Steven Diaz, Director of Children,               Youth & Family MInistry

Northwest Conference of ECC

Lake Beauty Bible Camp

Pastor Tyler is ordained to Word and Sacrament in the Evangelical Covenant Church and holds a Master of Divinity degree from North Park Theological Seminary. 

Mission + Vision

Youth Ministry

Evangelical Covenant Church

Pioneer Kids & Hi-League

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2756 130th St.

Dawson, MN  56232

(320) 769-2255

Tyler Menssen, Interim Pastor


Steven came to Christ when he was 19 years old and has a Master’s degree in Theological Studies from Colorado Christian University.   

In addition to serving as Interim Pastor at Dawson Covenant, Tyler is founder of Seeing the Image. Seeing the Image is an initiative seeking to further the inclusion of people with disabilities in the everyday discipleship life of faith communities. He has previously served as director Solid Rock, a Covenant School of Discipleship, as a Senior Pastor, and frequently preaches at churches in the Evangelical Covenant Church denomination.

Most importantly, Tyler is married to Emily. Together they care for their Australian Shepherd, Milo. They both enjoy coffee shops, good food, and traveling. 

Some of Steven’s hobbies include basketball, playing chess, writing poetry, art, cooking and barbequing.

Steven and his wife Heather have a daughter who is 5 years old.  One of Steven’s main ministry focuses at Dawson Covenant Church will be to lead the weekly Wednesday night youth activities. He also has service projects, mission trips and Vacation Bible School planned for the summer months.

To know Christ, to be like Christ, and to make him known.