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Mission Covenant welcomes youth pastor

A new youth pastor, Nathan Nelson, will be installed at Mission Covenant Church in Poplar during Sunday morning services.

Nelson is a 2010 graduate of Northwestern High School in Maple and resides with his wife, Nicole, in Lake Nebagamon. Nelson most recently served as youth pastor at the Evangelical Covenant Church in International Falls, Minn.

He is a 2013 graduate of Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va., with a Bachelor of Science degree in religion, a specialization in youth ministry and a minor in biblical studies.

The new youth pastor and his wife enjoy a variety of outdoor recreational activities including hunting, fishing, camping, archery, canoeing, hiking, running and motorcycle riding.