Our Pastor

Pastor Dan Ostlund

Pastor Ostlund grew up in Frankfort, Illinois. He met his wife, Debbie, at the first Farm Aid concert in Champaign, Illinois in 1985. They were married in 1986 and have been blessed with three sons and one daughter. After many years in school, Pastor Ostlund finally graduated from Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri with a Master of Divinity in 2014. Pastor and Debbie enjoy spending time with their grown children: Jeremy, Jarrod, James, and Jilliane. The category of “grown children” also includes their fiances and spouses: Julia, Kate, and Brett. Pastor Ostlund enjoys running and riding his road bike on the country roads in Randolph and Monroe Counties. He also loves serving the people at Holy Cross as their pastor.