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Roger Eigenfeld,
Paul Harrington
& Duane Paetznick

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Roger Eigenfeld attended and graduated from Carthage College in Illinois and Northwestern Lutheran Seminary in Minneapolis, where he received his M.Div. He began his pastoral ministry as a mission developer. Subsequent calls included several years as a youth pastor in two Minneapolis congregations. In 1972, he began his ministry at St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church in Mahtomedi, Minnesota. During Roger’s tenure at St. Andrew’s, it grew to become one of the largest congregations in the Lutheran Church. He retired in 2018.

Paul Harrington graduated from Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota with an M.Div. and an M.Th. He then served a congregation in suburban Detroit for nine years. In 1980, he developed a mission church in Apple Valley, Minnesota, where he served as senior pastor and pastor emeritus for 33 years. When he retired, the church had grown from just three families to a membership of over 9,000.

Duane Paetznick was the Director of Christian Education at St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church in Mahtomedi Minnesota for 13 years while attending Luther Seminary in St. Paul. After graduation from the seminary with an M.Div. in 1993, he was called to be an Associate Pastor at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church (SOTV). In 2019, Duane retired after 27 years at SOTV.

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