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About Us

Charlie Houle

Pastor

CUFI, Small Groups

Charlie grew up in Elk River, and has lived in Minnesota his whole life. He graduated from St. Cloud State University with a degree in General Business. He became very involved in the Elk River community as he spent 25 years working for their family owned business, including the final 13 years as President/CEO.

Charlie began attending Living Word in 1994, and came on staff in 2004 to assist in the Ministry of Helps department. In 2009, he moved to the Small Groups department and joined the pastoral staff in 2012. He now oversees Small Group development and Member Relations, along with assisting with CUFI and several other small groups. Charlie and his wife, Stacey, lead Marriage Matters, Living Word’s group for married couples. Stacey also has been on Living Word’s staff as a graphic designer since 2001 and currently homeschools their two youngest children.