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  • Phone: (651) 429-9026
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  • Mailing Address: 1851 Birch St., White Bear Lake, MN, 55110




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Bill Eaves

Senior Pastor

Office: (651) 429-9026 ext. 102

Bill Eaves was appointed as Senior Pastor in June of 2017. A native of Georgia, he graduated from the University of the South and spent a year studying at the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz, Germany. It was while he was there that he answered God’s call to ministry. He attended Yale Divinity School and received a doctorate from United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities, focusing on the spiritual development of adults. He has served as a pastor in Kentucky and Minnesota, most recently completing 14 years in Anoka. Bill serves on the Board of Ordained Ministry of the Minnesota Conference and is frequently a mentor to young adults in discerning their calling. He is married to Sherry Jordon and enjoys travel, canoeing, hiking, and experimenting in the kitchen.


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Brooke Heerwald Steiner


Office: (651) 429-9026, ext. 103

Brooke Heerwald Steiner was appointed to serve White Bear Lake in August 2010. She is a graduate of Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, and Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary in Evanston, Illinois. Her passions in ministry include preaching, discussing big questions, and learning and teaching alongside all ages. Brooke is also very interested in hearing from and relating to those who have been turned off by religion and church.

Brooke is married to Jeremy Steiner. They live in White Bear Lake with their three small children: Annabelle, Anderson, and Sawyer. Other than spending time with her family, Brooke enjoys writing, comedy clubs, watching Downton Abbey, reading, running, and consuming large amounts of tea and sugar.


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John McBride


Office: (651) 429-9026

John McBride was appointed to serve White Bear Lake in September of 2013. John received a B.S. in Psychology from the University of Missouri and a J.D. from Hamline University School of Law. John attended the United Theological Seminary prior to his appointment as a licensed local pastor. Through his work with International Short Term Missions, John has served as a member and leader of work teams that assisted in the building of schools in Africa, Jamaica, and Haiti. Currently John serves as Chair of International Child Care USA, a non-profit serving children and families in the Dominican Republic and Haiti.