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|Lead Pastorbkindall@faithcovenant.org
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 Pastorcrotvold@faithcovenant.org
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.
Sara Sosa|Children's Pastorssosa@faithcovenant.org
Sara Sosa has been involved in ministry for kids, teens, and their families for over 28 years. She holds ministry degrees from North Park Seminary (MA in Children, Youth & Family) and Bethel Seminary (DMin in Church Leadership). Sara loves helping kids and families embrace the truth of who they are in Christ and learn to share that with the world fearlessly. Sara has been married to Carlos for 24 years and has two adult children, Emma and Matteo. Living life with her family is an incredible gift that brings focus to her ministry. Sara loves creating and developing new ideas, storytelling in all its forms, and living in a state that beautifully displays all four seasons!
Nick Madsen|Director of Youth Ministrynmadsen@faithcovenant.org
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.
Noah Newbauer|Communications Directornnewbauer@faithcovenant.org
Noah Newbauer has a strong background in Visual Media ranging from Video Production to Web Design. First graduating from Hennepin Technical College with an AAS in Video Production, Noah Later received his BA in Communication Arts: Media Communication from North Central University. Noah brings over five years of communication experience to help bring about the church’s Vision through engaging and creative ways. He enjoys doing each task in a unique and fun way while simultaneously acknowledging how God guides his steps.
Kavan Rogness|Discipleship Directorkrogness@faithcovenant.org
Kavan comes to Faith after several years here in volunteer capacities. Kavan holds a B.A. degree in Communication Studies and History from Gustavus Adolphus College, an M.A. degree in Communication Studies from Kansas State University, and an M. Div. degree from Bethel Seminary. He seeks to help people understand themselves and their place in God’s kingdom while fostering vulnerability and openness. Now that Kavan is no longer in school, he enjoys reading, writing, doing anything with Team World Vision (mostly running), and discussing TV/movies with friends. Kavan loves spending time with his nine nieces and nephews before going home for a good night’s sleep.
Rick Toboz|Director of Operationsrtoboz@faithcovenant.org
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.
Shelly Brinkmann|Administrative Assistant for Children & Youth Ministriessbrinkmann@faithcovenant.org
Shelly began serving in the area of Children’s and Family Ministry in 1992 as a preschool team lead and loved it. She brings experience as a teacher, mentor, and coordinator and has served in various roles at Faith since 2011. She has a BA in Elementary Education and further study in Early Childhood Education. Shelly and her husband, Adam, have 5 children and one grandson. Her family enjoys sharing books and movies, family dinners, and hiking. Shelly is passionate about helping children and youth grow in the grace and knowledge of Jesus, and to know and love God more each day.
Terry Langmaack|Administrative Assistant for Adult Ministriestlangmaack@faithcovenant.org
Terry supports the adult ministries here at Faith Covenant. She brings many years of administrative experience to this position. Terry enjoys getting to know our Faith members through her various contacts with them. Terry and her husband Jim enjoy volunteering at Covenant Pines Bible Camp and cheering on the Minnesota United soccer team. They have 3 adult children and 1 granddaughter.