Barbara Anne Keely
Transitional Pastor


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 Greenblat
Administrative Assistant


Lori came to First Presbyterian in October of 2019. She makes sure that the church operates and runs smoothly. From the church bulletin to the church website; she makes sure the information is correct and timely. 

Stop by during her office hours: Tuesday through Thursday, 9 am to 2 pm to say hello!

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Mary Cookinham

Director of Youth Ministry

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Dave Tillman
Choir Director
Jonathan Tauscheck

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.  

Come in or tune in on Sundays to hear Jonathan's amazing talents.