Staff & Leaders

Staff & Leaders

Dan Anderson

Dan served as a deacon at the Spencer church of Christ from 2010 to 2021. He married then-widowed Rhonda, who had two sons, Tyler and Tanner, in 2005, and they were blessed with 2 more sons, Levi and Noah. Tyler and Tanner have married so their family has added 2 daughters-in-law. Dan is the owner of an outdoor furniture business and spends free time with family, gardening, hunting, and fishing. Blessed with a wonderful voice, Dan loves to sing and…

Duane Anderson

Duane has served as an elder in the Lord’s church in Spencer since 2010. He married Marie in 1961, and they have been blessed with six wonderful children and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He worked for Land O’ Lakes for decades and retired in 2007. Duane loves studying and teaching the Bible. His favorite verse is John 14:6, “Jesus said to him, ‘I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through…

Don Nieman

Don Nieman served as a deacon in the Spencer church of Christ from 2010 to 2021. He met Kim at Freed-Hardeman University, and they have been married since 1991. Don and Kim have been blessed with four wonderful boys: Collin, Cameron, Kyle, and Clay. Don is employed in the agricultural industry and also assists his father on his farm. He loves outdoor sports, snowmobiling, and gardening. Don is an avid Bible student who shares his knowledge by teaching the Sunday-morning…

Gary Nieman

The Spencer congregation selected and appointed Gary as an elder in 2010. He and his wife Beverly have been married since 1969. They have five wonderful children and many grandchildren. Gary has been a farmer and livestock dealer for most of his adult life. He loves doting on his grandchildren, watching crops grow, and sports. His favorite song is Paradise Valley, and he particularly enjoys reading and studying the book of Acts.

Mark Anderson

Mark became a deacon at the Spencer church of Christ in 2013.Mark has lived in Spencer his entire life. In 1981 he married the love of his life, Deanna. They have been blessed with four children: Andrew, Elizabeth, Rebekah, and Jesse. Mark owns and operates an Electrical Contracting Company. Brother Mark enjoys spending time with his wife, children, grand children, and occasionally spends time hunting in the woods. He loves sharing the truth of God’s Word with others.

John Petras

John became a Deacon at Spencer Church of Christ in 2018. John and his wife Jen grow up in northern Wisconsin and moved to Spencer in 2005 to start their family. They have been blessed with two boys Clayton and Michael. John is employed at local feed-mill. John enjoys the outdoors and spending time with family and friends. John has been involved in mission work and helps out within the church wherever he is needed. His favorite bible verse is…