Our Staff

John Lassen

Lead Pastor

John came to Maywood in October of 2018. He previously served a church in southwest Minnesota for 18 years. John grew up in Florida, but has lived his entire adult life in Minnesota. He is a graduate of Bethel University and Seminary. John is married to Linda, a native of Wisconsin, and they have three children - Justin (Alexa), Rachel (JJ), and Ashley. Linda works as a human resources director at the Gardens at Foley, a senior nursing center. For refreshment, John enjoys reading, feeding birds, taking walks with Linda, building things with wood, paddling a canoe or sitting in a duck blind.

Email: john.maywoodcovenant@gmail.com

Zach and camille kantor

interim Youth Director/Office Administration

Zach and Camille joined the Maywood staff as Interim Youth Director and Office Administration in May 2023. Zach grew up in Foley, attending Maywood Covenant. Camille grew up in Alexandria, MN. Outside of church, Zach and Camille are very involved in the Foley and Becker schools, substitute teaching, coaching, and driving school bus. In their free time, Zach and Camille love to spend time waterskiing, playing spikeball, and watching movies.

Email:  office.maywoodcovenant@gmail.com

Nolan Johnson


Nolan joined the staff in 2019. He has been attending Maywood for 18 years. When he is not keeping the church clean, he enjoys the outdoors and spending time with his family and friends.