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To Love the Lord our God with all our heart and with all our soul and with all our mind and with all our strength ... And to love our neighbor as ourselves.”

Meet the Leadership


Pastor Nick Ruport: Senior Pastor
Nick came to MPCC in August 2017. Nick is an ordained minister of The Christian & Missionary Alliance who earned his M.Div from Bethel Seminary in 2016 and a degree from the University of Northwestern – St. Paul (UNWSP) in Pastoral Studies in 2008. He is currently working on his Doctor of Ministry in Servant Leadership at Bethel Seminary. Prior to coming to MPCC, Nick served as Youth and Associate Pastor for five years.

Nick met his wife Kari at UNWSP in an apologetics class and married in September 2008. They enjoy going on walks, camping, being out on the water, eating out, and both have a love for reading.
Life Verse: Jesus replied, “No one who puts a hand to the plow and looks back is fit for service in the kingdom of God.” - Luke 9:62

Aaron Kangas: Associate Pastor of Youth and Outreach

Sara Kangas: Children's Ministry Director

Gary Pietila: Elder
Gary and Penny have been a part of the Pines for 16 years. His favorite verse is found in Proverbs 4:18. "But the path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day." 

Ivan Miller: Elder
Ivan and Karen have been members at Majestic Pines for 12 years. 

Ken Knudsen: Elder
Ken and Antoinette have been members at Majestic Pines for 5 years.

Encounter: 9 am Sundays
Worship: 10:15 am Sundays


Phone: 651-340-3155
930 Mahtomedi Avenue
Mahtomedi, MN 55115