Rev. Kerry B. Eversole and Deacon Cindy J. Cordes-Eversole
Kerry graduated from high school in South Windsor, Connecticut. He earned a bachelor of science degree in aerospace engineering from Indiana Institute of Technology, Fort Wayne, Indiana, in 1974, and a master of science degree in aerospace engineering from Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, in 1976. He worked as an engineer scientist specialist with McDonnell Douglas Astronautics Company, Huntington Beach, California, from 1976 to 1984, before entering Luther Northwestern Theological Seminary (now simply Luther Seminary), St. Paul, Minnesota. He graduated in 1988 with a master of divinity degree. His first call was to a multi-point parish in Watford City, North Dakota serving as an associate pastor. He was called to Lanesboro, Minnesota in 1996 to serve as pastor of Bethlehem Lutheran Church and Union Prairie Lutheran Church, rural Lanesboro. He currently serves as pastor of Bethlehem Lutheran Church and Fountain Lutheran Church in nearby Fountain.
Cindy graduated from high school in Northfield, Minnesota. She earned a bachelor of arts degree in psychology and religious studies from St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota, in 1986, and then entered Luther Northwestern Theological Seminary. She graduated in 1988 with a master of arts degree in youth ministry. Her first call was to the same multi-point parish in Watford City, ND as Pastor Kerry, serving as an associate in ministry. She joined Pastor Kerry in Lanesboro in 1996 to serve as an associate in ministry of Bethlehem Lutheran Church and Union Prairie Lutheran Church. She currently serves as Deacon of Bethlehem Lutheran Church and Fountain Lutheran Church in nearby Fountain.
Kerry and Cindy were married in 1989. They have six children: two girls and 4 boys. Their oldest daughter and son are graduating from college in 2020. Two of their sons are sophomores in college. Their youngest son is a junior in high school, and their youngest daughter is a freshman in high school. They reside in Lanesboro.