Pastor Ryan Patenaude began serving as Pastor of West Prairie in January 2019. He is a graduate from the Association Free Lutheran Theological Seminary in Plymouth, MN. He served as Pastoral Intern at St. Paul’s Free Lutheran Church in Fargo, ND. In his free time, he can be found roasting coffee, keeping bees, or being distracted by one of a dozen other hobbies.
Ryan and Stephanie have been married since 2007 and reside in rural Kindred with their 5 kids.