Rev. (Roy) Daniel Carlson was born and raised in Cloquet, MN, graduating from Proctor High School in 1993.  He attended Concordia University, Nebraska and graduated with a B.A in theology in 2008.  He attended Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, Indiana and earned his Masters of Divinity, graduating in 2013.

After serving two churches (Hope and St. Paul) in Birmingham, Alabama for 5 years, Pastor Carlson returned to Minnesota in 2018, accepting a call to St. Paul's in November of 2018.

Pastor Carlson enjoys music (professionally trained vocalist) including singing, piano and organ, computers and web design, pets (currently owns a Black Mouth Cur dog), cars and mechanics, and serving in the pastoral office. 

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