Phil Boelter

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July 2017 - I feel blessed to walk with the people of  St. John's and the larger Mankato community as transition priest, part-time. 

I have served through the years as clergyperson in ELCA or Episcopal faith communities in Minnesota, Michigan, and Texas, while also pursuing careers in banking and as a fiscal and operations consultant for nonprofit organizations and faith communities.

I live in Richfield, Minnesota with my two dogs Teddy (Yorkie) and Franklin (Goldendoodle), the Roosevelts. I also have two sons, Eric (Phnom Penh, Cambodia) and Matthew (Spokane, Washington).

In addition to providing a lavish lifestyle for two dogs, I also enjoy running, weight training, movies and theater, and photography.

My core values include Christ-like compassion for all, wholeness in body/mind/spirit, and the priesthood of all people.

My favorite quote:  

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.”    

      -Margaret Mead, Anthropologist

Phil's dogs, Teddy (Yorkie) and Franklin (Goldendoodle)

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