Dave Huizenga

Lead Pastor

“Pastor Dave” is a Midwest Transplant from the West Coast. He has been known to wear his sandals well into the near freezing temperatures! “Pdave” arrived in Savage, MN in 2012 with a desire to be used by God for this region to experience God’s blessing, grace, prosperity and presence. He loves teaching from the Bible. He enjoys the presence of God. He loves being part of the movement of God’s Kingdom. And, he loves people.

Open Position

Associate Pastor

Bridgewood Church is seeking a full-time Associate Pastor who will serve at a pastoral level alongside our Senior Pastor, with direct responsibility for Youth and Young Adult ministry.  The ideal candidate will have strengths in preaching, teaching, administration of volunteers, visionary leadership, and strong delegation.

Dave Hagner

Director of Arts & Worship

Dave is passionate about worshiping the Lord through music. He has served at Bridgewood for the past 20 years! When not writing music or playing the sax, Dave enjoys spending time outdoors and fishing on the lake. 

Judy Halmrast

Ministry Coordinator

As Ministry Coordinator, Judy is here to support and better the opportunities to build community and make connections within Bridgewood Church. She desires to see the Church be healthy, reach more people, and develop hearts that truly burn with passion for the Lord. Among the countless other things she does, Judy enjoys spending time with her husband and adult children, as well as traveling, gardening, and being outside.

Laura Simonson

Director of Children's Ministry

Laura has a heart for guiding children to God's love for them. Laura enjoys photography, gardening, and spending time with her husband Dustin, and three daughters Ellie, Melody, and Addie. She has a heart for Bridgewood Church and continuing to see God on the move uniting people from all different walks of life to serve, learn, and grow together.

Jenna LaCoursiere

Administrative Support Staff

Jenna holds the fort down in our office. As Administrative Support Staff, she helps things run smoothly behind the scenes in communications, coordinating, and caring for the building God has blessed Bridgewood. Jenna enjoys summer on the lake and spending time with her husband Sean and two daughters Emma and Riley.