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CHRISTIAN PUBLIC LEADER SITE LIST

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The Site List below is for the Teaching Congregations program. In 2014 - 2015, Teaching Congregations will be offered only to students completing their graduation requirements as per the distributive curriculum. This will remain a non-credit degree requirement. Students and supervisors should be in touch with Contextual Learning at contextuallearning@luthersem.edu prior to contacting sites on this list.

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Rosemount United Methodist Church

Address:PO BOX 22
City:Rosemount
State:MN
Zip:55068-0022
Phone:651-423-2475
Fax:651-423-2124
Web:www.rosemountumc.org
Email:kbruins@rosemountumc.org
Demonination:United Methodist
Baptized Membership:780
Confirmed Membership:we do not calculate this number
Average Sunday Attendance:508
Paid Staff:Lead Pastor - me
Associate Pastor, Youth Pastor, Director of Operations, Director of Children's Ministries, 4 musicians, 3 administrative staff, custodial staff, preschool staff and child care providers.
Access to Public Transit:Our church is difficult to access via public transportation.
Congregation Description:Rosemount UMC is located in a suburb of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The area still has some new housing going in, along with some long time residents. The town is a former farming community which the cities have grown around.

Worship:
Wednesday 6:30 - Youth Service
Sundays:
8:30 Traditional
9:45 Contemporary
11:00 Blended/Acoustic .

Issues facing this congregation - a large mortgage!
Congregation Keywords:Suburban, some new multi-cultural growth, great school system, well connected city leadership group. It is a great place to live!

Mentor Pastor: Karen Bruins

Email:kbruins@rosemountumc.org
Phone:651-423-2475
Years in Ordained Ministry:23
Years in Current Position:18
Previous Students Supervised:2 - newly ordained persons. I am also a candidacy mentor and a new clergy mentor.
Autobiography:I am an ordained Elder in the United Methodist Church. I was ordained under the "old" system in which one was first ordained a Deacon and then later an Elder. My undergraduate degree is from the University of St. Thomas in Human Resources Management, my M. Div is from United Theological Seminary. I am involved in a community leader's group in the city of Rosemount. In my spare time I enjoy reading, gardening and biking.