Pastor Ron Erickson - Lead Pastor
Pastor Ron grew up on a small farm near Gonvick, Minnesota. Previous to receiving the call to serve The LB, he attended the Lutheran Brethren Bible School in Fergus Falls and served as a youth worker in Alberta, Canada and Minot, North Dakota before attending the Lutheran Brethren Seminary. After graduating from Seminary, Pastor Ron served Jevnaker Lutheran Church in Borup, MN from 1998 -2002. In November 2002, he moved his family to Williston and has served the Lord here at The LB ever since. Pastor Ron is married to Barb and they have four children and one daughter-in-law. Isaac and his wife Addy, Josiah, Ruthanne and Collin. He enjoys, hunting, fishing, and spending time watching the Minnesota Twins.
Pastor Ron’s desire is to be a part of God’s work in the lives of His people through the power of the gospel of Christ. It is a joy for Ron to observe how God frees His people to love Him and their neighbors as themselves, and to help people find and experience the joy of knowing the truth of Roman 8:1: Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. Pastor Ron prays that people will find rest and forgiveness through the work of Jesus Christ and that The LB will be a place of grace for you and your family.
VICKI nEER - oFFICE MANAGER
Vicki has been the office manager for 20 years and also serves as church treasurer. She enjoys the day to day variety of her job. She and her husband Roy enjoy outdoor activities and spending time with their granddaughters.
Gene Davis - Youth Director
Gene has been working with teenagers for about 20 years and has been serving students at The LB Church for 5 years. He married his wife Kate 15 years ago and have between 4 and 6 kids, depending on the week because they do foster care. The 4 kiddos that are theirs permanently are Caleb, Emma, Violet and Tray. Gene loves working with kids during the teenage years because he believes the teenage years are the toughest years in human existence.
Barb Erickson - Director of Family Ministries
Barb is the wife of Pastor Ron Erickson and organizes our family ministry events like Kid's Club, Date Night and much more.
Liz Hinricksen - Director of Church Relations
Liz works with a variety of areas within the church, some include media, welcome teams, special events and promotion. You can always find Liz with a hot coffee and a sewing project in progress. She is originally from Indiana and has lived in Williston for 9 years. She and her husband have two children and a dog and enjoy the outdoors.