3900 Winnetka Avenue N., New Hope, MN 55427

Pastor Ashley Updegraff

Pastor Ashley Updegraff serves as the Associate Pastor of Holy Nativity. Previously, she has served congregations in central Illinois and in Rogers, MN. She did her undergraduate studies at the University of Iowa (Go, Hawkeyes!) and her seminary studies at Luther Seminary in St. Paul. Pastor Ashley loves teaching, preaching, and modeling a faith that matters for everyday life. She enjoys walking alongside the people of Holy Nativity and helping them to find God’s presence—and Jesus’s hope—in their joys and sorrows.

Pastor Ashley works closely with families and children of all ages, and believes the church is called to partner with families to raise healthy, faith-filled kids. She’s intentional and creative in connecting with others, and can’t wait to meet you!

When Pastor Ashley isn’t working, you’ll find her with her big, blended family, reading a book, enjoying the outdoors, or watching HGTV.