Wileman 2 - croppedGary Wileman

Lead Pastor

Pastor Gary has been the Lead Pastor at Aberdeen First Assembly since 1996. He counts it a privilege and joy to lead this great congregation and staff into the amazing things God has for us ahead! He has a wonderful wife Joni, and three delightful children.





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Brad Kingsriter
Connections Pastor

Pastor Brad has been on staff at Aberdeen First Assembly since 2000. As the Connections Pastor it is his privilege to help people discover how God wants to use them. He has been married to his beautiful wife Michelle since 1992. They have four children, three girls and one boy.




Ben Snyder
Student Ministries Pastor

Ben has been the Student Ministries Pastor at AFA since May 2011. He felt a call on his life as a freshman in high school to help students grow in their relationship with God and develop into leaders in their church and their community. Ben and his wife, Angie, are passionate about winning, building, and sending students for the cause of Christ.



Ryan & Kelsie WRyan Wolfenden
Kids Pastor

Ryan has been the Kids Pastor at AFA since April 2014. He and his wife Kelsie both grew up in rural MN, having a desire to fulfill God’s will. She is called to be a Nurse and ministers in the medical field, but they both share a passion for Kid’s Ministry. Our kids are our future leaders and influencers. The Wolfenden’s desire to see them grow in God’s Word, and hope to see them make a difference in the years to come. God has big plans for our kids, and they want to empower kids and their families to build solid foundations on our unshakeable Lord and Savior.


Lana-PhotoLana Alwin
Secretary, Bookkeeper, Custodian





Al-PhotoAl Sandquist