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Our Staff

Pastoral Staff

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Paul Johnson

Senior Pastor


I am Paul Johnson, the Senior Pastor.  I have the privilege of working with our talented and committed staff to see all Woodridge attenders growing to know and follow Jesus.  I love to teach and lead and serve.  I am in the ministry because I love God and people. I enjoy tennis, exercising - salmon is my very favorite food.  I have an amazing wife who is a partner in every way. We have two sons, a daughter and seven  grandchildren that add so much to our lives.  

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Zac Bush

Lead Pastor Designate


In the role as Lead Pastor Designate, I am honored to collaborate with the Woodridge staff, working together to guide Woodridge attenders in their journey to know Jesus and experience growth in Him. Although born and raised a Texan, my passion for hockey, and God’s direction led me to Minnesota for my education. I earned my undergraduate degree from Bethel University and a Master's of Theology (ThM) at Dallas Theological Seminary. I married my college tour guide, Cassie, and together we have the privilege of raising our three beautiful children.

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Jana Haugen

Administrative Pastor


As Administrative Pastor here at Woodridge, I work to foster the vision and values of our church network ensuring an infrastructure is in place to support our various ministries effectively. It is a joy helping people take the next step in their faith walk, grow in their relationship with Jesus and connect with one another. One of my other roles is leading Women's Ministry here at Woodridge.  

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Annette Jackson

Family Ministry Pastor


Pastor Annette Jackson attended Crown College where she received her degree in Pastoral Ministry & Psychology.  In 1995 she accepted an intern position with Woodridge Church. Since then she has fulfilled a number of positions within Woodridge and currently serves as the Family Ministry Pastor of Woodridge Church. She lives in Plymouth with her husband David and kids Corrina & Brandon.

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Lea Holmes

Worship Pastor


I love that I get to help cultivate spaces where people can encounter God. I really believe that we are changed by the peace, power, rest, joy, and love found in God's presence. I've been on staff since 2012, and married to the High School pastor, Austin Holmes since 2014. I love long walks with our 2 kids, and deep talks with the Woodridge high school girls.

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Austin Holmes

Associate Pastor


As an Associate Pastor at Woodridge Church, it is my passion to see the love of God shape people into disciples of Christ! Matthew 16:25 inspires me daily in my desire for God’s Kingdom to come in the lives and rhythms of everyone in our community. I live in Minneapolis with my beautiful wife Lea Holmes. I love making music and a good cup of coffee.

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Jared Kingry

Student Ministries Associate Pastor


I'm Jared Kingry. I have the privilege of knowing and serving our students and their families with the loving lens of Jesus. My hope is to disciple our student communities to know Jesus and love with Jesus (1 John 3:16-18). I live in Hopkins with my wife Natalie, our girls Junia and Linden, and our son Shepherd.

Family Ministry

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Annika Swanson

Elementary Director


My name is Annika Swanson and I am the Elementary Director here at Woodridge. I studied education at Bethel University and was an Intern for the church my last year of college. I am blessed to now have the opportunity to teach kids about how much Jesus loves them. My passions include working with kids, spending quality time with my family and friends, and being outside. I also have the privilege of leading a high school small group here on Wednesday nights.

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Jenny Rizzardi

Children's Ministry Associate


I assist the Director of Treasureland.  I grew up as a missionary kid and ever since have always had the hearts, souls and minds of kids as a passion of mine.  In some way, I have worked with children in church for almost 30 years.  I do believe that Jesus holds a very special place in His heart for children.  I have a wonderful family; married to Rich Rizzardi and two great kids, Tyler and Lauren.

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Rachel Burns

Early Childhood Director


I am the Early Childhood Director here at Woodridge. After becoming a mom, my heart was ignited with a passion to equip the next generation to love God and love others. It is my mission to send our children off into the world with a strong biblical foundation so that they might grow to have an unshakable faith that will stand the test of time. I've been married to my husband, Benjamin, since 2016.  Currently we have a two-year-old son, Mason and a fluffy white dog and can't wait for our family to grow over the years. I also believe that it is never too early for someone to hear God's Word - even babies!

Worship Ministry

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Ben Howe

Music Director


My name is Ben, and I have the privilege of being the music director at Woodridge. I love being able to help cultivate our musical worship and to help our congregation experience and know God through music. I live in Rockford and love creating and producing new songs, studying new languages, and flying around in my paramotor.

Food Services

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Jodi Quam-Johnson

Food Service Manager


As a missionary kid, I grew up surrounded by ministry. The church has always felt like home - especially since we were almost always the last family to leave every Sunday. Now my husband, Dean, and kids, Johanna and Kip, get the same experience! I look forward to helping create a fun and loving church environment  - one that they won't mind being the last to leave!