Called to serve… in retirement

January 1, 2020
Clotho woman is a pastor to three congregations When Kali Christensen of rural Eagle Bend retired from her position as a Child Protective Services social worker at Todd County Health and Human Services, she knew she would stay busy.  She ...

Teaching the Word through puppets

December 3, 2019
Dawson man reflects on his years as a pastor, ventriloquist About to turn 91 years old in late December, Bruce Rodrick now resides in an assisted living facility in Dawson with several companions that have traveled nationwide with him during ...

Pastor’s art has been enjoyed worldwide

June 1, 2017
The Rev. Jerome Tupa’s colorful paintings attract an appreciative crowd, often enthralled by his self-described “sensual” creations that reflect a passionate artist. The 75-year-old’s artworks are on display at St. Benedict’s Monastery’s Whitby Gift Shop in St. Joseph through the ...

Fifty years later he accepts the call

December 30, 2013
Charles Freitag, of Hutchinson, was asked to go into ministry work at the age of 17, but it wasn’t until he saw the light and turned 68 that he accepted the calling to become a pastor. It wasn’t easy for ...