2756 130th St.

Dawson, MN  56232

(320) 769-2255



Phil Tolbert, Director of Children, Youth & Family Ministry

Youth Ministry

Pioneer Kids & Hi-League

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Evangelical Covenant Church

Northwest Conference of ECC

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

erik Carlson, pastor

Hello, hi, and howdy y’all! I often get asked what it is that I’m passionate about, and a smile comes over my face instantly. I love the

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outdoors, whether it be camping, hiking, golfing, running or just lounging around a lake (no pools for me!). I also love working with youth; there’s just something about them that brings so much joy to my heart. Since graduating from college in 2012 I’ve had the opportunity to work with kids in a summer camp mentality, and have discovered the need kids have these days. Our mentality has shifted to get kids to be involved in so many things (sports, scouts, AP classes, etc.) that we’ve taken away the time to just let them be kids! My mission I believe is to help show the value every kid has through their relationship with God. I look forward to meeting new kids and helping them grow in their own walk. Peace!

make him known. It is my greatest privilege to live out that mission in service to the church and fostering the growth disciples of Jesus Christ through preaching, teaching, and caring.  If you are curious about our church I invite you to come and see what God is doing in and through this body of believers. I look forward to worshiping with you!

Mission + Vision

Welcome! I am a husband and father of three boys ages 5, 7, and 9. I’ve been blessed to pastor here at Dawson Covenant Church since 2010. I’ve taken our church’s mission statement as my own: To know Christ, to be like Christ, and to