Pastoral Staff

The pastoral staff of LifeBridge are called to love, serve, and pray for not only members of LifeBridge, but also for everyone whom God places in their path. 

If you have any questions for our staff, feel free to contact them anytime. They would love to meet you & get to know you!

David Petersen

Lead Pastor

David and his wife (Alisha) have two children, Micah and Brooklyn. They have lived in Rochester since February, 2020. Besides being called to church restart ministries, David enjoys board games & card games, football & fútbol, and disc golf & tennis. Other of David’s interests include hearing people’s stories, sipping on Coca Cola, playing in the snow, and making homemade pizza.


Janie borkowski

Associate Pastor of Community Outreach

Janie moved to Rochester from Aberdeen, SD in June of 2021. She spends her spare time reading, hanging out with her dog Sophie, and enjoying the trails all throughout town. She works with another local re-entry organization and has a heart for the people in the Rochester Community! Make sure to ask her if she's up for a cup of coffee. Her answer will be "YES!"