MEET OUR STAFF
DREW & CHRISTI BECKER | Lead Pastors
Pastors Drew and Christi Becker are Lead Pastors and founders of Freedom Church in Aberdeen, South Dakota. Their vision is to plant multiple Kingdom-minded churches in the region, reach the lost, and equip God’s people to do effective ministry. They have personally ministered in over 50 churches seeing many people come to freedom in Christ- body, soul, and spirit.
Drew grew up in Aberdeen and received his call to ministry at age 15. He was an Associate Pastor for almost nine years at New Life Worship Center in Beulah, ND. He also traveled for six years as an Evangelist. Drew is licensed with the Assemblies of God.
Christi grew up in Beulah, ND, where she received her call to ministry at age 10, the same summer Drew was called by God. She is a graduate of Trinity Bible College (Ellendale, ND) and is also licensed with the Assemblies of God.
Drew & Christi reside in Aberdeen and enjoy spending time with their four beautiful children, as well as their pet hamster and parakeet.
CLARK AND JENNIFER AUDISS | Webster Campus Pastors
Clark and Jennifer Audiss are the newest addition to our ministry team here at Freedom Church, where they serve as the Campus Pastors for Webster. Clark grew up on the family farm near Dallas, South Dakota and received the call to ministry at age 14. He graduated from Sunshine Bible Academy and went on to attended Trinity Bible College where he met Jennifer. Jennifer grew up in Tomah, Wisconsin, attended Crossroads Christian Academy and also attended Trinity Bible College.
Together, they love to share how the truth of God’s Word can transform lives today, and they are intent on reaching out to you and your family. They invite you to hang out with them in Webster and let God’s family warm your heart with genuine care and friendly smiles. At the same time they will strengthen your relationship to God and others through practical Bible Studies, dynamic small groups, and times of just plain family fun. You won’t want to miss what Pastor Clark and Jennifer can add to the growth of your spiritual life.
ANDREW GRANDPRE | Music Director, Aberdeen
Andrew Grandpre was born and raised in Aberdeen, South Dakota. After graduating from Central High School, He went on to earn his Bachelors in Music Education from Northern State University. Andrew was first called to ministry at age 15 when He began leading worship for His local church youth ministry. Since then He has led worship for numerous youth ministries, been on staff at a couple of churches in the Aberdeen area, and been a guest worship leader at many camps, conferences and special events.
He and his wife, Charlotte, met while in college as they were both studying music composition. They love to write, record, and perform music together and can often be seen leading worship together. When not at work, they love to relax together with their two-year old daughter and go exploring new areas.
Andrew has a passion for seeing lives changed through the powerful presence of God, through dynamic times of worship. He believes in engaging both spirit and truth in every act of worship, just as Jesus taught in John 4:23, and in living out a life of worship, just as Paul taught in Romans 12. With over a decade of education experience, teaching in both schools and private studio, Andrew is excited to be bringing comprehensive worship training and equipping to Freedom Church, as the church continues to raise up new worshipers and worship leaders.
JEWEL BRUZELIUS | Accounting Administrator, Aberdeen
Jewel was born and raised in small town, Beulah North Dakota. Raised as a pastor's kid, Jewel was introduced to ministry at an early age. After high school, her adventurous spirit lead her to attend Bethel Supernatural School of Ministry in Redding, California. There she learned to honor her gifts, walk confidently in her identity and to host the Presence of God. She returned to the Midwest to begin taking college courses. She is currently working to complete her Business degree at Northern State in Aberdeen. Jewel works diligently in the background at Freedom Church to sure all the details are in place. Jewel recently married the man of her dreams, Josiah. Together they enjoy listening to music, spending time with friends and traveling to new places.