Pastor Andrew Krause was born in Milwaukee, WI and grew up in the suburb of Milwaukee of Mequon, WI. Pastor went to Northwestern Prep for his High School years followed by Northwestern College where he graduated in 1983. After 4 years at the Seminary he was assigned to St. Paul's, Crandon, WI and Christ, Hiles, WI to begin his work in the full time ministry in 1987. In 1991 Pastor accepted a call to Cross Lutheran Church in Rockford, MN and served there for 10 years. In 2001 Pastor accepted a call to St. John's & Grace Lutheran Churches, Goodhue, MN. After serving in Goodhue for 13 years Pastor accepted the Call to Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, West Fargo, ND in 2014 and serves here presently. Pastor loves serving the sheep of his congregation, his wife & family, the Green Bay Packers, fishing and working out.