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Ryan Tarman

VGallery_Wooddale-035Ryan, known by all as Tarman, grew up at Wooddale and now has the privilege of pastoring the Grades 5-6 ministry on the Eden Prairie campus and overseeing Stephen Ministries and baptisms. Whether it’s the fun, energetic preteens or the authentic, relationship-driven teenagers, Tarman believes students are at a pivotal point in their faith to ask good questions and build true friendships.

Tarman has his master’s degree in Transformational Leadership from Bethel Seminary. He always enjoys a good cup of coffee and conversation. He has tried coffee that has been grown all over the world including civet coffee (google it). Even though he has never played, football is his favorite sport. Boomer Sooner! He can be found wearing cowboy boots or flip flops and enjoys camping, frisbee golf and country music.