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Complex world. Thoughtful church.


Pastor Susan Debner

We are excited to have Pastor Susan Debner as our Interim Pastor beginning June 18th.  Her first Sunday at Hope will be on June 30th.  – The Interim Committee: Linda Herman, John Pignatello, Ann Agrimson, & Pastor Maria Anderson-Lippert

Pastor Maria Anderson-Lippert

Rev. Maria Anderson-Lippert joined the staff at ULCH in March of 2022 and is excited for this opportunity to minister with the faithful and justice-seeking community at ULCH. She grew up in Lindstrom, Minnesota, where her family has been rooted for many generations. Her passion for walking with people while exploring the multitude of ways…

Robert Ragoonanan

Robert S. Ragoonanan is a graduate of Luther College (B.A. in Music) and Bowling Green State University (M.M. in Orchestral Conducting). Robert has studied conducting with many well-known instructors such as Emily Freeman Brown, Alexander Polyanichko, Ovidiu Balan, Neil Thompson, Dr. Scott Weiss, and others, and keyboards with Frederick DeHaven, Dr. Laura Melton, Dr. John…

Nathan Obrestad

Nathan lives in Fridley with his wife Sharon and three children, AJ, William and Emily. They are members of St. Williams Church in Fridley. Nathan previously worked in the college bookstore industry for 30 years, managing the bookstore for Metro State University. Nathan has been a volunteer for Irondale Marching Band, Coach for St. John…