Rev. David Suelzle
David K. Suelzle was born and raised in Minot, ND. He is the youngest and only son of six children in his family. On April 2, 1977 he married Ronda Selfors, his high school sweetheart. He attended Concordia College in St. Paul, MN and graduated in 1978. While attending Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, MO he also served his vicarge at St. John Lutheran Church in Cadott, WI and St. Peter Lutheran Church in Boyd, WI. Graduating in 1982 he was ordained into the Pastoral Ministry at his home church—St. Paul Lutheran Church in Minot, ND.
While serving Zion Lutheran Church in Hay Springs, NE David & Ronda were blessed with the birth of two sons, Michael and Daniel. Currently Michael is serving as pastor St. Andrew Lutheran Church in Niagara, ND, Grace Lutheran Church in Lakota, ND and St. Peter Lutheran Church in Devil's Lake,ND. Daniel is serving as pastor of Wittenberg Lutheran Chapel on the campus of the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND. Pastor Suelzle served Zion Lutheran Church in Hay Springs, NE from 1982-86.
Pastor Suelzle served St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Hazen, ND from 1986-2008, along with St. James Lutheran Church in Golden Valley, ND from 1998-2008. In 2008, he accepted a divine call to Grace Lutheran Church in Fargo, ND where he serves today. In 2012, Pastor Suelzle celebrated his 30th anniversary of ordination. He has been involved extensively in the ND District youth ministry along with various LWML positions. He enjoys music and riding bike. Pastor & Ronda are blessed with seven grandchildren!