Rodney W Wicklund has been the pastor at Living Waters for the past 30 years. Pastor Wicklund was saved at the age of twelve at a Covenant Church Lake Beauty Bible Camp in Long Prairie Minnesota. At the age of 25 Pastor Rod had not lived out his salvation. He was sick 180/120 high blood pressure. It was at this time that he called upon the name of the Lord in a healing service and was healed of the sickness and filled with the Holy Spirit with the evidence of speaking in tongues. He began to attend Living Word Christian Center in Brooklyn Park Minnesota where he was later licensed and ordained as a pastor. His wife Linda is our worship leader.
Pastor Wicklund had a praying Grandmother Agnes Wicklund of Lund Wisconsin. Agnes was a woman of prayer and wrote many psalms. Pastor Wicklund attributes his current position to God answering the prayers of his Grandmother.
Timothy Blegen has been the pastor at Living Waters over the past 5 years. Pastor Blegen was saved as a teenager when revival was taking place in many denominations. He has devoted his life to the study of God's Word. Pastor Blegen currently meets with groups of individuals outside of the church where he has encountered believers of all faiths. His life and passion is to be a witness for the Lord Jesus Christ. His wife Judi ministers in hospitality and as a worship singer.
Pastor Minnard Hojem has been the associate pastor at Living Waters for the past 25 years. Pastor Hojem went into the insurance business as a young man, pressures of life and circumstances led to serious marriage problems. One evening his daughters were upstairs praying for him. He could not sleep and calling the girls downstairs from a time of prayer, Pastor Minnard renewed his commitment to the Lord in his home and repented before God. God also turned his hopeless financial situation around preserving and restoring his family.
Pastor Minnard Hojem leads a weekly bible study at his home, a monthly meeting of men in the church and works with Chris Geiger coordinating the St Croix County jail ministry. Pastor Minnard loves visits from his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. His family is spread out over many states.