Rev. Dr. April Davis Campbell
April began her ministry as Pastor of Trinity Presbyterian in August of 2017. She previously served churches in Stillwater, MN., Robbinsdale, Mn., and most recently as Pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Hastings, MN. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Speech Communication from University of Nebraska-Lincoln, a Master of Public Administration from the University of Nebraska-Omaha, a Master of Divinity from Princeton Theological Seminary in Princeton, New Jersey and a Doctor of Ministry in Christian Spirituality from Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Geogria. April and her husband Bob have two sons, Emmett (11) and Solomon (8 1/2), a dog named Sunny and two fish. In her spare time you can find April enjoying the outdoors with the kids, running with the dog, reading, or blogging at www.dminrevaprilblog.wordpress.com. She looks forward to the many ways in which the Holy Spirit will be on the move at Trinity.
Joa Sevlie - Children’s and Youth Director
Joa directs the youth and the children’s programs at Trinity. She is a graduate of Metropolitan State University and Bethel Seminary. Joa holds a Masters degree in Theology with an emphasis in Transformational Leadership, and a Certificate in Pastoral Counseling. Joa’s background includes work in a variety of settings (schools, hospitals and non-profits) with survivors of domestic violence and inner city youth and families struggling with issues of drugs, gang violence, and prostitution.
Joa loves teenagers and children. She is passionate about explaining God to them in ways that they understand, and to connect them with God through a hands-on approach.
Neal Strand - Choir Director
Neal has enjoyed all kinds of music from a very young age. He grew up in Wisconsin and attended the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire, where he met his wife Sandy and earned a bachelor’s degree in Communications and Business Administration. Neal works at General Mills during the day in information technology communication and training. In addition to making music, Neal enjoys photography and spending time with his wife Sandy and their children Peter and Kelsey.
Jane Wasiluk - Church Musician
Jane grew up in northern Minnesota and has enjoyed being involved in a variety of church music since her teenage years. She has a undergraduate degree from Concordia College in Moorhead and a Master’s degree in music from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. During the day, she works at Travelers in St. Paul. Jane and her husband, Rick, enjoy spending time with their four grown children, traveling, running, and skiing.
Kim Vangsgard - Office Administrator
Kim has an associate’s degree in Office Administration and feels called to use her skills and knowledge within the church environment. Kim writes, “I am at my happiest when working for church staff, congregational members and the community.” She also enjoys expressing her faith through music, particularly voice and playing the harp. Kim grew up in White Bear Lake and now resides in Stillwater with her husband Mark and two dogs. She spends her free time with her three grandchildren and enjoys the lake life.
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