The Faith✟Journey Team

The staff and leadership here at Faith✟Journey is comprised of folks who love, care and pray for every single person in the church. If you have any questions for any of our staff, feel free to reach out and email them or call our church office to speak with them. 

You can contact the church office by phone | 701.282.3309 | or

email | |

  • The Rev. Michael O'Berg

    Sr.  Pastor

    Pastor Mike was born and raised in Southern California where, when not surfing and skiing, he attended the University of California, Irvine.  Pr. Mike went to seminary in Gettysburg, Pa and has served congregations in California and Oregon.  Pr. Mike came to Faith✟Journey in August of 2016 with his wife, Michelle and their kids Michael and Marissa.  Pastor Mike can be reached at the Church office (701.282.3309 ex.307) and by email

  • The Rev. Rich Kramer

    Associate Pastor of Congregational Care and Discipleship

    Pastor Rich has been serving Faith✟Journey for 10 years as Associate Pastor.  He provides pastoral oversight of Faith Formation, Discipleship and Congregational Care.  Pastor Rich can be reached at the Church office (701.282.3309 ex.) and by email at

  • The Rev. Tawanda Murinda

    Associate Pastor for Mission and COngregational COnnection

  • Lydia Holden

    Minister of Faith Formation

  • Rachel Fay Kapphahn


  • Carley Tufte

    Parish Business Manager

  • Ginnie Berge

    Administrative Assistant for Finance & Human Resources

  • Suzi Hansen

    GIFT Ministry Coordinator

  • Jane Whaley


  • Sarah Piersol

    West Fargo•SOuth Worship Leader

  • Sally Simonson

    West Fargo • Downtown Campus Worship Leader

  • Jenny Default

    Choir Director