Meet our Team

At Faith Covenant Church we cherish people who cherish God and others. We are pleased to share our staff with you and want you to know that each of these appointed leaders are here to serve you in growing with God and one another.

Brad Kindall|Senior Pastor

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Brad began his ministry as Lead Pastor at FCC in February 2016. He brings to the Faith family almost three decades of full-time ministry experience, a background in the performing arts, and seminary training from Bethel Theological Seminary. Brad is passionate about helping people and the local church find their identity in Christ. His favorite phrase: “When we know who we are, we know what to do”. Brad loves cycling, hiking, coffee and ice cream. Together Brad and his wife, Jill, have 6 children.

Char Rotvold|Family Life Pastor

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Char holds B.A. degrees in Psychology and Religion, a Masters in Counseling, and has studied at North Park Theological and Fuller Seminary. Char and her husband Kirk are the proud parents of Kyle and Erika. Char is passionate about sharing God’s personal love and tireless pursuit of His creation. His steady presence throughout each season of life amazes her. In her free time Char enjoys hanging out with her family, running, cross country skiing, playing with her puppy, and reading.

Ryan Nyquist|Director of Worship

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Ryan is the Director of Worship at Faith. Ryan has over ten years of experience as a worship leader and has a BA in Pastoral Studies and a MA in Theological Studies from Southwestern College. In his spare time, Ryan enjoys spending time with his wife, Kristina, sons, Soren and Ezra, playing in one of his bands, hunting, drinking good coffee, and playing chess.

Nick Madsen|Director of Youth Ministry

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Nick received his degree in Christian Ministries from University of Northwestern in 2014. He has 5 years of experience with youth ministry and has taken 4 trips to Romania, leading teens to teach and disciple orphans. He loves kids of all ages and is passionate about helping them build a relationship with Jesus. Nick loves hanging out with his youth group, movies, weight lifting, cooking, fishing and riding his motorcycle. Nick and his wife, Mandy, have two adorable children, Mathew and Gemma.

Vicki Newendorp|Director of Children’s Ministry

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Vicki has served as Director of Children’s Ministry at Faith since June 2016. She has a B.S. degree in Elementary Education, served college students around the globe with Campus Crusade for Christ for 6 years, and has worked at Faith Covenant in Children/Family, Worship, and Communications over the last decade. She has a deep heart for people, believing every person is made in the image of God.  She loves seeing kids and families grow in grace and hope as they encounter Jesus. In her free time, you’ll find her with her family, singing, being creative, writing, or snapping photos. She’s crazy about her husband, Dave and sweet kids, James and Emilie.

Jen Sorensen|Director of Operations

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Jen supports the daily business operations for Faith Covenant. She brings several years of experience on staff to this position as well as a heart to see others grow deeper in Jesus Christ. She and her husband, Jim, have 3 children: Michael (wife Missy), Whitney (husband Lars) and Kurtis.

Rick Toboz|Director of Facilities

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Rick is focused on the comfort, safety, and security of our facility and grounds. He brings to this position a varied background of skills that touch several areas of facilities and systems management. He enjoys spending time with his family, home remodeling projects, and barbecuing.

Tone Waters|Director of GO & Communications

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Tone started her ministry career at Faith Covenant Church in 2018. With a BA in Theatre Performance and a Master’s of Library and Information Science, she brings a varied educational and work background to the Faith Covenant team. She is so excited to use the gifts that God has equipped her with in order to serve people within and outside of Faith Covenant in the name of Jesus! Besides God, Tone’s greatest passions include her husband Brian, daughters Ruth, Ila, and Jane, performing, writing, reading, watching TV, attending live performances, and laughter.

Shelly Brinkmann|Administrative Assistant for Children & Youth Ministries

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Shelly has worked in Children’s Ministry at Faith in various roles for 9 years. She has a BA in Elementary Education, further study in Early Childhood Education and has over 25 years of experience in children’s ministry as a teacher, mentor, and coordinator. Shelly and her husband, Adam, have 5 children: Andrew (wife Jordyn), Peter, Luke, Emma, and Adeline. Shelly enjoys her family, reading, and being outdoors. Shelly is passionate about helping children and youth to grow in the grace and knowledge of Jesus, and to know and love God more each day.

Terry Langmaack|Administrative Assistant for Adult Ministries

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Terry supports the adult ministries here at Faith Covenant. She brings over 40 years of administrative experience to this position. Terry and her husband Jim enjoy volunteering at Covenant Pines Bible Camp.  They have 3 adult children and 1 granddaughter.