Dan Adolphson

Dan graduated in May 2014 with his Masters of Divinity degree from Phillips Theological Seminary in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and was ordained by the Upper Midwest Region of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in February 2015.  From 2012-2014 Dan served the congregation as Student Pastor and Intern.  Prior to FCC,...

Julie Andrix

Julie has 39 years of nursing experience, which started at the former First Christian Residence!  Her experience includes experience in a variety of Twin Cities hospitals and home care settings.  Her specialties include wound care, gerontology, and case management.  In April 2014 she completed her training in Parish Nursing through...

Rick Bowman

Adam Conrad

Adam Conrad is an American composer/conductor that ranges from folk music to the concert hall. Hailing from Los Angeles, California, after attending school, he found himself in the twin cities where he collided with great opportunity.Since the age of 10, Conrad has been composing and conducting music under the guidance...

Pamela Cook

Pamela is currently a Masters of Divinity student at United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities.  A native of Milledgeville, Georgia, she is also licensed as a minister by her church of origin, Flagg Chapel Baptist Church. Pamela has wide experience in youth ministry, having served in this capacity in...

Brianna Farah

Brianna Farah has a Bachelors and Masters degree in Music, Vocal Performance from the University of Minnesota. While at the University Brianna enjoyed performing as Rosalinde in Richard Strauss’ Die Fledermaus and Zweite Dame in The Magic Flute by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart as well as performing in the chorus for...

Laurie Feille

Rev. Feille graduated with a Masters of Divinity from Brite Divinity School at Texas Christian University in December 1996 and was ordained by the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in January 1997. Rev. Feille served First Christian Church, Garland, Texas as part time Youth Minister and full time Associate Minister;...

Deb Murphy

Deb is a life-long Disciple and a preacher’s kid to boot. Born in Omaha, Nebraska, she spent most of her growing up years in West Central Illinois and her senior year of high school in Germany. She received her BA from Knox College earned an MS in Health Science at...

Caroline Povolny

Caroline Povolny is a classical trained light lyric soprano.  She is currently pursuing her DMA in vocal performance with the University of Minnesota. Her Operatic roles include Pamina (The Magic Flute), Barena (Jenufa), Lucia (The Rape of Lucretia), and Drusilla (L’incoronazione Di Poppea).  She also specializes in Recital repertoire and enjoys...

Thomas Stevning-Roe

I was born in Marshfield, Wisconsin where I studied piano for ten years, played string bass in school orchestra and took private lessons for bass for a year.  I sang in multiple vocal groups in high school, like the Central Wisconsin Chamber Chorale, the Madrigal choir and a barbershop quartet. ...

Mike Vasich

Originally from Chicagoland, Mike transplanted to Minnesota to study at Macalester College, where he graduated from with a B.A. in Music in 2005. While at Macalester, Mike studied classical piano with Donald Betts and Mark Mazullo, jazz piano with Ellen Lease and Benny Weinbeck, and composition and theory with Marjorie...

Lu Zang

Baritone Lu Zang, a native of Hunan, China, is a pursuing his Doctor of Musical Arts degree at University of Minnesota School of Music. Mr. Zang received his Professional Certificate in Opera from University of Colorado Boulder, Masters of Music degree in Voice Performance from Boston University, and Bachelor of Music degree from...