Who we are


Lead Pastor -

Mark Allen

Pastor Mark is the founding Pastor of Pursuit Community Church. He is passionate about connecting with people who are far from God. He’s a husband and father to two little kids. He leads the team and spends his time mostly connecting, vision casting and preaching at Pursuit. In his off time, you will find him playing softball and vintage video games.


Director of

Ministry -

Megan Lindquist

Megan was an original member of the Pursuit launch team. We were able to hire her in Jan of 2019. Her focus is administration, logistics, communication and general organization. She is the heartbeat of everything happening behind the scenes at Pursuit. If Mark is the vision, Megan is the implementation. In her off time, you will find her at the cabin, in a hammock or hanging out with friends.


Director of Kids Ministry -

Adam Retterath

Adam came on board at Pursuit during our first year. He is a family counselor with a heart to serve our kids and families. He focuses on leading our kids ministry volunteers and program. In his off time, you will find him hanging out with his wife Rachel or keeping bees.

Volunteer Ministry Leaders:

  • Host and Cafe - Mary Boschetti

  • Men’s Ministry - Dennis Boschetti and Gary Mueller

  • Outreach - Jill Grasley and Chris Thomson

  • Prayer - Shane Ryden

  • Production - Kevan Mueller

  • Women’s Ministry - Kelly Coleman

  • Worship - Ben Jones and Elaine Ovaldson

  • Youth Ministry - Heidi Conklin


Our Friends and Partners

Parent churches: 

Cornerstone Church of Blaine

Renovation Church

Church planting network:

Mission Minnesota - An exponential church planting movement.

Denomination affiliation:

Converge National

Converge North Central

Ministies we support:

Ralph Reeder Food Shelf

Quincy House