Pastor Greg Satterberg

Lead Pastor

Greg became the lead pastor at Grace in September 2015. He graduated with a BA in History from California State University, Fresno & Master of Divinity degree from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Before coming to Grace he served 8 years as Pastor of Lund Covenant Church in Stockholm, WI. Greg loves to help others grow in their understanding of the Bible, faith, and what it means to follow Jesus. He married his wife Kim in 2006 and they have four young children: Audra, Ben, Levi & Esme. He enjoys spending time with family & friends, gardening, woodworking, and getting outdoors to do a little hunting & fishing from time to time.


Jennifer Diehl

Director of Children’s and Youth Ministries

Jen joined the Grace Staff in November 2011. She graduated from Northwestern College in Roseville, MN with a Bachelor’s Degrees in Children’s Ministry, Youth Ministry, and Bible. She has served on staff in Children’s Ministry at both Trinity Covenant Church and Church of the Open Door. Jen is passionate about the spiritual development of children and believes the church has a responsibility to equip and support parents and families in raising up the next generation. Jen is married to Mark and they enjoy investing in the lives of their three children and spending time together as a family. Jen also enjoys her friends, exercising, reading, traveling, and her 2 cats and 2 dogs.


Erin Cheney

Youth Assistant

Erin became part of the Grace staff in June 2016. She attended SCSU and SCTC in St Cloud, graduating with a degree in Marketing and Sales. Erin and her family moved back to the Little Falls area in 2007. She has volunteered with children and youth ministries, MOPS, and Teen Moms in Little Falls. Erin is passionate about helping and encouraging youth to grow in their faith in God. Erin is married to Jerry and they have three children; McKenzie, Jonathan, and Christian. She enjoys spending time with her family, friends, running, swimming, camping, and watching her children’s musical and sporting events.

Shelby Orians

Director of Discipleship and Communications

Shelby joined Grace staff in the spring of 2015. She graduated from North Park University in 2008 and has enjoyed continuing a connection with the Covenant Church since then. Shelby is passionate about others growing in faith, as she has seen what God has done in her life through His Word and others who are passionate about discipleship. She enjoys photography, camping, coffee, biking, and family. 

Mandy Heffron

Children’s Assistant

Mandy started as the Children’s Ministry Assistant in August 2016. She graduated from Thomas Edison State University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications. Her faith motivates her to be involved with many things and is the foundation for all she does. She has participated in a variety of volunteer work in the community. Mandy loves children and has taught classes in church, MOPS. and with a local homeschooling group. In her free time, Mandy enjoys reading, writing, crafting, politics, spending time with her family (including her 17 nieces and newphews), and blogging. 

Janaya Yorek

Administrative Assistant

More info coming soon!