ryatt and Sydney – and they are on a mission to make Minnesota the hardest place to go to hell from! Pastor Silas’ book Who Am I? is available in the FGU Shop and on Amazon.
TRENT & PATTY BERGERON
MILACA LOCATION PASTORS
Trent and Patty Bergeron launched a Free Grace Recovery meeting in Milaca that turned into a Free Grace United church location. He has been leading our Free Grace Recovery ministry for several years, and his heart is for helping broken and lost people find their way to Jesus. As a very talented keys player and vocalist, Pastor Trent also leads people in worship at our Zimmerman and Milaca locations.
MIKE & MICHELLE CURTIS
NORTH MINNEAPOLIS LEAD PASTORS
Mike Curtis is an evangelist at heart, and loves to pray for people. He & Michelle have two teenage boys and their whole family is excited about an opportunity to reach people in North Minneapolis! He is also the Pastor of Outreach at Free Grace United.
REUBEN & SUSIE DEISCH
ELK RIVER LOCATION PASTORS
Reuben & Susie Deisch are parents to Ayden, Makayla, and one adorable Boxer named Rocky. One of Pastor Reuben’s favorite things in the world is helping people go public with their faith through baptism. You can meet them any weekend at our Elk River church!
ST CLOUD LOCATION PASTOR
Jacqi Glenn is a mom of three with a deep desire to provide a church home where ASL and English are equally valued; where people can worship, serve, and do life together in both languages, and where those who may not fit in elsewhere are loved and have the opportunity to know Jesus.
JASON & TRACY KEECH
Jason and Tracy Keech have been married since 1997. Tracy is also the Communications Director/Graphic Designer for Free Grace United. They’ve got two amazing kids – one recent college grad (Connor) and one serving in the U.S. Air Force (Maddy), an awesome son-in-law (Tyler), plus one very spoiled black lab named Molly. These two truly enjoy the opportunity to share God’s grace, love, and hope with everyone they meet. They wrote a 30-Day He Said/She Said Devotional for Couples called Happy Marriage lol in February 2018, available on Amazon and Kindle.
TOM & AMY KINGORE
MILLE LACS COUNTY JAIL LEAD PASTORS
Pastor Tom has a heart to bring the light of Jesus into dark places and help the incarcerated be transformed by Christ! He also manages all of our facilities.
In his free time, he and his wife Amy (FGU Director of Finance) enjoy spending time with their three grandchildren and two special doggos.
EAN & ECHO MCCLELLAND
MINNEAPOLIS DOWNTOWN LEAD PASTORS
Pastor Ean is very passionate about spreading the good news of the Gospel of Jesus Christ and sharing the story of his own redemption from the bondage of addiction through the power of Christ Jesus!
His vision for the church is to grow and be of service to the community that we serve in many ways, including the continuance of daily ministries within the church, Bible studies, and providing services for those who need it.
BEN & ANA SAFFRIN
ALBERTVILLE LEAD PASTORS
Ben and Ana Saffrin have been a part of Free Grace United since the early days. Both have a talent for music as well as sharing the gospel. They met while serving at church and were later married, and they now have two adorable kiddos (Macey and Jack).
BRIAN & KAYLI SPARKS
PRINCETON LEAD PASTORS
Brian Sparks and his wife Kayli have two kiddos (Abby & Carson). They love their dogs, the Minnesota Wild, and watching God transform lives with His grace. They’re excited to help their neighbors in Princeton find the love of Jesus! He is also the Pastor of High School Students at Free Grace United.
KEVIN & ANNIE WILSON
Kevin and Annie Wilson have three awesome kids – Ethan, Kaden, and Jayci (who is currently dancing in Heaven with Jesus). Pastor Kevin’s preaching style is passionate, truthful, hilarious, and dynamic, and his life experiences allow him to bring the hope of the gospel in a unique and powerful way.