Pastor Bio Example

Austin Weaver – College-Age

Austin Weaver serves as College Pastor. He graduated from North Central University in Minneapolis, MN with a degree in Pastoral Studies. Austin was born and raised in Urbandale and has a passion to see the city revolutionized by God’s love. His heart is reaching college students because they are the future church and community. Austin and his wife Elizabeth have three children.

Contact Pastor Austin – austin@newhope.church

Get to know Pastor Austin

Hobbies: Playing/Watching Sports (particularly golf and slow pitch softball), Hunting, Fishing, Camping/Outdoors, Guitar, Friends, Road trips, anything where I am out being active

Favorite Music: All music except for rap or screamo. To mention a few favorites—Hillsong, Jesus Culture, Chris Tomlin, Jack Johnson, Brad Paisley, Carrie Underwood, Needtobreathe

Favorite Restaurant: Fogo de Chao. It is an all-you-can-eat Brazilian Steakhouse. Pricey, but you are satisfied for a week after.

Favorite Sports Teams: I am an avid New York Yankees fan, I root for both Baylor University and the Iowa Hawkeyes. The NBA and NFL I have no loyalties. I do however root against every Boston team (Sox, Patriots, Celtics, Bruins)

Dream Vacation: My dream vacation would be to go to some country in Africa to do missions work and then do a safari where I would get to see wild life and enjoy the outdoors.

 

 

 

Luke Spangrud – Youth (High School)

Luke Spangrud serves as Senior High Youth Pastor. He is a graduate of North Central University in Minneapolis, MN with a degree in Youth Development. Luke was born and raised in Lakeville, MN with his two brothers and one sister. Luke loves the energy and passion of senior high students and wants to see that passion and energy being used to serve Christ. His wife Jenna is a nurse.

Email Pastor Luke – luke@newhope.church

Get to know Pastor Luke

Hobbies: Hunting, playing sports, watching the Gophers beat the Hawkeyes

Favorite Music:  Hillsong Young and Free, Lecrae

Favorite Restaurant: Chipotle

Favorite Sports Teams:  Minnesota Golden Gophers, Wild, Timberwolves, Duke basketball

Dream Vacation: New Zealand, Madagascar, The Moon