Pastor John Price


John and Loraine Price, both born and grew up in the state of Michigan.  They met and married after college, and have been married 42 years.  John graduated from Michigan Tech with a degree in forestry and soils.  Loraine graduated from Taylor University with a degree in Christian Education.  They have four grown children: Of Waconia, MN, Hannah, married to Terry Parker, with children Maggie and Charlie; of West St Paul, MN, John, married to Toni; of Wells, MN, Megan, married to Josh Edwards, with children Ezra, Aiden, and Josephine; of Sioux Falls, SD Liz, in relationship with Mike.
John and Loraine have a home in Sioux Falls.  Loraine requested a year away from ministry after John retired from United Church of Canistota in 2019.  John has served parishes in Canistota (2007-2019), Cavalier, ND (1998-2007), Murdo (1991-1998), and Faith (1985-1991).  John and Loraine first moved to South Dakota in 1981 to Leola, SD where John served as a Soil Conservationist for McPherson county. He graduated from Asbury Theological Seminary in 1985.  John’s hobbies include hunting, gardening, fishing, paint ball, hiking/camping, and watching SciFi movies.  Loraine’s hobbies include interior decoration, perennial flower gardening, writing, quilting, and camping.