Pastor Culynn joined the Holy Cross staff in August 2012 as a pastoral intern. In April 2013, he was called to serve Holy Cross Lutheran Church as Lead Pastor and began his new role in June 2013. Pastor Culynn grew up in Mitchell, SD, home of the world’s only Corn Palace. He graduated from Luther College, Decorah, IA in 2006, where he studied religion and music. Upon graduation, he moved to the Twin Cities and began his studies at Luther Seminary, Saint Paul, MN. He graduated in May 2014 and was ordained in June 2014. Pastor Culynn, his wife, Meg, son Oliver, and daughter Margo, live in Montrose, MN. In his free time, Pastor Culynn enjoys being a dad, cooking, baking, reading, and making music.