PastorJeremy lives in Richfield with his wife (Chelsey) and three young daughters (Chloe, Bria, and Madelyn). A graduate of Bethel University (B.S., Youth Ministry and Biblical and Theological Studies) and Bethel Seminary (M.Div.), Jeremy has been a pastor for nearly a decade in urban, suburban, and rural contexts.
Church TheologianJoy lives in South Minneapolis where she was born and raised. With an undergrad of North Central University and graduate degree from United Theological Seminary, Joy’s wealth of wisdom and expertise to provides rich theological thinking to everything that we do. Joy works full time at Teen Challenge in downtown Minneapolis.
"The point is, you can't choose where you were born, but you can choose where you live. I love this town. I always have. I always will." - Leslie Knope, Parks and Recreation
Core TeamCommunity Church is led by a core team of people working alongside Jeremy. The team comes from around the Twin Cities (Richfield, South Minneapolis, Shakopee) and from various Christian backgrounds (Congregational, Lutheran, Catholic, Evangelical Covenant, Assemblies of God, and Baptist), but are united around starting a church in and for Richfield. To ensure Community Church is living out its values, the core team leads through the process of conversation.