The Iron Range District Welcomes a New Pastor

Doug 1bPastor Douglas Todd Hardt has recently accepted a position as the new pastor of the Iron Range District effective June 1st, 2015. The Iron Range district now includes the Blackberry, Grand Rapids, Hibbing, International Falls, and Northome churches.

Pastor Hardt has been in ministry since 1995, serving in many and varied capacities in the Seventh-day Adventist church here and across the world. His ministry began in the Rocky Mountain Conference as an Associate Pastor in 1995. From there he has gone on to serve as Global Mission Coordinator in Euro-Asia Division, Secretary Treasurer in Georgia SDA Mission, Health and Children’s Ministries and Global Mission Director in Trans-European Division, Vice President of Administration in Minnesota Conference here in North American Division, President of the Armenia Mission in Euro-Asia Division and most recently he has been serving as the Director for Interfaith Studies and Culture at Union College in Lincoln, Nebraska. He is a graduate of both Union College and Andrews University.

Elder Hardt has lived and worked in many places, giving him a strong background in the global work of the Seventh-day Adventist church. He enjoys organizing projects, writing, teaching, preaching and cross-culture work, working with people across the board, and helping them to see Jesus Christ.

Doug, his wife Tatiana, and their children Nicole and Michael will be joining the Minnesota Conference team sometime in May. The Iron Range district is looking forward to welcoming this ministerial family. We strongly believe that Douglas Todd Hardt is a wonderful addition to our Minnesota team.

The conference family is delighted to welcome Pastor Hardt and his family on board.

Brian K. Mungandi, Vice President for Administration

e-TNL Staff: Brian Mungandi, Director; Melisa Mauk, Website-editor
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