Ministry Staff

Max Frazier
Lead Pastor

Max loves to teach the Bible! He has served as a pastor for over 30 years, taught at Village School of the Bible, led many trips to Israel and served as an adjunct professor. Max has a B.A and M.A. in Old Testament from Wheaton College. Max and his wife, Marlys, have three married children and 7 grandchildren, and Max is a Chicago Cubs and Iowa State Cyclone fan.

Val Pederson
Youth Ministry Pastor

Val has been a part of Buffalo Covenant Church for much of her life. She began serving youth in 1983, took an extended break to focus on raising her children and then returned to serve as youth pastor in 1996. Val and Mark are the parents of three young adult children and one grandchild.

Janine Kruger
Children and Family Ministry Pastor

Janine Kruger has been a part of BCC ministries for almost 14 years, beginning with MOPS leadership and the Nursery. She is a former Youth Director, a homeschool mom, and leads a co-op for other homeschool families. Janine and her husband, Jeremiah, are parents to three children.

Reid Gilbert
Missions & Care Ministry Pastor

Reid and his wife Terri were born and raised in Buffalo and have been a part of Buffalo Covenant Church their entire lives. Reid has served in the church in a variety of ways and became pastor of Care and Missions in 2013. He and Terri have four daughters, three grandchildren, and live on the family farm.

Dave Macalena
Executive Director
Barb Anderson
Director of Ministry Development


Dwayne Kettenacker
Grant Bowman
Darwin Doose
Jeremiah Kruger
Steve Walstad
Todd Reiss
Mick Ling
Don Muilenburg