Deacon Brad Mills

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Originally from New Brighton, MN, Deacon Brad has also been a Mounds View resident since 2008. Prior to Cross of Glory & Atonement Lutheran, Deacon Brad worked as a Deacon at Abiding Savior and a Director of Youth Ministry for Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in East Bethel, MN. Deacon Brad holds two Master’s degrees (M.A. in Theology and Master of Divinity), one from Bethel Seminary and one from Luther Seminary, St. Paul.

When he’s not at church, you might find Deacon Brad at State Farm Insurance in Edina (full-time day job), out on his canoe, brewing beer, cycling, or maybe out on a walk with his wife, Karen, and their dog. Karen works full-time as an Attorney Editor at Thomson Reuters and loves writing and reading. Deacon Brad and Karen have three beautiful daughters named Helena, Iva, and Nora who are the love of their lives.

Deacon Brad has been at Cross of Glory & Atonement since November of 2022. Deacon Brad was ordained on November 15th, 2020 as a Deacon – Minister of Word & Service in the ELCA. Deacon Brad is under a permanent letter of call for part-time (15hrs/week) ministry work. Deacon Brad loves to talk about Liberation Theology and see where the church and the world connect and how God reaches those on the fringe of society.

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