Church Staff

Rev. Matt Orendorff - Pastor

Pastor Matt is originally from Eau Claire, WI. He attended the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, where he majored in Mass Communication. After college Matt moved to Minnesota to attend Luther Seminary in St. Paul. He graduated from Luther with his Master of Divinity degree in 2012. After graduation Matt served at the Korean United Methodist Church of Minnesota in New Brighton as the English Ministries Pastor. In January 2018 Matt began serving at Church of Peace UCC in Glencoe, MN and Friedens UCC in Norwood Young America, MN. Matt began serving Federated in November 2019. For fun Pastor Matt enjoys writing, reading, watching movies and is a football and baseball fan.

Angela Nybakke - Office Manager and Pianist

Angela is originally from the Morris/Cyrus area. She attended the University of Minnesota, Morris branch majoring in Piano Performance. She has since lived in the Minneapolis/St.Paul area, Rochester, MN, and Albuquerque, NM. In Albuquerque, she obtained her master's degree in Collaborative Piano. She teaches piano as well as performs with various groups/individuals in the Morris area.

Emma Fedor - Choir Director

Emma is a student at the University of Minnesota, Morris.