7800 West County Road 42
Apple Valley, Minnesota
952-432-7273

Pastoral Transition

Our Next Senior Pastor

Reverend Deb Stehlin will join Grace Lutheran Church of Apple Valley as our Senior Pastor beginning March 15. We’re overjoyed to share that at our annual meeting on January 26, our congregation voted unanimously to extend a call to Pastor Deb Stehlin to serve as Senior Pastor here at Grace. We’re even more delighted to…

Senior Pastor Candidate Information & Annual Meeting + Vote

We’re excited to share with you some important information and two important gatherings! Below will find a letter from our Congregational President, Kyle Hoversten, and Call Committee Chairs, Chuck Swanson and Sally Schumack. This letter shares the name information about the candidate our Call Committee has recommended for call as Senior Pastor at Grace. We’re excited…

A Recommendation

Having completed the second round of interviews with the candidates for the Senior Pastor position, the Call Committee met recently to select the person to recommend to the congregation. We contacted that person who asked for time to talk to her family and advisors before agreeing to proceed. She also met with Kyle Hoversten, our…

On to Round 2

The Call Committee has completed the first round of interviews for our new Senior Pastor. Surrounded in prayer, we met recently to select the candidates to invite back for a second round. Those interviews are scheduled for the first week in December. We will continue to keep you updated. Thank you for continued prayers and…

Names & Interviews

The Call Committee met with Rev. Joe Lees from the Synod office on Tuesday, October 29. He provided names and profiles of candidates for our Senior Pastor position. We are now proceeding with scheduling the initial round of interviews. Once again, we are asking for your prayers for the committee and for the candidates as…