Leadership Team
Dr. Rod Dynes
Rick Clerc
Vice Chair
Dale Friesen
Verlyn Fast
Member at Large

Rod Dynes and his wife, Debby, are blessed with five kids, and now eight grand-kids. They enjoy serving Jesus locally and abroad. Rod is a family physician and has a passion for missions. He has led or served on over 25 mission trips to share the Gospel around the world. Rod serves in Men’s ministry for the Gathering, and loves to hunt and waterski. In addition to his MD, Rod has a seminary degree in Christian Ministry, Leadership.

Rick is a local business man operating businesses in five communities in Southern Minnesota.  Rick has served on Church leadership boards, mission teams in Honduras and the UK, lead men’s ministry and taught Sr. High Sunday School.  Rick is married to Julie and has three children: Ethan, Colin and Emily plus one crazy dog, Jack.
A man of adventure, Dale experienced life in many parts of the country, after graduating from Windom High School.  He has worked with youth as a wrangler at two different church youth camps and through AWANA. For several years he has led small groups and taught adult Sunday school.   Married to Kim, they have three adult children (Gregg, Al, & Rachel) and two inquisitive and busy grandsons (Beau & Silas).  Dale currently owns Friesen Financial and Lighthouse Capital Consulting.  Committed to his family and faith in God, Dale believes it is a privilege to be a part of God’s work through Gathering Ministries.

I am married to Nancy have 3 sons and 1 daughter. 2 daughter in laws and one awesome grandson.  I farm with 2 of our  sons on the family farm in the Windom area.  Nancy and I owned and operated a manufacturing business in the Windom area for 30 years.  Any day on the lake skiing,  surfing and boating with the family is a good one  I also enjoy Riding  my Harley and going to Auto events.   But most of all I  love the Lord and have  a strong desire to help others get to know my Savior.