We are blessed to have the following individuals serve as Deacons of the Richfield Church of Christ. Please contact them to learn how you can get engaged in a service ministry.


Kent Ebersole
Deacon, Treasurer and Finance

Kent Ebersole has served as Treasurer since January 2008 and Deacon since September 2015. He was baptized at the age of 27 and has devoted much of his time to the church ever since. Not a native to Minnesota, he moved here from Houston, Texas, with his wife, Wendy in 2005. They now have three native Minnesota boys who keep them busy.  Kent enjoys being with his family, reading (primarily science fiction), playing fantasy football, and is a lifelong Denver Bronco fan. Kent received his Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and Finance from Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas.


Randy Hoffner
Deacon, Leadership Training for Christ and Bible Bowl

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Doug Nelson
Deacon, Public Safety (including first responders)

Doug Nelson grew up in Minnesota and at the age of 18 began his career as an EMT. After graduation he moved to Searcy Arkansas, to attend Harding University, where he continued to work as an EMT during his time in college. In 1988 he met Terri, they married in August of 1990 and returned to Minnesota where Doug worked with his father in the family business and joined the SBM fire department. He eventually became a fire inspector with the City of Blaine and retired as a Battalion Chief in 2014. He is currently an assistant fire chief with the city of Burnsville. Doug and Terri have both grown up in the church becoming Christians around the age of 13, and teaching bible classes through the years as needed. They have two daughters at home and Doug had the privilege of baptizing both of them into Christ. He was appointed a Deacon for the Richfield Church of Christ in September 2015. In their spare time as a family they enjoy camping and spending time along the north shore of Minnesota.