Pastor Rod Eastman was born and raised in Roseau where he and his wife Jackie were high school classmates and best friends. They have been married since 1988, and have two children, Haley and Jesse, who both live in Fargo/Moorhead.

Rod has a Bachelor’s degree in music, a Master of Divinity degree, and was trained and commissioned by Tentmakers Youth Ministry. He is currently working on multiple additional ministry certifications. He previously served full-time in a church in southern Minnesota, in part-time pastoral roles several times locally, as well as many years as a Deacon or Elder. After a nearly 31-year career at Marvin, he is excited to back in full-time ministry! His passion is to equip the Body of Christ to be and to do what God has created and called them to.