Pastor Tahna was born and raised in Wadena MN, where she graduated from Wadena-Deer Creek High School in 2001. She and her husband Jason met and started dating in 8th grade and got married October 1st, 2005. She and Jason went onto to college in Jamestown & Valley City ND where she graduate in December of 2005 with a Marketing and Management Degree, minoring in Business Administration.
After college Pastor Tahna and Jason planned to moved back home to Wadena only as a transition, but God had other plans. She worked as a bank employee and then as Church Secretary for a Lutheran Church, where she felt the Lord calling her into Ministry as a Pastor. She then continued her education with the Minnesota School of Ministry (MNSOM) and got her credentials in April of 2017 and is currently continuing her education to become a licensed pastor.
Pastor Tahna has been part of Verndale Family Life Church since Pastor Amos came on staff in May of 2010, where she was a volunteer youth leader and helped with the office administration. In 2016 Pastor Amos confirmed Tahna’s calling into Ministry and offered her a position as the Connections Director for Family Life Church. Pastor Tahna officially became part of the staff of FLC May of 2016. Since coming on staff her position with Family Life Church has grown into Administration, Youth & Connections.
Pastor Tahna and Jason have two children: Cael and Adaiah.