About Living Word Lutheran Church in Minot, ND


Living Word Lutheran Church has been serving the Minot area since 2010. Since then, Living Word Lutheran Church has prided itself on reaching people with the Gospel of Jesus Christ for the sake of their eternal destiny. In addition to our weekly services Living Word Lutheran Church hosts a variety of events where you will leave feeling blessed

Pastor Jeff Hoverson, husband of wife, JoAnn and father of six children, Zeke, Tori, Lydia, Kris, John and Caleb. They live near Burlington on a hobby farm where they enjoy animals, garden and home education. Pastor of Living Word from it's chartered beginning in 2010. Jeff places a very high value on the Word of God for preaching, teaching, and reaching people with the Gospel of Jesus Christ for the sake of their eternal destiny. He also believes in the Word of God for bringing Jesus into all spheres of life here on earth. From homes to workplaces, from schools to governments, from playgrounds to nursing homes, God has given us He good news as a blessing to be given through His church.



Pastor Jeff, About Living Word Lutheran Church, Minot, ND

Jeff grew up in North Dakota, was raised in the ALC Lutheran branch until it became ELCA. He has been in ministry for about 25 years beginning with Park River Bible Camp as a counselor, then on to Youth Ministry and Bible education at Lutheran Bible Institute of Seattle. Jeff then finished his seminary degree at the Lutheran Brethren Seminary receiving a Masters of Divinity with which he considers the best training in God's Word he has ever received and feels blessed to equip others through his ministry at Living Word today.


George Smith
Lee Shattuck

 Council Members:


Dennis Fannik

Vice President

Loren Delzer


Darwin Maasjo


Dan Haugen

Member at Large   - 

Roger Brabandt
Sharon Dokken
Dianne Smith

Sunday School Coordinator
Melissa Maasjo
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