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The Rev. Dr. Taber is pastor of the Olivet United Methodist Church in Robbinsdale, MN. Randy has a B.A. degree from the University of Minnesota, Morris (1973), a Master of Divinity degree from United Theological Seminary (1977), and a Ph.D. from Walden College (1985). He is an ordained United Methodist Clergy. Randy is married to Kris, and they have 3 children.

Dr. Taber is also a Chaplain Lt. Col. in the Minnesota Air National Guard (Continuing), and is presently assigned to the 148th Fighter Wing based in Duluth. In his capacity of Chaplain, Randy not only participates in exercises, but also assists in developing counseling, pastoral ministry, and chaplaincy skills. Randy is experienced in sexual assault counseling, marriage couseling, and serving as a death and dying group therapist. Most recently, Randy has been instrumental in developing a training package dealing with crises management and suicide prevention.

Dr. Taber's theological perspective is conservative and evangelical with an emphasis on shared leadership and information in a collegial setting. Randy considers himself to be a servant and treats everyone with cordiality and respect. He is motivated by a deep calling to the gospel and has a sincere desire to see persons serve Jesus Christ and His church. In addition to his daily ministry, Randy especially enjoys officiating at marriages and funerals, both at Olivet and at Ft. Snelling.

Olivet United Methodist Church

3620 43rd Ave N
Robbinsdale, MN 55422-1535

Rev. Dr. Randall K Taber | olivetumc1@juno.com
(763) 537-8351 | Fax: (763) 536-8161

Sunday School: 9:00 AM (except summer) | Praise Hymns: 9:45 AM
Worship: 10:00 AM | (Youth Sunday School during worship except during summer)


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