Josh Christenson was called to be the Lead Pastor and Church Planter of Imagine Church. Imagine Church was started as a church plant through the assistance of Connections Church in Ramsey, MN, The Quarry Community Church in Monticello, MN, and Grace Fellowship in Brooklyn Park, MN in the summer of 2015.
Imagine Church held its first public service on December 6, 2015 at Kaleidoscope Charter School in Otsego, MN with 167 people in attendance. Over the next four years, Kaleidoscope Charter remained the home for Imagine Church. It was where Imagine experienced its first people professing Christ, baptisms, child dedications, Christmas and Easter services.
In Fall of 2019, Imagine moved from Kaleidoscope Charter School to a new location at St Michael Albertville Middle School West, formally the high school. At STMA, Imagine was able to move into a 500 seat auditorium. STMA Middle School West continues to be the ministry hub for our Sunday Services.
Imagine Church gets its name from Ephesians 3:20-21 "Now to he who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, for ever and ever! Amen". We are reminded in this passage that we serve a God who is GREATER than what we can HOPE for or IMAGINE. We have seen God move and do just that since before our church was even recognized as a legal organization.
Imagine is affiliated with Converge Worldwide (formally Baptist General Conference) and the Converge North Central District. Imagine is also an active participant in Mission Minnesota and the church planting movement. Imagine seeks to be a church plant that continues to engage in planting other churches.