Little Prairie UMC Welcomes Pastor Penny Bonsell


Little Prairie United Methodist Church is elated to welcome Reverend Penny Bonsell as minister of the Little Prairie United Methodist Church, 2980 130th St E, Dundas, MN.

Rev. Bonsell has most recently served at Finlayson UMC and Sandstone UCC.  In addition, she has previously served as the Director of Children’s and Family Ministries, Spirit of Hope UMC in Golden Valley, Creator and Coordinator of Little Hands Ring and Sing, Lord of Life Lutheran Church in Maple Grove; and Director of Childhood and Family Ministries, All Saints Lutheran Church in Minnetonka. 

Rev. Bonsell has many ministry gifts including, relationship building, community building, Children’s and Family ministries and activities, visual arts, and music. She has a passion for creativity and for connecting with a faith community through the arts, nature, and community events.  She enjoys spiritual activities which in engage in the senses, such as baking bread, making music together, gathering around a campfire, gardening, or creating a pot on the potter’s wheel, all while being inspired to have fun along the way!

Visitors are welcome to attend Sunday services and all events hosted by Little Prairie UMC in person or view on the church Facebook page Visit the church website for more information at

Rev. Bonsell finds incredible joy in Children’s and family ministry and will bring this to the community during Vacation Bible School July 31-August 4 from 5-8pm each evening. Families of the community are welcome to join, please contact the church at the email ( or phone (507-663-6150) to register. Also join Little Prairie for the annual Cowboy Church service and meal coming this September! Visit www. to discover other family and children faith-based events to be held throughout the year.


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