Program Staff

Sarah Blasing

Hello, my name is Sarah Blasing and I am so excited to join St. Andrew! Being the Outdoor Ministry and Youth Leadership Director feels like a wonderful fit for me, as I have been participating in and working with camping programs since 2004. I grew up in the Twin Cities, and I moved to Illinois for 7 years to attend Wheaton College for my B.A. in Psychology and my M.A. in Christian Formation and Ministry. While there I worked at Honey Rock,…

Sarah Dorr

I am Sarah Dorr, the Children’s Ministry Coordinator. I am from Mahtomedi, Minnesota where I also worked at St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church on the Children’s Ministry Team. I graduated in the Spring of 2021 from Augsburg University’s Theology and Public Leadership program with a concentration in Youth Studies. I love discussing theology, so if you are a theology nerd as well let’s get coffee! Working in children’s ministry is my passion because I feel like all of your families become…

Burke Hancer

My name is Burke Hancer. I have been on staff at St. Andrew since 1992. My wife Paula and I have three wonderful grown daughters, Erin, Kelsey, Brittany, two terrific son-in-laws, Tom (Brittany) and Keith (Kelsey), and two of the most amazing granddaughters of all time, Ella – 6 and Amelia – 20 months! Needless to say I am a very proud Papa! Paula and I live in Bloomington (God’s country) along with my oldest brother Jim. I enjoy family…