Pastor Carol L. Olson
Bridge Interim Pastor

Pastor Carol was Born and raised on a dairy farm in Southern Minnesota. She is a Mother to four children, Grandma to seven. She loves to read, play and sing music, garden, sew, travel, walk, do puzzles on the occasional rainy day.  Pastor Carol is a Master Gardener volunteer at Quiet Oaks Hospice House and is an Around Cloud tutor. She is anxious to get to know you better!

  • Graduate of Concordia College (Elementary Education, German & Religion)
  • Graduate of Wartburg Seminary, Dubuque
  • Iowa and taught Elementary Education in Alaska and Iowa.
  • Interned for two years in Papua New Guinea
  • Ordained in 1975 as half of first clergy couple in old ALC
  •  Served churches in Iowa; Madelia, Madison, Hendricks, Ashby, and Holme City, MN, plus doing several interims in the Mpls. Synod