Many times, individuals within the community assisted with bring God's word to the area. In the early stages of forming a congregation faithful members of the community preformed duties as lay pastors.
Soran Kaldahl (later became a pastor)
Student Pastor Carl T. Hansen served in area churches, Carl was the Grandson of Wilhem and Elsie Sonderup. Carl was married to Lois Sonderup, dauther of Henry and Guthrie Sonderup.