• Kari joined Bethlehem in June 2015 as the Children and Families Pastor; and is currently serving as Associate Pastor. Before coming to Bethlehem she was in ministry in Edina, Minneapolis and New Brighton, MN. Kari graduated from Bethel Seminary in 2002 and was ordained by the Evangelical Covenant Church to Word and Sacrament in June […]

    Associate Pastor
    Kari Dubord

  • Office Staff
    Whitney Markson

  • Office Staff
    Christine O’Bert

  • Ms Dianne Jelle, pianist and organist is a graduate of St Olaf College, also lived in Jerusalem and was organist at St George’s Cathedral while there.  Recently, Dianne was Musical Director of Calvary Lutheran Church’s production of “Godspell”.

    Dianne Jelle

  • Lars Markson serves as our director of youth ministries, overseeing middle school and high school youth group, Sunday school, other youth events and is a frequent presence at school concerts and student athletics.  Before coming to Bethlehem, Lars worked at Minnehaha Academy’s after school program (and delivered pizzas too). He also has many summers experience working […]

    Director of Youth Ministries
    Lars Markson

  • Rick Mylander is a spiritual director and veteran Covenant pastor and administrator. He served over two decades in pastoral roles, including many years here in the Northwest Conference as lead in St. Cloud, and then another eighteen years as Associate Superintendent and Director of Church Planting in the Midwest Covenant Conference. These past five years […]

    Transitional Lead Pastor
    Rick Mylander

  • Choir Director
    Ethan Murphy

  • Cindy has been working with the children’s choirs at Bethlehem since 2001.  She really enjoys following her calling to work with children and music in ministry, and helping children find their place in God’s family and as worship leaders. Cindy has a B.A. in music education and has taken several graduate courses in music ed., […]

    Children's Choir Director
    Cindy Bergstrom