Rev. Diane C. Olson
Pastor Diane is a retired ordained deacon in the United Methodist Church. She has wide-ranging experience in ministry gained during her appointments to four churches over 30 years. She has served primarily in areas of Christian education, mission/social justice outreach and pastoral care. Her responsibilities as a part-time visitation pastor include oversight of pastoral care needs and organization of Good Samaritan’s lay visitation ministry.
Diane grew up in southwestern Minnesota, attended the University of Minnesota for her Bachelor’s degree and Garrett-Evangelical for her Masters. She has three adult children, 3 lovely sons/daughters- in- law and three grandchildren. In her spare time, she enjoys writing and nature, and is a Minnesota Master Naturalist volunteer at the Minnesota River Valley Wildlife Refuge.