Meet the Chain of Lakes Staff
Paul H. Moore 
Paul started his work at Chain of Lakes in March 2009 after serving for 16 years as pastor of Community Presbyterian Church in Plainview, MN. He has a BA in Political Science from Carleton College and a Master of Divinity from Union Seminar in NYC.
Paul is married to Amy, who is the parish administrator at St. Joseph’s by the Lakes Catholic Church; their daughter Hannah attends Hamline University. He enjoys running, reading, and spending time with family and friends.
What Paul appreciates about his work at Chain of Lakes is leading a group of people who are so committed to being authentic, growing in personal faith, and making a significant impact in the community. 
Pastor Paul would enjoy having a cup of coffee with you.
Contact Paul at or 763.257.6994.
Bethany Bourgoin Markfort
Director of Youth & Family Ministry

Bethany is the Director of Youth & Family Ministry. To say she is excited is an understatement. When she’s not running around with kiddos, she is eating peanut butter and apples, snuggling her Chihuahua puppy Leia, and going on adventures with her partner in life Travis. Bethany has a background in photography and graduated from UMD with a degree in Digital Art + Photography and is currently going back to school for Nutritional Coaching.


Bethany believes the Lord has blessed each one of us with a vibrant heart and light. She loves learning about health and wellness, uses essential oils daily, and helps others embrace a non-toxic lifestyle. Star Wars, sudokus and anything grey are her favorite things!.

Contact Bethany at or 763.208.8049.
Kathy Brevig
In March 2016, Kathy started as Church Administrator for Chain of Lakes. Her experience as a newspaper proofreader, quality editor, Co-director of Communications for a non-profit Board of Directors, and many years of working on committees as a volunteer, prepared her for the diverse responsibilities of the job.
Kathy is a talented quilter, loves reading, kaleidoscopes, and spending time with friends and family. Her favorite part of the job is interacting with all of the wonderful people at Chain of Lakes.
Contact Kathy at or 763.208.8049.
Sherri Varsho
Childcare Coordinator
Sherri is the dedicated, caring Childcare Coordinator at Chain of Lakes. Her warm, engaging style quickly puts children at ease and her genuine love of God and children makes kids feel special. As Sherri provides love and patience with the children in her care, in return she is rewarded with their humor, attention and love. 
Sherri likes to read, fish, and visit Como Zoo. She lives with her husband Rich, their son Vincent, and 2 dogs and 2 cats.
Reach Sherri at or 763.208.8049.