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Travis & DeEtte Hovde

 

  Lead Pastor - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 Travis is married to DeEtte and together they are raising their three children while  pastoring Eagles Wings C.F.  He is an ordained Bishop in the Church of God and  serves on the Regional Council of North Central Region Church of God. Although  Travis had open heart surgery at the young age of 13, he has never let that slow
 him  down in serving the Lord.    He loves fishing & traveling and is currently writing
 his first  book.
 DeEtte has a heart to teach children the word of God "at a child's level." While she and her husband raise their children she also loves spending time as a family and finds this very important as a part of their ministry to Eagles Wings. Her strength comes from the Lord and with the love the Lord has shown her she strives to be an example to God's love to others.
 

Ed & Julie Buerkle

 

Associate Pastor - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Ed and his wife Julie were led to Eagles Wings in the fall of 2003. Ed has a heart for ministry and was called as a Associate Pastor and became ordained in 2010. He has also served on the Elder's Board for 4 years and has worked with the Youth for Christ in Minot in  the past. Ed loves playing volleyball in his free time and counting down the days to Christmas keeps him Young at heart.
Julie loves being a  stay at home mom for their 2 year old daughter but has served as the Financial Treasurer in their early days at Eagles Wings and enjoys being at her husband's side in his ministries of the church.
 

Cherryl Harnist

 

Secretary / Web Servant - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Cherryl and her husband Dan who is also an elder of the church have been at Eagles Wings since 2003. She has been working as the Church Office Secretary to both pastors since January 2005. Her gift is in helping others where she is needed and loves working with and building websites. 
 
Cherryl and Dan have 3 children and are blessed with 8 grandchildren so far. She loves spending time with family and friends but best of all having sleepovers with her grandchildren. Cherryl enjoys crocheting, knitting and quilting in her spare time.  She also loves making baby blankets and baby hats and donating them to the hospital NICU.
 

Elders


 

Dan Harnist

 

 Elder -This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Dan Harnist and his wife Cherryl were married in 1973. They  have raised 3 children and are the proud grandparents of 8 grandchildren. Dan is retired from The Air Force after spending 23 years serving his country. He is gifted in leadership, management, and administration, which has helped him serve as Treasurer in recent years and is currently serving on the Elder's Board. His desire to serve God and believes the Lord led him to Eagles Wings in 2003 to serve. He enjoys meeting new people and serving where he is needed within the church.
 

 

 Elder / Treasurer - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Dalen is married to Cindy Kendall and they have one daughter. He is currently Eagles Wings Treasurer and also an Elder. His love for finances has led him to lead FPU (Financial Peace University) by Dave Ramsey. He gives praises to God for what He has done in his life and for his wonderful family.
 

Keith Cochrane

 

 Elder / Prayer Team - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Keith and his wife Sheila are active members of Eagles Wings and he has been led to become an elder of the church and be a vital member of the prayer team. Together he and Sheila have three children and one granddaughter.
 
Keith has been through the Genesis Process Class and the Now What? Bible Study. He believes God has placed them at Eagles Wings to help continue His will here.
In his spare time Keith also enjoys running. Keith believes that through prayer miracles can and do take place and living by faith and example is a must for his life and relationship with God.
 

Tim Rose

 

Elder  - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Tim has been married to Joy Rose for over 20 years. He is gifted in administration and served in the military for almost 23 years. His hobbies consist of reading, camping, hiking, teaching, and traveling. Tim is a firm believer of applying God's word to his everyday life.


Team Leaders


Ed Buerkle

 

 Youth Leader /Young Adults Ministry  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Pastor Ed is the Youth Leader and has a calling for the Youth Group and enjoys mentoring the younger generation.

He also leads the Young Adults Ministry and enjoys being with this group and leading them onto the path to see God's will for their lives.

 

 

Forrest & Naomi Macy

 

 Worship Leader - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  Forrest and his wife Naomi have 2 beautiful children. Forrest has a
  heart and passion for worship and preaching the Word of God to
  this generation. He loves spending his time with his wife family
 as well as his hobbies of camping, hiking and reading. 
 
 
 
 
 

John Dring

 Computer Technician - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 John and his wife Molly have been with Eagles Wings since 2010. John enjoys 
 building computers in his spare time and with this experience he became
 the Network Technician for Eagles Wings. John's hobbies consist of computer games
 of all types. He and Molly enjoy spending time with their cats and traveling to northern
 North Dakota where her family lives and Canada where John's family are from. 
 Keeping up with the network and the computers in the church is no easy task so
we are thankful for John's expertise in this field.
 
 

Donna Foster

 

 Prayer Team - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 Donna and her husband John are active members of Eagles Wings since 2012.  Donna's heart is in praying for God's church. Donna also homeschools their  daughter as well holding down her job as is a Real Estate Realtor in Minot.

 Missions/Outreach - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  Kelly and her husband Ed and their family came to Minot soon after
  the flood of 2011. We are blessed they found Eagles Wings and are
  active members and leaders within the church. Kelly was involved
  and Led the BUY A TREE ministry in Nov and Dec of 2016 with
  great success. Both Ed and Kelly have such a love for the ministries
   within Eagles Wings and their love for the Lord shines in everything
   they do.
 
 
 

 

Women's Ministry Coordinator - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  Beth and her husband Alan are active members of Eagles Wings.
  They came to Eagles Wings in 2014. It didn't take long for her
  to get involved with the Women's Ministries. Beth's love for the
  Lord leads her to share with others what He has done for her,
  He can also do for them. She devotes her life to raising her
  granddaughter, enjoys crocheting and spending time
   with family!
 
 

   Royal Rangers Commander - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  Chris Stroup  bring the Royal Rangers Chapter to Eagles Wings in 2014.
  Chris has a heart for teaching boys to grow into strong Godly men and to have the
  skills to deal with Life issues on a daily bases. They both enjoy camping and fishing
  and  gowing in Christ so they can be examples to those they teach. Not only is
  Chris the Leader in Royal Rangers at EW he is also active in several ministries
   within Eagles Wings.