Pastor Josh Christenson serves as the Church Planter and Lead Pastor of Imagine Church. He has worked in full time ministry for over a decade and brings a dedicated, enthusiastic, and creative approach to ministry. Josh attended Rochester Community College and Crown College where he was a member of both respective basketball teams. He worked full time as a camp program director at Ironwood Springs Christian Ranch in Stewartville, MN from 2003-2007, and spent 2007-2015 as the senior high youth pastor at Grace Fellowship in Brooklyn Park, MN. In 2012 he was named Youth Pastor of the Year by the Crown Alumni Association. He and his wife Daphne were married on 2005 and have 2 boys, Elijah and Isaiah. Josh is a passionate speaker and communicator and has enjoyed speaking at conferences, camps, and retreats. He is a huge and dedicated sports fan. He can be heard loudly cheering on his beloved #GopherNation on weekends and will find any excuse to be on the golf course.
Anthony serves as the Associate Pastor at Imagine Church with an emphasis in worship, tech, and the creative arts. He is a graduate of Bethel University in St. Paul, MN. Before coming on staff at Imagine, he previously worked with Pastor Josh as the Senior High Worship Associate at Grace Fellowship, and spent 5 years as the Worship Director at The Quarry Church in Monticello, MN until coming on staff at Imagine in 2015. He and his wife Kristi have 3 children. Anthony also works as a full time teacher. He is a creative worship leader, and strives to bring authentic experiences to whatever context he is in.
Abby serves as the Executive Director at Imagine Church. Abby helps run the day to day operations of Imagine, Imagine Groups, and oversees Imagine Kids. Abby attended the University of Wisconsin, La Crosse. Abby married her husband Nate in 2015. Abby was a student in the early years of the Senior High Ministry of Pastor Josh, and has served as a volunteer for him since 2011. She is a fantastic leader, and brings a high level of organization to Imagine. She often can be heard reminding Pastor Josh of, "what needs to be done". She brings a dedication, commitment, and organization to Imagine and has a heart and passion for ministry.