Reverend Scott Keehn
Pastor Scott was ordained in 1980. A graduate of Eden Theological Seminary in St Louis MO, he has served First Congregational Church since 2006. He brings a number of gifts to our church including a love for people, a passion to help those in need and a sense of humor. He has also blessed this church with his gift of photography and the addition of technology for use in weekly worship and to communicate our church story to a wider audience through Live Streaming to the community of Alexandria and the world. Scott is married to Susan Keehn and they have two children; a biological son, Jeremiah and adopted daughter, Naomi. “We’ve been so blessed with the birth of our first grandchild Noelle; life will never be the same!”
Kathy has been a member of First Congregational Church, since 2002. She is presently pursuing an MDiv degree from CTS (Chicago Theological Seminary) and is serving First Congregational Church voluntarily; preaching on average, once a month. Kathy is intellectually gifted with a compassionate heart. She is thoughtful, heartfelt and genuine in the pulpit and is known for her well-crafted sermons. Upon her graduation from CTS in May of 2018, she hopes to pursue ordination in the United Church of Christ. Kathy also serves as our church Treasurer. Kathy was married to her partner Patty Puyear here at First Congregational Church in August 2012.
Barb is a much loved member of our church staff who has been with us since 2008. She is the first one you will meet if you call or walk into the church office and she is always going out of her way to help out and to make everyone feel welcome. She is responsible for most of our church communication from the weekly preparation of worship materials to the monthly creation of a church newsletter as well as the frequent updates emailed to us all on the, “Holy Hotline.” If you ever have a question about, “Who’s Who,” Barb is the one to talk to!
Margaret attended St Olaf College where she took organ lessons. She continued lessons at the University of MN where earned her nursing degree. Playing organ and piano on the weekends allows her to be involved with many different congregations and stay in touch with people throughout our community. She finds great peace and joy playing the organ and the piano for which she feels ‘very blessed.’
Choir Director, Organist & Pianist
Greg earned a degree in Vocal Music Education from St. Cloud State University in 1976 and taught in public schools until 1984 when he answered a call to ministry and moved to Moundsview, MN to further his Education at United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities, earning his Master of Divinity Degree in 1987. As organist, Greg strives to bring out the wide variety of beautiful sounds and colorful voices possible with our vintage 1937 Kimball pipe organ while providing clear and inspiring accompaniment to congregational hymn singing.
Linda is a long time member of First Congregational Church and has been serving as Financial Secretary for a number of years. We are blessed to have someone as dedicated to the church and its ministry as Linda is. If you ever have a question about your giving, or would like to receive a giving statement, please feel free to contact Linda; 320.762.4310.