Prince of Peace Welcomes Pastor Dan Nordin

 In Transition Blog

Dear Prince of Peace,

Please join me in welcoming Pastor Dan Nordin to Prince of Peace as he steps into the part-time role of Pastor of Spiritual Care and Visitation on Monday, May 13.

Pastor Dan’s wealth of experience and knowledge will help Prince of Peace continue to meet the growing needs of our community. We are excited to have him join us in a pastoral role, and we look forward to the leadership he will bring to our Spiritual Care Ministry.

You can learn more about Pastor Dan’s background and his family below.

Please reach out to me if you have any questions.


Paul Dean
Lead Pastor

About Pastor Dan Nordin

Pastor Dan is a graduate of Augsburg University and Luther Seminary. After Dan’s ordination on June 10, 1977, he served at:

· Zion Lutheran in Litchfield, MN (1977-1981)

· Our Savior’s Lutheran in Faribault, MN (1981-1986)

· Shepherd of the Hills of Edina as an Associate Pastor (1986 -1995)

· Advent Lutheran in Maple Grove, MN (1996 – 2005)

· Shepherd of the Hills of Edina as Senior Pastor (2005 – 2009)

· Our Saviour’s Lutheran in East Bethel MN (2009 – 2019)

In 2019, Dan retired from full-time parish ministry after 43 years of rewarding ministry.

In his retirement, Dan built a home on Jewel Golf Course in Lake City, MN. In 2021-2022, he served as an interim pastor for two rural churches: Cross of Christ Lutheran in Welch, MN and Cannon Falls Lutheran Church in Cannon Falls, MN.

Dan is married to Nancy (Dahlgren) Nordin; they live in Lakeville, MN. He has two children, Ryan and Michelle. Ryan lives in a group home in Red Wing, MN, and his daughter Michelle is married and lives in Waconia, MN. Dan has five magnificent grandchildren. He loves woodworking, golf, motorcycling and anything associated with construction (especially hanging and taping sheetrock).

Dan and Nancy joined Prince of Peace in August 2023. They love this community of faith and are eager to meet many new friends as they worship and serve in this wonderful church.

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