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our pastor

Pastor Carl Fiskness has been serving at Green Lake Free Lutheran Church since March of 2018. 

He grew up in New London, MN, attended college and sang in the concert choir at St. Cloud State University.  Upon graduation, he attended seminary in St. Paul, MN.  Presently, he is enrolled in the Master of Sacred Theology Degree with the  Institute of Lutheran Theology located in Brookings, SD.  

Before serving at Green Lake, Carl was a pastor at Brookston & Culver and later Floodwood, MN (all near Duluth) and taught one year of high school Spanish in Ortonville, MN. 

He presently serves as the secretary for the AFLC West Central MN District pastors and was also elected to the board of the Georg Sverdrup Society.

Besides church work, he also sits on the boards of the Monongalia Historical Society, Fedraheimen Sons of Norway out of Willmar and is chaplain for the New London Sons of the American Legion.  In addition, he works one day a week at Men's Warehouse in St. Cloud, MN. 

Carl is the proud father of a seven year old daughter.

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