Tim and Tricia Sanders, Senior Pastor
Tim and Tricia came to Coon Rapids as Senior Pastor in December of 2008. Tim grew up in Oakdale, Minnesota on the east side of St. Paul. He met Tricia at college in Dover, Delaware, which is where she was from, and they were married in September of 1992. They ministered as Youth Leaders, Teachers, Secretary and were involved in a host of other ministries for Kent Christian Center in Dover till 1993. A door was opened to move to Kansas City, Missouri and become the Youth Pastor at Life Tabernacle, which has since changed its’ name to The Life Church. In 1993-1999, Tricia was the Pastor’s secretary and together they ministered to the Youth of the church. From 1999 – 2008, they ministrered as the Administrative Pastor of the church. Today, Tricia assists Pastor Tim by ministering as our Worship Leader, Adult Teacher and as our Hospitality Pastor. They are thankful for their history, and are even more excited about their future at Spirit of Grace Church!