Our Church Staff

Rev. Chad Christensen

Rev. Chad Christensen



Pastor Chad Christensen was called to be our pastor beginning July 2020.

Pastor Chad is originally from Westbrook, Minnesota, having grown up on a farm there. He graduated from Luther Seminary, St. Paul, Minnesota in 2000 and was ordained that same year. He has served congregations in Upper Michigan, Wisconsin, and Missouri before returning now to his home state.     He has also served as a county social worker in Pipestone, Minnesota and as a hospital chaplain at Meriter-Unity Point hospital in Madison, Wisconsin. His parents and his brother’s family also live in Minnesota.

Pastor Chad enjoys watching sports, bicycling, photography and doing social research.

He can be reached on his cell by voice/text, 507-517-4160.

Office Hours: Sunday morning after worship; Mon. & Tues. 9 AM – Noon; Sat – home visits.  Other times by appointment. 

Janet Bugarin

Administrative Assistant

Email: secdcumc@gmail.com

Church Phone: 507-374-6885

Office Hours: By appointment (call or email)