Barbara Anne Keely
Rev. Dr. Barbara Anne Keely is serving as our transitional pastor, as we move through the process of calling an installed pastor. Barbara Anne has an M.A from the University of Washington, an M.Div. from Princeton Seminary, and earned her doctorate at the Presbyterian School of Christian Education, Richmond, VA. She moved to the Twin Cities in 1991, joining the faculty at United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities as professor of Christian Education and Congregational Spirituality. She retired from teaching in 2015 and began serving as a professional transitional pastor. She is currently Chair of the Presbytery’s Board Trustees and since 1992, has been an oblate of the Order of St. Benedict, affiliated with St. John’s Monastery, Collegeville, MN. She loves to quilt, read, attend live theater, and volunteer at Second Harvest Heartland.
Lori began as our administrative assistant in October 2019. Prior to coming to FPC, she worked at Blanc de Blanc in Wayzata; and prior to that she ushered two boys through the Wayzata School system. She graduated from the University of Minnesota and worked in bank marketing until making the decision to stay at home. Lori enjoys reading, walking the dog, traveling with her husband, and spending time with friends.
Stop by during her office hours: Tuesday through Thursday, 9 am to 2 pm to say hello!
Director of Youth Ministry
Dr. Jonathan Tauscheck joined us in December of 2019. He is a Minneapolis native, earned his Bachelor's and Master's of Music at the University of Minnesota and his Doctorate at the University of Iowa in Piano Performance. Jonathan has over 20 years of teaching experience, is an active composer and has written many works for solo piano, some of which he shares with us in our church services.