Meet Pastor Kayla

Pastor Kayla (she/her/hers) received the Master of Divinity degree from Luther Seminary in 2014 and the Bachelor of Arts degree in religion from Gustavus Adolphus College in 2010. She was ordained in the ministry of Word and Sacrament in 2014, served her first call for 6 years in the Minneapolis Area Synod, and is excited to be back in SW MN where she grew up.

Pastor Kayla currently lives in Maple Grove, MN but her and her family look forward to relocating to Hutchinson soon. Her husband Garrett and their two sons Connor and Owen, enjoy spending time outside on the boat, playing music, and having dance parties.  Pastor Kayla has a love for creativity and fostering community and her favorite place in their home is their 11-foot dining table her husband Garrett built.

The Monson family is excited to be joining River of Hope and they look forward to meeting each and everyone of you, learning the rich stories of this community, and being empowered by the Spirit as we join in God’s dream of justice and peace for the world.

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