Pastor Charlie has served as pastor at Normandale since October 2013. In his call, he seeks to nuture faith in Jesus and help people connect it to the nitty-gritty of daily life in community. He loves the surprising nature of God's grace and the often joyful hilarity of God's relationship with us, and has a passion for engaging the next generation of the church's life. He is husband to Becky, and father to three beloved daughters. He has formerly played professional baseball for the Saint Paul Saints and enjoys any and all sports while also having a soft spot in his heart for music and fishing.