Pastor Barry Holst

Executive Pastor

Pastor Barry grew up on a farm in South Dakota. He attended University of Northwestern in St. Paul where he met his wife, Deanna. Deanna and Barry have five children – Isaac (Jenna), Grace, Will, Kate and Anna.
After serving as a Pastor with Majestic Pines Community church, Barry worked at Bethel University for 10 years. Barry’s experience as a Pastor and later with Bethel as Director of Facility Services has prepared him for service with Lakes Free as our Executive Pastor.
Barry enjoys hunting, home-made ice cream and coffee with his kids!