EDINBROOK EXECUTIVE TEAM

  • BRENT HALL  //  Lead Pastor

    763.424.7744 x 104

    bhall@edinbrookchurch.org


    Pastor Brent came to lead Edinbrook in April 2013. Brent’s greatest passion is to see people know and grow in Jesus Christ, moving away from religion to a true personal relationship with our Lord and Savior. Communicating that passion emphasizes worship of God through every aspect of our daily lives. Pastor Brent serves on the Board of Directors, leads the Executive Team, is our preaching pastor and leads the vision God has for Edinbrook Church.


    SOME OF MY FAVORITES...

    Movie: Star Wars

    Restaurant: Lemon Grass

    Book of the Bible: Gospel of John

    Verse: Proverbs 3:5-6

    Pizza Topping: Pepperoni

  • BOB COOMBE //  Pastor of Spiritual Development

    763.424.7744 x 103

    bcoombe@edinbrookchurch.org


    Bob brings a wealth of educational and pastoral experience. His primary responsibility is pastoral care (counseling, visitation, encouragement, spiritual guidance, etc.). He provides lay leadership care and development, teaches and preaches, oversees the Edinbrook Community Groups, and conducts special services such as weddings and funerals. Bob is eager to promote our Church Mission, and to encourage Edinbrook people in that mission. Pastor Bob is married to Susan and has 8 grandchildren.


    SOME OF MY FAVORITES...

    TV Show: Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives

    Movie: Anything about Christmas   

    Restaurant: Willy McCoy

    Book of the Bible: Exodus

    Verse: Jeremiah 2:13

    Food: Pulled Pork with Blue Cheese coleslaw

    Vacation: Any place warm around the water

    Color: Bright Red

    Beverage: Black Coffee

    Season: Christmas

    Pizza Topping: Sausage & Mushroom

  • TAMMY DEVENING  //  Director of Early Childhood Ministries

    763.424.7744 x 108

    tdevening@edinbrookchurch.org


    Tammy oversees our Beginnings Ministry for Nursery thru Kindergarten. She schedules, plans, facilitates and coordinates the early childhood programming. She serves with a large volunteer team who make it possible to give our littlest ones their first look at Jesus and His love. This also includes AWANA Cubbies, Little Joyful Sounds and VBS.


    SOME OF MY FAVORITES...

    TV Show: The Amazing Race

    Movie: The Borne trilogy

    Restaurant: Panera

    Book of the Bible: John

    Verse: Psalm 121

    Food: Pizza

    Vacation: Spain

    Sports Team: Vikings

    Color: Green

    Beverage: Coffee

    Season: Autumn

  • JANE ERICKSON  //  Director of Office Support

    763.424.7744 x 102

    jerickson@edinbrookchurch.org


    Jane oversees the church office staff and volunteers, coordinates the church calendar and schedules events and rooms, maintains the database, handles payroll and accounts payable. Jane has worked at Edinbrook Church since 1994. She is married to Mark has two grown children who are married, has 4 grandchildren, one foster grandchild and a 15 pound cockapoo named Luci.


    SOME OF MY FAVORITES...

    TV Show: Fixer Upper

    Movie: Cinderella

    Restaurant: P.F. Changs

    Book of the Bible: Ephesians

    Verse: Proverbs 3:5 & 6

    Food: Fruit or a good hamburger with lettuce, tomato, bacon, pepper jelly and yes, peanut butter!

    Vacation: Most interesting vacation was to Japan, but spending time up at the cabin/lake is wonderful!

    Sports Team: Don't have a favorite team, but if I had to pick a sport to watch it would be high school basketball

    Candy: Cherry Licorice

    Color: Red

    Beverage: Orange San Pellegrino Sparkling Fruit Beverage

    Season: Summer

    Pizza Topping: Onions with Pepperoni, Sausage, Mushrooms and Black Olives

  • NANCY HEDBERG  //  Director of Kids Ministries

    763.424.7744 x 109

    nhedberg@edinbrookchurch.org


    Nancy provides leadership, vision, and support for the kids team. This is a body of staff and volunteers who work together to minister to kids in grades 1-6. Together they create an environment of spiritual development. Discovery Kids takes place through Sunday classes, AWANA Clubs on Wednesday nights, kids Choirs, and VBS. Nancy is married to Steve and has 3 grown children, Eric, Tim and Kellie.


    SOME OF MY FAVORITES...

    TV Show: Fixer Upper

    Movie: Sound of Music

    Restaurant: Olive Garden

    Book of the Bible: Esther

    Verse: Psalm 100

    Food: Thai

    Vacation: Houseboat in Canada

    Color: Purple

    Beverage: Coffee

    Season: Summer

    Pizza Topping: Canadian Bacon/ Pineapple

  • JOSHUA KIRSCH  //  Executive Pastor

    763.424.7744 x 107

    jkirsch@edinbrookchurch.org


    Pastor Joshua became the Executive Pastor in January 2015. Some of Joshua’s duties as Executive Pastor include overseeing most of the staff, being on the Board of Directors, overseeing the facilities, working closely with missions partners, preaching on Sunday mornings when needed, and teaching the membership class. Joshua has a passion to see people first and foremost enter into a relationship with Jesus Christ, and then to see their lives transformed by Christ working in their lives. He is also passionate about helping families to pass their faith on to the next generation.


    SOME OF MY FAVORITES...

    TV Show: Everybody Loves Raymond, Agents of SHIELD

    Movie: Star Wars, Anything Marvel

    Restaurant: Red Robin, Famous Daves, Chipotle

    Book of the Bible: Proverbs

    Verse: Romans 8:38-39

    Vacation: Disney World

    Sports Team: Vikings, Twins, Wild

    Color: Orange

    Beverage: Dr. Pepper

    Season: Fall

    Pizza Topping: Sausage

  • KRIS SCHERER  //  Communications Specialist

    763.424.7744 x 105

    kscherer@edinbrookchurch.org


    Kris Scherer makes everything look amazing here at Edinbrook Church. Her roles include imagery and graphic design along with several communication pieces such as the weekly bulletin and eNewsletters. Trust us when we say she has an incredible eye for graphic pizazz.


    SOME OF MY FAVORITES...

    TV Show: Gilmore Girls

    Movie: Bourne Trilogy

    Restaurant: Benihana

    Book of the Bible: John

    Verse: 1 Peter 5:7

    Vacation: Cruise

    Sport Team: Iowa Hawkeyes

    Color: Purple

    Beverage: Coffee

    Season: Spring

    Pizza Topping: Beef & green olives

  • MARK THURSTON  //  Director of Student Ministries

    763.424.7744 x 106

    mthurston@edinbrookchurch.org


    Mark has been a part of this church family for all but 3 months of my life! Along with his wife Sherrill, they volunteered as youth workers for many years prior to coming on staff at Edinbrook Church in 1999. Mark & Sherrill are the parents of four children - three of whom are married - and eight grandchildren.


    SOME OF MY FAVORITES...

    TV Show: Monk, Blue Bloods, The Crown

    Movie: War movies...love war movies, and The Lord of the Rings

    Restaurant: Anything Chinese or Oriental that has great egg rolls

    Book of the Bible: Philippians

    Verse: Philippians 2:3-11 or Luke 9:23

    Food: Egg rolls

    Vacation: Anywhere there is sand, aqua & teal colored water, and 80 degree weather

    Sports Team: Vikings, Twins, Wild, Wolves, Gophers - yup, I am Minnesotan

    Color: Blue

    Beverage: A nice, strong, full of flavor, so dark that you can't see the bottom of the cup coffee

    Season: All of them except winter

    Pizza Topping: Sauerkraut

EDINBROOK SUPPORT STAFF

  • PAUL BYRGE  //  Financial Administrator

    pbyrge@edinbrookchurch.org


    Paul works with our Finance team. Paul has worked at Edinbrook Church since 2015. He is married to Lisa and has one daughter, McKinlee.


    SOME OF MY FAVORITES...

    TV Show: Scorpion

    Movie: Troy

    Restaurant: The Claddagh

    Book of the Bible: Romans

    Verse: Romans 1:16

    Food: Fried Chicken (Popeye's)

    Vacation: Anywhere with my family!

    Sports Team: Seattle Seahawks

    Color: Seahawks Green

    Beverage: Crafted Cold Press Coffee

    Season: Spring

    Pizza Topping: Canadian Bacon

  • CLAY ERICKSON  //  Custodian

    cerickson@edinbrookchurch.org


    Clay works with our custodial team. Clay has worked at Edinbrook Church since 2014. He is married to Tammy and has two teenage daughters, Karissa and Rachael.


    SOME OF MY FAVORITES...

    TV Show: Hogan's Heroes

    Movie: The Finest Hours

    Restaurant: Texas Roadhouse

    Book of the Bible: James

    Verse: Philippians 4:13

    Food: Chicken Parmesan

    Vacation: Punta Cana

    Sports Team: St. Paul Saints

    Color: Orange

    Beverage: Pumpkin Spice Latte

    Season: Autumn

    Pizza Topping: Ham/Pinnapple

  • ALEX HAYS  //  Imprint 56 Coordinator

    haysdalex@gmail.com


    Alex is the coordinator of Imprint 56. Alex has worked at Edinbrook Church since 2013 and is also an elementary school teacher. He is married to Katie.


    SOME OF MY FAVORITES...

    Movie: Sandlot

    Book of the Bible: James

    Verse: Joshua 1:9

    Sports Team: Vikings, Twins, Wild and Timberwolves

    Color: Blue

  • TOM LEVESQUE  //  Facilities Manager

    763.424.7744 x 115

    tlevesque@edinbrookchurch.org


    Tom is the facilities manager and works full time. He also enjoys working the Front line ministry greeting people in the parking lot on Sunday mornings. Tom is married to Nancy. They have two adult children and four grandchildren.


    SOME OF MY FAVORITES...

    TV Show: Anything on food network or The Golf Channel

    Movie: Dances with Wolves

    Restaurant: Texas Roadhouse

    Book of the Bible: John

    Food: Prime Rib

    Vacation: Colorado

    Season: Summer

    Pizza topping: Anchovies

    Sports Team: Denver Broncos

    Color: Blue

    Beverage: Real COKE

  • CHRIS MAAS  //  Jr. High Youth Pastor

    763.424.7744

    cmaas@edinbrookchurch.org


    Chris is the Jr High Youth Pastor. Chris has worked at Edinbrook Church since 2013. He enjoys ministering outside the box when it comes to activity and event ideas. His biggest passion is to introduce students to Jesus and to instill a love for God’s word.


    SOME OF MY FAVORITES...

    TV Show: Flashpoint and NCIS

    Movie: Star Wars Return of the Jedi

    Restaurant: Chick-fil-A

    Book of the Bible: Ephesians

    Verse: Isaiah 40:31

    Food: Chicken

    Vacation: Cabin in the woods or mountains

    Sports Team: Chicago Bears

    Color: Blue

    Beverage: Coffee

    Season: Fall

    Pizza Topping: Meat

  • AMANDA MILLER  //  Worship Associate

    Amanda serves as one of our worship interns here at Edinbrook. She absolutely loves leading others in songs of praise. Amanda is married to Justin and they have two boys.

  • DEE MILLER  //  Head Custodian

    763.424.7744 x 115

    dmiller@edinbrookchurch.org


    Dee keeps this place looking spotless and amazing. As the lead custodian here at Edinbrook she appreciates having the place look great. And she does a great job! Dee is married to Lyle and they have one son Joseph.

  • ANGELA PHENEGER  //  Office Administrative Assistant

    763.424.7744

    apheneger@edinbrookchurch.org


    Angie Pheneger works as a part time administrative assistant. She is married to Jeff and has two kids and two grandsons.


    SOME OF MY FAVORITES...

    TV Show: Shark Tank

    Restaurant: Chipotle

    Verse: Philippians 4: 6 & 7

    Food: Watermelon, Mangos, and Dark Chocolate

    Vacation: Anywhere

    Sports Team: Minnesota Twins

    Color: Purple

    Beverage: Kombucha

    Season: Fall

    Pizza Topping: Vegetables

  • PAM SAWYER  //   Edinbrew Coffee Shop Manager

    763.424.7744


    Pam runs and manages our coffee shop on Sunday mornings: Edinbrew! There is nothing she loves more than the smell of fresh coffee. Pam is married to Dave.


    SOME OF MY FAVORITES...

    Verse: Romans 25:13

    Food: Her husband Dave's cooking

    Color: Every color!

  • SUSAN WICKLUND  //  Kids Ministry Administrator & Custodial Assistant

    763.424.7744 x 118

    swicklund@edinbrookchurch.org


    Susan works part-time with our Custodial team and as an administrative assistant to our KIDS MinistryTeam. She has worked at Edinbrook Church since 2012. She is married to Todd and has six children.


    SOME OF MY FAVORITES...

    Movie: Facing the Giants

    Book of the Bible: Psalms

    Food: Bacon and Chocolate

    Color: Yellow

    Beverage: Cherry Pepsi

    Season: Summer

    Pizza Topping: Everything