Rev. Dr. Aaron Suomala Folkerds

Aaron is an ordained Lutheran pastor in the ELCA, an assistant professor of counseling at Minnesota State University-Moorhead and an embedded mental health professional with the Moorhead Police Department. His areas of research interest are death education and working with first responders. He lives in Moorhead along with his wife, Mary who is a pastor at Good Shepherd, a son named Paul who is in the fourth grade and an exchange student named Timea who is a freshman at Concordia.