Pastor Fredericksen grew up on the south shore of Long Island, New York before attending Concordia College in Bronxville, NY. Graduating with a B.A. in Mathematics, he taught at St. Mark's Lutheran School in Yonkers, NY for three years before heading to Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, MO. Pastor served his vicarage internship in Great Falls, MT and served churches in Cabot & Mt. Pocono, PA and Wilton, IA before being called to Our Savior in 2006. Pastor Fredericksen and his wife, Heather, met during their college years. They have been partners in life and ministry ever since. They are the proud parents of two daughters.