Elder - Jon Dierenfeld

During High School, Jon served at his church as well as various Bible camps. After High School, he attended Covenant Bible College in Strathmore, Alberta, Canada, a one-year school of discipleship before enrolling at the University of Northwestern in St. Paul where he graduated with a degree in Christian Education and a minor in psychology. After college, Jon has worked at MN Teen Challenge as a Teen Boys Staff and South Central MN Youth for Christ as a Campus Life Director before coming to Sojourners Church in September of 2010. In December of 2013, he earned a Certificate of Theology through Bethlehem College and Seminary.

Jon married Amanda (Jacobs) on May 19, 2007 and they had their son Jacob Jon on October 27, 2012. They enjoy being outdoors together and playing with Jacob.