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PASTOR GRANT VANDERFORD
Pastor & Director, Table of Mercy

Grant is called as Pastor & Mission Developer in partnership with Bethesda & a newly-forming ministry with our neighbors experiencing homelessness. Before going to seminary, he served the church for 12 years in youth ministry.

He is a Concordia graduate, & is a community-loving Moorhead resident. He & his partner Petra have two daughters, Selah & Ingrid. Pastor Grant cherishes good conversations, strong coffee, & hearty laughter. He also finds great joy in cooking for family & friends, being outdoors, singing, & reading nerdy theology books.


Office Phone: 218.236.1420
Cell Phone: 218.849.0907
E-mail: pastorgrant@bethesdamhd.org

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ROXANNE WEST
Office Administrator

Roxanne has been a member of Bethesda for more than 40 years.

She was raised on a 2000-acre farm west of West Fargo. She had a great childhood with hard-working parents, whose commitment to core values brought them into town every Sunday for worship.

Roxanne was active with hosting international students during the summer & school-year, which gave her insight into many different cultures and lifestyles.


Office Phone: 218.236.1420
E-mail: roxannewest@bethesdamhd.org

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TYLER PYLE
Pianist

Tyler has lived in Moorhead for nearly a decade. He grew up in Fergus Falls, Minnesota and attended MSUM before pursuing graduate & doctoral work in public health (SNHU, Yale School of Public Health, Capella University).

Before Bethesda, Tyler has spent time with the Bemidji Symphony, FM Opera, & Fergus Falls Civic Orchestra. He finds fulfillment in uncovering piano works deserving of more attention, coffee from Youngblood, reading Russian and Norwegian literature, & spending time in the garden with his two dogs, Koda & Eduardo.

E-mail: pyletyler0@gmail.com

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SAM SADLOWSKY 
Choir Director

Sam is studying Vocal Music Education & Spanish at Concordia College & is excited to be a music teacher after graduating. He grew up in St. Louis Park, MN before moving to Aitkin, MN, where he became more involved in music through school & church. 

Sam loves golfing, spending time at the lake, watching movies, & DJing weddings. If you have any interest in singing with the choir, please reach out. We'd love for you to sing with us!

E-mail: samsadlowsky@gmail.com

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TAMMY COSTIN
Parish Nurse

Tammy brings to life the integration of faith & health through Parish Nursing. She has been volunteering in this role since 2011 after completing the curriculum through the Parish Nurse Center at Concordia College in Moorhead.

Nursing has always been an important part of her life, having work experience in emergency care, post-anesthesia recovery & most recently in scheduling/pre-procedural care at Essentia Health in Fargo. 

She & her husband have been members of Bethesda since 1983. Their 3 daughters were baptized & confirmed here.

E-mail: tammy.costin@yahoo.com

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